Spherical one of many NBA Playoffs is effectively underway and the newest twist within the epic sports activities narrative that has been the 2023 NBA season is an occasion that came about throughout final night time’s Sport 2 of the sequence between the Golden State Warriors and the shock success of the season, the Sacramento Kings.
Within the fourth quarter, because the Kings led the Warriors 91-87 in Sacramento, the Dubs’ Draymond Inexperienced and the Kings’ Domantas Sabonis received snarled preventing for a rebound, resulting in Sabonis ending up on the ground (for what felt just like the 99th time this sequence) and grabbing at Inexperienced’s ankles to forestall him from getting again down the court docket.
Whether or not accidentally or design, Inexperienced wound up planting his foot dead in the middle of his opponent’s chest, leading to his expulsion from the sport. The incident appears to be all anybody can discuss this morning, with Shaq standing up for Draymond on final night time’s Inside The NBA and plenty of followers chiming in — together with rap’s resident supervillain, 50 Cent.
50, who has a drinks partnership with the Kings and attended each video games in Sacramento, was fast with the jokes on Instagram. “Mentioned @money23green what the fuck you do this for?” he wrote within the caption of a pair of screenshots of the incident. “He stated 50 im a giant stepper, i’m out right here steppin on sh*t it’s the play offs.”
I suppose 50 approves, however that’s no shock from somebody who had as many rivalries on records as Inexperienced has had on the court docket.