“You had the hubris to call Giannis Antetokounmpo a Robin in your typical stupidity!”: Kendrick Perkins gets absolutely SMOKED by a fan on Twitter

Tonoy Sengupta
|Published 13/07/2021

Former player and ESPN analyst Kendrick Perkins gets brutally roasted by the NBA community on Twitter

 

These are horrible times for Kendrick Perkins and his crew at ESPN.

After Stephen A. Smith made some frankly racist comments about MLB star Shohei Ohtani and the Nigerian Basketball team, sports communities on Twitter erupted. Baseball fans were relentless in their criticism of the analyst until Smith was finally forced to apologize. However, his lack of apology for what he said about Nigeria has rubbed countless fans the wrong way.

The outrage has not only continued, it has also increased with every passing minute. And while it was happening, Kendrick Perkins, who had no connection here, found himself getting all the smoke as well.

There was a little back-and-forth between him and a fan. And well, let’s just say you’re going to want to see it.

Also Read: LeBron James and Chris Bosh share an adorable moment together on the red carpet for the premiere of ‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’

 

“Keep my name outta your mouth homeboy!”: Kendrick Perkins sends a retort back to a fan on Twitter, then finds himself getting flamed

We won’t lie, Big Perk done screwed up on this one.

Here is the tweet that started this hilarious beef on Twitter.

Just a subtle shot at Kendrick Perkins, but it’s definitely there. Still, like many fans, this individual probably didn’t expect a reply from the man himself. But that’s exactly what he got. Take a look.


Fairly clear message, with a tad bit of disrespect from Perk on this one. But, at this moment, the fan had a reply locked and loaded. And honestly, there was nothing coming back from this for Perk.

Cue the ‘Supa Hot Fire’ meme.

Overall though, this beef between the fan and the analyst is just hilarious. And frankly, we can’t wait to see if Kendrick Perkins can find something worthy enough to reply with for this one.

Also Read: Basketball Twitter community refuses to acquit ESPN for racist comments against the Nigerian team


About the author
Tonoy Sengupta

Tonoy Sengupta

Tonoy Sengupta is an Editor of NBA content at The SportsRush. Coming from an athletically inclined family, he has been surrounded by sports ever since he was 4 years old. But, while initially pouring all his time into Football (soccer), at 14, Tonoy discovered basketball through the countless highlights of Stephen Curry humiliating players from Curry Land. And just like that, a fiery passion for the game was ignited within Tonoy. And soon after, he decided to become a student of journalism, graduating in 2022, and choosing sports as his area of interest. Today, you can find him spending 99% of his time browsing through every type of content on every team in the NBA, before uncorking everything he has found to the world. In the 1% he isn't doing this, you can find him playing Basketball, Football, Volleyball, or practically any other sport he has had the opportunity to learn.

Read more from Tonoy Sengupta