A popular sports commentator slammed the idea of the NBA painting “Black Lives Matter” on courts where games would be played, saying, “the road to hell is paved with good intentions.”
When asked about it, former NFL defensive end Marcellus Wiley warned of the dangers of identity politics and said putting the slogan on courts is “not a good idea.”
“We know what identity politics does; it divides and it polarizes,” said Wiley on Fox Sports’ Speak for Yourself earlier this week. “No matter how you want to look at it, that’s just the effect of it, no matter how great the intentions are. And we all know, the road to hell is paved with good intentions.”
— Speak For Yourself (@SFY) June 30, 2020
Wiley voiced the problematic environment being created where free speech is allowed some, but not others.
“…There’s a problem with — when you start to go down this road of ‘freedom of expression,’ ‘freedom of speech,’ and how much social