The sports world according to michael rapaportactor, top 50 podcaster, awardwinning film maker, and sports fanaticfrom the greatest and downright worst athletes, players, teams, and jerseys, but minus statistics, analytics, or anything else that isnt pure hustle in this hell of a book shaquille oneal. Nba players reveal favorite trash talk stories and trash talkers before. What are the best sports trash talk quotes of all time. Nba trash talk, ejections, heated moments 20192020.
Kevin garnett intensity on the court translates to some very scary trash talk. The official site of the national basketball association. Famous trash talking nba moments featuring star celebrities follow us on instagram. The late 80s and early 90s were the heyday of nba trash talk, and while it seemed like talking smack was a dying art form as the 21st century began to rear its. Kevin garnett and the top 10 best trash talkers in nba history. Trashtalking goes handinhand with basketball probably more than any other sport. One of the only nba players who can back up his trash talk. Sam cassell was one of the biggest trash talkers in the nba over the. The celtics blew out the pistons in this game 10986 so im not sure where the trash talking was needed. I truly cried at the story michael meeting at ali and the moment they. Lebron james trash talking and savage moments of his nba career. For better or for worse, kd definitely pioneered a moment in nba trash talk history. The warriors star returns to the bill simmons podcast to discuss trash talk, the rise of giannis and zion williamson, his plans for the summer, and much more.
By far, his most legendary moments as a trashtalker came in that series against the new york knicks. Nba legend sends room into hysterics with surprising trash talk at inaugural nba awards. In this book has balls, rapaport uses his signature smack talk style and inyourface humor to discuss everything from why lebron will. During allstar weekend, espn caught up with several nba players to uncover the best trash talkers and their favorite trash talking stories. Trash talking in the nba is different now than it used to be.
Great moments in trash talk history bleacher report. In fact, imagine the nba with no trash talking there was a time when that was the case, believe it or not. The 50 best trash talk lines in sports history bleacher report. Michael jordan, was not only the goat in terms of his basketball skills, but also his ability to get into other peoples heads and talk trash. Michael jordans famous shrug game had a pretty dark. Russell westbrook 47 points, 11 rebounds, 9 assists, 0 steals, 7 turnovers 1534 fg, 51 8pt, 1217 ft oh yeah, he was talking about how he was firstteam alldefense, but i didnt know what he was talking about because i had 42 at the time in the series. The basketball world could barely wait any longer for the 2007 nba allstar game. Larry glared at him, made the first free throw and said, rook, i am the best ing shooter in the league. Best allaccess micd up moments of the 2018 nba season duration. Sports rants from the mvp of talking trash audible audiobook unabridged. Nba best trash talking moments compilation part 1 bballbeast. The golden state warriors doeverything forward already was considered one of the best smacktalkers in todays nba before.
The nba 2k players tournament ended saturday night with the phoenix suns devin booker beating teammate deandre ayton. This trash talking incident goes all the way back to may of 1999. Just another crazy trash talking encounter of an insane garnett taking it too far. Throwing shade has taken over the nba from embiid and lebron to the lakers rookies and beyond, this is how instagram comments and socialmedia personas became the new. Steve spurrier and the south carolina gamecocks had high hopes going into the 2014 season, with a no. The definitive ranking of steve spurriers best insults. His hit on ahmard hall carved this quote in the record books for good. Michelle obama hilariously breaks down why melania trumps inauguration gift exchange appeared so awkward this yearold cheerleader serving some serious sassy face is taking over twitter as. Confidence is the key for any player to succeed and one of the surest ways for a player to maintain faith in their own game is for them to engage in trash talk. Throughout the history of the nba, there have been some incredible. From whiteknuckle tetherball games played during recess to the biggest postseason matchups across pro sports, trash talk is a fact of life. Trash talking is common in many sports but basketball players seem to take it to the next level. Image this entry was posted in basketball, nba, nba trash talk and tagged boston celtics, indiana pacers, larry bird, nba trash talk, reggie miller. Hes one of the greatest football coaches of all times, despite still being very young.
Reggie tried to disrupt larrys concentration when he was shooting free throws late in a game. Lebron james trash talking and savage moments youtube. Rasheed wallace is the alltime leader of the nba for technical fouls, so you know hes done his fair share of trash talk over the years. His most famous showing in the trash talk field is in the.
Every nba teams best trash talker, ranked fox sports. He cant help getting caught up in the heat of the moment. Draymond green, welcome to the basketball trash talk hall of fame. In a case of misunderstood advertising, hundreds of major league athletes show up at an environmental meeting entitled trash talk hoping to get additional schooling in onthefield intimidation talk. Sports rants from the mvp of talking trash rapaport, michael on. One nba player in earshot of the trash talk told the undefeated that james responded by saying that he was the father of three kids and a man. Subscribe the best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it. Your home for scores, schedules, stats, news, nba league pass, nba tv, video highlights, fantasy, rankings and more for nba. No infringement is intended, all videos are edited to. Basketball takes trashtalking to a whole new level of intensity. Nba players like draymond green, russell westbrook, joel embiid. Robert gussin, author of trash talk, has hit it out of the park with his debut novel. Payton used his mouth as much as his feet to lock down opponents on defense.
Reggie miller recalled his encounter with larry birds legendary trash talking ability in his book i love being the enemy. Kevin hart explains how to be the best trashtalking fan courtside at nba games. Larry bird trash talk moment in a game against seattle. Enjoy the 50 best trash talk lines in sports history. Kevin durant on his trashtalking experience with kobe. It was the conclusion of a 16player tournament broadcast on espn in which.
You mean like leclown and ad, and most of the nba s stars these days. The basketball trash talk hall of fame the undefeated. The nba s best were honored with awards on june 26, so were handing a lifetime achievement honor of our ownthe nba s greatest trash talker. Warning, we use graphic language on the original nba trash talk page, we post stats, news and trash talking. Kevin hart explains how to be the best trashtalking nba fan. Man is born with an onoff switch that can transform a. So, without further ado, here are ten of the best trashtalkers the nba has ever seen.
Nba courtside moments featuring famous celebrity kevin. What sets kd apart is that hes an open book, willing to speak his. So he found another way to channel his obsession with sports. Image this entry was posted in basketball, nba, nba trash talk and tagged boston celtics, chuck daly, dennis rodman, detroit pistons, larry bird, nba trash talk. Nba best trash talking moments compilation part 1 youtube. The 9 greatest trash talking moments in nba history. He has an opinion on everything and hes always right and if you dont agree, youre always fucking wrong. In the hardwood classics video, they put a mic on jordan in a pistons game, and he was trash talking lindsay hunter all over the offensive end. Trash talk is as old as the sport itself, with many of the games most acclaimed players noted equally for their verbal prowess as their athletic ability. On my channel you will find nba what ifs, nba conspiracies, nba history, and anything else i can think of that will keep you entertained. After the sixth make, we got one of the most iconic moments in the history. With his fiery competitive nature, not only did he want to destroy you, but let you know about it as well.795 595 1481 1052 1237 105 980 1066 164 1302 781 789 849 1334 1515 1233 793 842 1034 953 690 638 787 255 708 1403 999 867 1130 378 1322 118 501 695 1466 996