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Look: Pro Athletes Blasted Donald Trump for His 'Locker Room Talk' Audio Tape Defense

Look: Pro Athletes Blasted Donald Trump for His 'Locker Room Talk' Audio Tape Defense

Here's what Blake Griffin, CJ McCollum and others had to say.

Published October 10th

During a second presidential debate against Hillary Clinton on Sunday night, Donald Trump attempted to dismiss his sexually charged comments about women from a 2005 video as nothing more than "locker room talk."

The controversial presidential candidate's reasoning only seemed to draw the ire of Americans that much more — including within the sports world, where locker rooms are athletes' sanctuaries.

Upon hearing The Donald use "locker room talk" as an excuse for saying it's OK to "grab [women] by the p****" and "you can do anything," pro athletes from the NBA, NFL, MLB and more all weighed in, blasting Trump.

Los Angeles Clippers teammates Blake Griffin and Jamal Crawford wondered what locker room Trump was referring to, while mocking the Republican's constant sniffling during the debate.

Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum did much of the same.

Utah Jazz guard Kendall Marshall didn't let Trump's excuse slide, either.

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Chris Conley also gave Trump's comments a thorough read.

Oakland Athletics pitcher Sean Doolittle wanted to set the record straight on what "locker room talk" consists of.

Perhaps Major League Soccer player Robbie Rogers backed his fellow athletes best, letting Trump know that it's not OK to lump athletes in with his "locker room talk" defense.

Not on their watch, Donald.

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Written by Mark Lelinwalla

(Photo from left: Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images, Maddie Meyer/Getty Images, Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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