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The newest installment of Jimmy Kimmel’s “Mean Tweets” segment featured NBA players and broadcasters who receive Twitter hate. The Twitter vitriol included two accusations of bestiality, a valid question of Shaq’s Buick commercial and a link between Chris Paul and Michael Jackson. Some of the NBA personalities vehemently disagreed with the Tweets, while other begrudgingly owned up to the criticism. The best response was probably Metta World Peace because I could totally see him chomping on an apple as a reaction to a hurtful Tweet. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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The Rockets need to complete a few moves to offer a max contract, something they feel is likely. Houston...
According to a report from Brian Kotloff of Sports Illustrated via Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicles, the Rockets are going all in when the free agent period gets underway, as they have targeted not only Dwight Howard as a possible acquisition, but also Chris Paul.
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Twitter is a wonderful and resourceful creation where ideas, information, and opinions are exchanged, but it also gives folks the platform to say mean and hurtful things to others simply because, there are no repercussions.
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Kobe Bryant, DeAndre Jordan, Blake Griffin, Chris Paul, Rajon Rondo, Andre Iguodala, Matt Barnes, Metta World Peace and Shaq take part in the hilarious Jimmy Kimmel segment ‘Mean Tweets’ which consists of celebrities reading mean tweets written about them on the popular social media site.
Tweet Jimmy Kimmel Live has a recurring segment where they bring celebrities on the show to read disdainful tweets directed at or about them entitled “Mean Tweets.” If you haven’t seen it before, it’s quite humorous. On Sunday night as Kimmel came on directly before game two of the NBA Finals, Kimmel hosted a special [...]
The Atlanta Hawks and two other teams have been fined an undisclosed amount by the NBA for tampering.
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Jimmy Kimmel is at it again, folks. One minute, he has a 2-year old taking down Shaq in a shooting contest. Now, he’s put a new spin on his segment of “mean tweets”. This latest installment features a group of NBA stars and journalists such as Bill Simmons, Greg Anthony, Rajon Rondo, Blake Griffin, Chris Paul, and others reading mean tweets about themselves. Some of us have...
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Check out “Clash of the Titus” here:
H/T to Pro Basketball Talk for the video.
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