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White Owned News Outlets Attack Star Basketball Player's Decision to Attend an HBCU - Makur Maker @ Howard University

White Owned News Outlets Attack Star Basketball Player
Posted By: Will Moss on December 03, 2020

Recently it seems that many white owned media outlets not only in the United States, but around the world have been seriously criticizing Star Basketball Player, Makur Maker's decision to attend a Historically Black College/University.

The latest attack comes from an Australian media outlet that seems bent on making his decision seem like a bad choice to attend an HBCU.

The real reason why there is any controversy has more to do with a groin injury than the fact that Maker is attending an HBCU. The Chronicle is claiming that Maker may drop in the draft, and tries to tie that drop to his attending an HBCU.



Quite a ridiculous claim, but read a bit from the article below...

The headline reads: "Aussie phenom Makur Maker’s gamble blows up in his face

Aussie physical marvel Makur Maker’s “game-changing” experiment has already cost him $5 million in 2021 NBA Draft predictions."


Aussie Makur Maker’s historic gamble to play his one-and-done college season with Howard University is off to a disastrous start.

The 20-year-old cousin of Cleveland NBA star Thon Maker rolled the dice in becoming the first five-star high school recruit to play for a Historically Black University (HBCU) since ESPN’s records began in 2007, earlier this year.

It was called a “game-changer” by NBA commentators — but, so far, his move has done nothing to enhance the prospect of top players choosing to play with a HBCU.

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Maker, a 7-foot, 2.31m wingspan potential star is out “indefinitely” with a groin injury, while his team has stumbled to a 0-3 start to the season.

He is now facing the prospect of being put in cotton wool before the 2021 NBA Draft to protect himself from further injury.
Makur Maker was 2.11m tall as an 18-year-old.
Makur Maker was 2.11m tall as an 18-year-old.

It is a bad enough start that commentators have already made up their minds that his gamble has been a failure.

Playing in a team completely removed from the college basketball spotlight — and a team certain to miss out on the NCAA March Madness Tournament — Maker is out of sight and out of mind with potential recruiters.

Maker, a forecast first round draft pick, has had a lot to lose.

He remains the No. 16 ranked recruit for the 2021 NBA Draft, according to ESPN’s Top 100 NBA Draft rankings.


Clearly this media outlet does not like Maker's decision to attend an HBCU... What do you think about his decision?
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