NBA Player Shuts Down Twitter Page Due To Blood Gang Allegations

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Hours after The Denver Post raised questions about whether his tweets were written in a way commonly associated with street gangs, Nuggets guard J.R. Smith pulled the plug on his Twitter page on Tuesday. He presumably didn’t think it was worth all the bad publicity.

His last message to fans before it was closed late Tuesday afternoon: “ok people i love all of my fans im sorry but this will be my last tweet you know why but it is what it is love all an tke Care”

Smith’s tweets raised print eyebrows after someone noticed he was occasionally replacing words that would have a “C” in them with a “K,” giving some the impression of an association with the Bloods street gang. (Kudos for the capital “C” jab above, kid.) Smith tried to correct the issue in a tweet late Monday night, but ultimately decided to close the account, according to The Denver Post.

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