Bam Adebayo may be one of the best central defenders in the league, but he doesn’t understand simple basketball etiquette.
In the USA team gunfight, Kevin Durant was nailing three corners when Miami’s Adebayo stole his ball, breaking an unwritten rule.
This move doesn’t sit well with Durant. Brooklyn’s two-time NBA champion jumped on Twitter to beat Adabayo.
“Dog saw me knock in the third corner and continued to make his tackle on the ball that I parked very wittily. The brother must learn to respect, “Durant tweeted.
Usually, if someone takes a shot, they are rewarded with getting the ball back. In the backyard, the rule has a name. Most people call it courtesy, but some call it change, respect, or “make it, take it.”
However, Adebayo managed to defend himself against Durant. He pointed at Portland Trailblazers point guard Damian Lillard to indicate he was the culprit.
“Don’t lie @ KDTrey5 You Saw @Dame_Lillard Take Your Rock. You Just Tried To Little Bro Me,” Adebayo replied for Durant’s tweet.
Heading to Tokyo, the US men’s team has face unusual circumstances. Instead of dominating their opponents, they hold a 1-2 record in exhibition matches. They lost to Nigeria and Australia in their first two matches before beating Argentina with a score of 108-80.
However, it may be difficult for the US team to promote its full potential. Bradley Beal Quits Olympics due to COVID-19 protocols. Meanwhile, Zach LaVine was unable to travel to Tokyo because of the virus, and Kevin Love withdraws from the event due to injury. They need to act together before facing France on Sunday,
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