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Floyd Mayweather and Spike Lee Hash Out Their Jeremy Lin-Related Differences

Spike Lee has become a big fan of Jeremy Lin, and didn't take kindly to Floyd Mayweather recently dissing the Knicks star. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
Spike Lee has become a big fan of Jeremy Lin, and didn't take kindly to Floyd Mayweather recently dissing the Knicks star. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
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Scott Christ is the managing editor of Bad Left Hook and has been covering boxing for SB Nation since 2006.

FoxSports.com reports that basketball fans Floyd Mayweather Jr and Spike Lee were able to talk out their recent differences last night in Miami, as the two attended the Knicks vs Heat game (won by the Heat, 102-88).

Mayweather recently criticized Knicks star Jeremy Lin, alleging that Lin was only receiving praise because he's Asian. Lee, probably the world's most famous Knicks fanatic, took issue with that on Twitter a few days back, after Lin hit a game-winning three-pointer:

Floyd Mayweather I Hope You Watched Jeremy Hit The Gamewinning 3 Pointer With .005 Seconds Left.Our Guy Can BALL PLAIN AND SIMPLE.RECOGNIZE.
Feb 15 via Twitter for BlackBerry® Favorite Retweet Reply


Last night, the two were both courtside in Miami, and Lee had praise for Mayweather after their talk.

Floyd Mayweather And I Had A Great Conversation Courtside.We're MAD COOL.ALL LOVE.2 Brotha's.YA-DIG http://t.co/PiMy0AxT
Feb 24 via Twitter for BlackBerry® Favorite Retweet Reply


I'm quite certain this will all make Mayweather less prone to silly comments in the future. He's back at work on May 5, facing Miguel Cotto in Las Vegas.

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