SAN FRANCISCO, CA – NOVEMBER 10: Golden State Warroirs guard Stephen Curry and his wife Ayesha are fans on the sidelines during the Carolina Panthers and San Francisco 49ers NFL Game at Candlestick Park on November 10, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The Panthers won the game 10-9. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

What do polarizing NBA personalities agree on? Criticizing Steph Curry’s wife Ayesha, apparently. Stephen A. Smith’s the latest to do that, starting by bashing her controversial tweets (although she was far from the only one bashing the refs; Warriors’ head coach Steve Kerr did too) on ESPN’s postgame show Thursday night:

Smith then went on to call Ayesha “out of pocket” on First Take Friday, and she responded:

Smith’s far from the only ESPN personality to criticize Ayesha, though. Here’s what Brian Windhorst had to say about her Thursday (on ABC 5 Cleveland’s postgame show, apparently?):

And let’s not forget that Fox’s Jason Whitlock had a hot Ayesha Curry take on the inaugural episode of Speak For Yourself Monday:

Apparently, Ayesha Curry isn’t allowed to have opinions about the NBA, but male analysts are allowed to have strong opinions about her thoughts. Embrace the debate.

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Andrew Bucholtz has been covering sports media for Awful Announcing since 2012. He is also a staff writer for The Comeback. His previous work includes time at Yahoo! Sports Canada and Black Press.

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