"You know, I hate gay people, so I let it be known. I don't like gay people and I don't like to be around gay people," he said while a guest on Sports Talk 790 The Ticket. "I'm homophobic. I don't like it. It shouldn't be in the world or in the United States."
I suppose we should commend him for being an open and honest bigot. Hardaway later apologized for his comments, but it was too late, he lost his job as a league spokesman for the NBA.