WNBA Great Asserts ‘Black People Can’t Be Racist’ Amid Criticism Over Caitlin Clark Remarks

Swoopes raised eyebrows with her comments about Iowa basketball star Caitlin Caitlin.

Sheryl Swaoopes was criticized for comments she made about Caitlin’s WNBA prospects. She expressed her expectations toward her.

She stated that “Blacks can’t be racists”.

Sheryl Swoopes, a member of the Houston Comets, poses at the Compaq Centre in Houston during the WNBA finals on September 5, 1999.


Swoopes replied, “I am going to say that and then we will end the conversation. Swoopes responded, “I am going to say that then I will finish this conversation.

“I grew up in a small West Texas community where most people were white. My best childhood pal is White. We attended college together and we won a championship. Our team was dominated by Whites. It’s not in my DNA.

Clark has praised Clark’s efforts to improve women’s college basketball, as well as her record-breaking feat.

Athletes Unlimited and WNBA Phoenix Mercury play-by-play announcer Cindy Brunson, left, and Sheryl Swoopes pose during a commercial break in an Athletes Unlimited game between Team Mitchell and Team Hillmon at Fair Park Coliseum in Dallas on March 11, 2023.

I think breaking the record for women’s college ball is a big achievement. Caitlin made a major contribution to women’s college basketball not just in Kansas.

Caitlin was the best college shooter that I’ve seen.

Sheryl Swoopes attends the Women’s Sports Foundation’s Salute to Women In Sports, held at Cipriani Wall Street New York City.

Swoopes did not want to be labeled a “bust” when it came to Angel Reese and the LSU Tigers Angel Clark, as well as their eventual success at the next level. She didn’t want to be called a “bust”.