"Good job, Petey."
Memphis Grizzlies head coach Taylor Jenkins was furious with the officiating after their loss to the Utah Jazz on Friday night.
ESPN reporter Katie George orchestrated a humorous jersey swap between NBA analyst Richard Jefferson and the Grizzlies' Frankie Ferrari.
"I got nothing back"
"Are we the only sane people here?”
"When someone puts on a jersey, they’re no longer a human being"
"I think this was a cry out."
"Why are we trying to lay down the hammer on a 23-year-old who didn’t break a law?"
"It may be stupid, but I don’t know what he’s done to be suspended."
"We’re just tweeting out things for engagement. Is that where we’re at? I’d be willing to bet that language didn’t come from the Grizzlies. This is the problem. It’s agenda-driven media."
"It’s not the best look to quote that rap lyric just as you’re coming back from dangling a gun."
"Especially with the media being attracted to just keeping up with what we’re doing, or what’s the next kind of grab or story."
"There better be a real turn in behavior right now."
"I don’t want white America to think for one second that this is an example that you’re gonna use to shine a light on the collective problem on the Black community."
"Does that mean he wants to associate with the Crips? Or he got initiated by the Crips? Or he has a dream of being a Crip?"
The rivalry between Shannon Sharpe and the Grizzlies is alive and well.
"I'm not saying anybody was right or wrong, but I'm saying, as a guy who's on television, I could never get into it with the players"