Ex-NBA Broadcaster Files Wrongful Termination Lawsuit After Firing Over ‘All Lives Matter’ Tweet

Former Sacramento Kings play-by-play voice, Grant Napear has filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against KHTK parent company the Bonneville International, after he was fired for tweeting ‘ALL LIVES MATTER’ last year.

According to Sacramento Fox40, “The complaint alleges wrongful termination, discrimination and retaliation in connection with Napear’s firing from his job at KHTK in June of 2020 following a contentious Twitter exchange…The lawsuit is asking for damages, including lost and future wages and emotional distress.”

The Twitter exchange came shortly after the country’s racial tension was heightened by the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Napear was responding to a tweet from former Kings center DeMarcus Cousins, who asked the broadcaster, “what’s your take on BLM?”

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