An altercation between the Antetokounmpo brothers and Montrezl Harrell is going viral after a heated situation took place on the court after the game was already over. It started with a disrespectful moment between Harrell and Giannis, then a ladder got involved, then Thanasis entered the chat. All in all there was some serious beef brewing in the arena.
Details on Why Montrezl Harrell Wanted to Fight Giannis Antetokounmpo
The rivalry between Embiid and Giannis is one of the most exciting aspects of the Eastern Conference. The intensity they both bring always makes for a legendary game. This time around the Sixers came out on top winning the game 110 – 102. Down the stretch Giannis missed some crucial free throws. Like the dedicated player he is, after he game he came back out to the court wanting to get some extra shots up. Things went left when Montrezl Harrell took Giannis’ ball, and refused to give it back. Feeling disrespected Giannis Antetokounmpo pushed down a ladder on the other end of the court, which dangerously fell, but no one got hurt.
Details on Why Montrezl Harrell Threatened to Beat Up Thanasis Antetokounmpo After Giannis’ Ladder Push Incident
Giannis’ brother Thanasis might not be a formidable player in the NBA, but he’s one of the best teammates and brothers in the league for sure. After seeing Giannis get disrespected by Harrell he chose to intervene by having a somewhat peaceful discussion with him. However, he wasn’t having it, and things went left again. Montrezl Harrell tried to fight Thanasis Antetokounmpo threatening him by saying “I’m one of them, you can try to find out my boy. You got me f****d up. I’ll beat your a**”. On social media most people are calling Harrell a fake tough guy, who shouldn’t be talking after scoring only 1 point during the game. Is this considered a “bench players talking like starters” moment word to Drake?
It should be noted that this isn’t the first time Harrell has been involved in a potential fight with Giannis Antetokounmpo, or his teammates. Some people might not remember, but some time ago Montrezl Harrell was accused to trying to break Giannis’ shoulder. There is definitely some tension between them going far back.
Harrell is currently allegedly on probation stemming from a drug charge, so him trying to fight people really isn’t a smart decision. It’s safe to say the next matchup between Bucks and Sixers will be must watch TV. Get your popcorn ready.