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Gregg Popovich had a heartfelt message for Bill Kennedy before his 1st game as an openly gay referee

The entire story of Bill Kennedy, as told here by Kevin Arnovitz in ESPN The Magazine, is a great one. He’s the first openly gay referee in the NBA, one of the most respected officials in the entire league, and a man who is fulfilling a dream of being an NBA referee that he has been working towards since he was a kid. Kennedy had never gone public with his sexuality until last December, when Rajon Rondo yelled a gay slur at him after Kennedy had ejected him.
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