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Really? Unfortunately, yeah. Sure, maybe the guy was just describing Yi's nationality, like calling a player "the Russian," But you would never call the Russian player "the Russkie" (I'm pretty sure Russkie is still a pejorative in the post-Cold war era). If he wanted to describe the nationality of Yi Jianlian of the New Jersey Nets, a veteran of the...