Dallas Mavericks forward Josh Howard was caught disrespecting the National Anthem at a charity event in this YouTube video making it’s rounds on the internet.
‘The Star-Spangled Banner’ is going on. I don’t celebrate this sh**. I’m black,” Howard is heard saying.
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said that the team had already dealt with Howard at the time of the incident in July.
“That said, we will be going through some advanced communication skill sessions together this training camp,” Cuban said Tuesday. “I have explained to him that cellphone cameras are not your friend and that what you think you said on camera is never what people will hear when it shows up on YouTube or TV.”
No stranger to controversy, Howard was recently arrested in North Carolina for a street race, and has admitted to smoking marijuana.
According to Cuban, “Josh really is a good guy with a great heart. He just doesn’t do a good job of showing that side of himself publicly. We will work on that.”
View the Josh Howard National Anthem video below.