Chicago Sky players claim the WNBA team was racially harassed outside the hotel

Source: MEGA

Several members of the Chicago Sky claimed they were racially harassed outside their hotel this week.

June 6, 2024, published at 11:30 am ET

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“Miss. Carter, have you had a chance to contact Caitlin?” the man asked Carter shortly after she got off the team bus and headed to the team hotel on Wednesday.

“Chennedy, did you get the chance?” the man continued as security attempted to block the man's camera. “The basketball world wants to know if you had a chance to contact her.”

Flash forward to later Wednesday night, and several members of the Chicago Sky went to X to provide more details about the confrontation between Chennedy Carter and the man who asked about Caitlin Clark.

According to WNBA star Angel ReeseCarter was 'harassed' by the man. Reese also called the situation “a nasty job” and demanded that it “must stop.”

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“Finding our team hotel to pull out a camera as we get off the bus and putting it in my teammates' face and harassing her is dirty work,” Reese accused. “This is really out of control and must STOP.”

Chicago Sky forward Michaela Onyenwere And Isabelle Harrison also went to X to condemn the alleged harassment outside their hotel on Wednesday.

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Onyenwere demanded that “a line must be drawn.” Harrison thanked the team's security and claimed that she and her WNBA teammates “couldn't even get off the bus” because of the alleged harassment.

“If we are being harassed in our hotel, we have to draw a line,” Onyenwere wrote. “Some 'fans' have NO CHILLLLL.”

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“WOW! Thank GOD for safety. It's crazy that my teammate is being harassed in our hotel!” Harrison added. “I couldn't even get off the bus!”

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Even more troubling was Onyenwere's claim that the now-viral video of the incident was “edited” and did not include a series of racist comments hurled at the WNBA team as they walked from the bus to the hotel.

According to Onyenwere, the man who confronted Carter on Wednesday also called the Chicago Sky players “ghetto b——” and claimed that “women's sports ain't s—.”

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“Interesting how the posted video was edited and not how he harassed our staff while calling us 'ghetto b——' and saying 'women's sports is not s—,” Onyenwere tweeted early Thursday morning. after video of the incident went viral.

“We have no intention of normalizing this kind of thing,” she added.

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