Hopefully this is the end of a controversy that took on a life of its own since we first reported it earlier last week.

Former Brooklyn Nets player Kenyon Martin has apologized for his critical comments directed at Jeremy Lin who Martin accused of “cultural appropriation” and “wanting to be Black” after the Asian American player sported dreadlocks.

“I made a statement. Wording probably was bad,” said Martin in a video published by TMZ Sports.

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