WATCH: Celtics Coach Joe Mazzulla Turns The Tables On Race-Baiting Question – EVOL

Celtics head coach Joe Mazzulla shut down a race-baiting question from a Yahoo Sports reporter ahead of his team’s game 2 NBA Finals clash against the Dallas Mavericks.

Mazzulla, who is mixed race, was asked whether he saw any significance in the fact that both he and Mavericks Head Coach Jason Kidd both have African American heritage. The reporter, Yahoo Sports’ Vincent Goodwill, noted that it was the first time since 1975 that two African American head coaches will be going head-to-head in a finals matchup.

“I wonder how many of those have been Christian coaches,” Mazzulla said Saturday without any hesitation. His response was met with silence from press pool members. After about 10 seconds, the press conference moved ahead to another question without any further comment.

Celtics coach Joe Mazzulla shuts down a race-baiting question in epic fashion.

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Goodwill was not happy with Mazzulla’s response in a follow-up article for Yahoo Sports. “There was stunned silence in the room because it felt like an awkward answer, at the very least. Shockingly, and this may come as a surprise to



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