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Spurs Rookie Lonnie Walker Criticized Over Fourth of July Tweet

Lonnie Walker, Spurs

San Antonio Spurs rookie Lonnie Walker IV got some Twitter users in an uproar on Wednesday over a tweet about not celebrating the Fourth of July.

“Will never celebrate 4th of July. Know your history!! and stay woke,” he wrote in a now-deleted tweet.

Lonnie Walker, Tweet

Walker, who was chosen as the no.18 pick during the NBA draft by the Spurs, faced backlash and was told by some users to leave the country.

ESPN Sports business reporter Darren Rovell said that it wasn’t a good idea for Walker to tweet that comment because of the military.

Walker did have people defending him on his stance.