NBA analyst Richard Jefferson made a shocking move live on ESPN’s NBA Today. During the broadcast With a sudden burst of energy, Jefferson started to remove his shirt and proceeded to strip until he was almost completely shirtless. The hosts were left speechless, unable to comprehend what was happening. The moment quickly went viral on social media, and many people began to joke about it.
The stripping incident left viewers in shock as Richard Jefferson had never been known for such wild behavior. People were also surprised to see him without a shirt for the first time. His upper body was completely exposed to viewers, and his abs and muscular physique were visible indicating he’s been staying in shape since retiring. Social media had a field day with the incident, making jokes about getting fired and being reprimanded by the network.
People also shared memes about the incident, furthering its reach and popularity. Some of the most popular jokes compared Richard Jefferson stripping live on tv to Hulk Hogan ripping off his shirt in the WWE, claiming that he was trying to channel the former wrestler’s energy. Richard Jefferson reacted to the incident saying “sorry I can’t be on the show today” while posting footage of the incident. It seems he’s taking the situation in stride.
Brian Windhorst’s Reaction to Richard Jefferson Stripping His Shirt Live on ESPN NBA Today Trends
One thing that many people noticed about the footage above was how Brian Windhorst reacted when he realized Jefferson was getting ready to take his shirt off. It seems many are convinced that he got really excited to see him showing some skin. As you’ll see in the photo below it appears Windhorst was looking at Richard Jefferson’s body, while his cohosts are all trying to look away.
The incident was a brief, but memorable moment in ESPN’s history. It was a weird and unexpected moment that left viewers speechless. Brian Windhorst’s reaction made it that much more funny. No one could have predicted Richard Jefferson stripping on live tv would be an ESPN moment in 2023.