JaVale McGee, and the phone Shaq uses to film his funny videos. After the Golden State Warriors came back from a first-half deficit to once again dismantle the Los Angeles Clippers in the nightcap of TNT’s Thursday night doubleheader, you might have expected the evening’s “Shaqtin’ a Fool” segment to focus on Warriors firebrand Draymond Green, who returned from the All-Star break with a command performance that saw him rip into future Hall of Famer Paul Pierce and throw yet another questionable kick in the direction of an opponent. With “Shaqtin’ a Fool,” and Shaquille O’Neal, and the Warriors, it’s always going to be about JaVale McGee.
It didn’t long for Tito Ortiz to overpower Chael Sonnen at Bellator 170 and submit him in just over two minutes (full highlights here). It actually took longer for Sonnen to open up his mouth after the crushing loss in his promotional debut and suggest that “The Huntington Beach Bad Boy” verbally tapped earlier in the fight. In response to Sonnen’s claim, Ortiz posted the following earlier today (Fri., Feb. 24, 2017) via Twitter: The victory marked Ortiz’s final fight of an impressive 20-year career. While Sonnen can try to defend his lackluster effort and stick to his guns, referee “Big” John McCarthy, who was responsible for breaking up the action early in the first round, has no idea what
You have to give it to him. Draymond Green said after all the controversy about his various incidents of legs-gone-awry that he wouldn’t change his approach at all. And he hasn’t. Green has been involved with several incidents involving flailing feet this season, and on Thursday, added another to his highlight reel, this time nearly kicking Blake Griffin in the head. Well, I’m sure tomorrow we’ll hear all about how it’s his natural motion and he was just “trying to make a play.” The question will be if the NBA sees differently. It’s not impossible for the league to look at this and decide to take punitive action, given how close this came to being legitimately dangerous had he actually kicked