As the NBA competition ramps up in the post-season, so does the trash talking.
Players will pull out all the stops and leave no stone unturned when looking for content to use against their fellow competitors. In a seven games, you can expect to hear just about anything when the intensity heats up and the bad blood starts to boil.
Kelly Oubre told reporters following the Wizards’ Game 5 loss to the Raptors that Game 6 back in Washington would be a “different story, and decided to dish out a chirp to Raptos guard Delon Wright.
Oubre spoke to Candace Bucker of the Washington Post and offered up this take on the Wizards being able to bounce back and force a Game 7.
"The next game is a different story. We're back at home. Just like Delon doesn't play well anywhere else, you know, other than at home," Oubre said, sharing inspiration coupled with a touch of an insult. "You can kind of chalk it up as the same story."
To which Wright responded with:
Oubre heard the retort, and offered up this spicy meatball regarding the back-and-forth trash talk.
Well, that escalated quickly. We’ll see what these two get up to tonight on the court.
The Wizards won’t go down easy, as they’ve won eight straight playoff games at Capitals One Arena.