Not only are the Golden State Warriors winning – the team’s 17-2 is the best mark in the NBA currently – but they’re also winning with aplomb. This is a wickedly entertaining bunch to watch, they boast the NBA’s best defense and a fantastic offense filled with all manner of cutting, dishing and swishing.
Because the team is winning so much, the squad at one point adopted a victory cigar-styled theme song of sorts to blare and sing along to after each win. The song was O.T. Genasis's "CoCo,” which features a video that we can’t quite embed on this page because of its very NSFW nature.
The Dubs, led by resurgent forward Marreese Speights, loved posting videos of his teammates singing along to the cheerful ditty.
We’ve seen the last of those, apparently, because somebody somewhere got to the Warriors to tell them, “hey, you should really stop singing that song about cocaine on the team plane and then uploading videos of you singing that song about cocaine on the team plane to the internet.”
Something like that. Here’s Speights' tweet:
We wish we could do the coco thing but they said we can't nomore sorry!!! #dubnation!!!
— Marreese Speights (@Mospeights16) December 7, 2014
There’s absolutely nothing wrong with liking and singing along to a song about illicit drugs, I’ve had a Steely Dan song about heroin stuck in my head all day and I’m not exactly tying one off this evening, but it’s still probably not the best look to peel that song off every time you win. Sometimes these songs turn into unofficial team anthems, and that’s when dumb dads like me and young kids get into the action of pumping a tune up because it’s associated with a team, and we can see why Speights was asked to stop.
It’s not as if the Warriors didn’t know what was up, either, as you can see Andrew Bogut making the “my face is on fire” hand gesture commonly associated to being all about that … y’know.
For those that are unaware, the NBA has a rather strict drug testing policy regarding cocaine in place, so if any Warrior had tossed back a toot or two during the offseason or so far this season, they would have been well caught by now and suspended.
(Then again, Marreese Speights has lost a whole lot of weight recently …)
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