Andrew Wiggins denies using the word gay in post-game comments

Nerlens Noel of Oklahoma City Thunder leaves on stretcher after hard fall

Video: Andrew Wiggins Calls Dennis Schroder "Gay" In Postgame Interview

Andrew Wiggins loves playing in Oklahoma City.

Schroder took issue with the Timberwolves when a number of players appeared to be laughing while Thunder center Nerlens Noel lay motionless on the floor from a scary fall.

Noel was contesting a dunk attempt from Minnesota's Andrew Wiggins when Wiggins inadvertently elbowed him in the face. New Wolves coach Ryan Saunders also got a victory in his first game as head coach after Minnesota relieved Tom Thibodeau of his duties Sunday. Noel was down for several minutes before being taken away from the court.

ESPN report he was taken OU Medical Center where he is being held overnight to undergo some tests. "So the more he's around I think the better it is for all of us, just because of what he represents and what he's about". Medical personnel worked to get Noel quickly to the hospital, and it was not clear if he remained there Wednesday morning.

Wiggins converted both free throws, and when George missed a 3-point attempt on the ensuing possession, the Canadian had the ball in his hands to try and put the game away for the Timberwolves. Teague was issued two technicals and ejected, while Schroder also picked up a technical.

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Wiggins is clearly heard saying at the 35-second mark of this video: "I don't know what's wrong with him, he was just gay".

Wiggins, however, says he was misunderstood.

National Basketball Association player Nerlens Noel had to be stretchered off the court after getting knocked out in a sickening fall during a game on Tuesday night. "He obviously comes from a great pedigree with his dad (the late Flip Saunders), and he's been around it for a long time, and being around Thibs and in the game, so I'm sure he'll do a good job". He's not someone I look at as a problem.

A few minutes after the collision, there was a skirmish between Thunder guard Dennis Schroder and Timberwolves guard Jeff Teague.

Timberwolves: Host the Dallas Mavericks on Friday.

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