Shannon Sharpe traded barbs with Ja Morant, Dillon Brooks, and Steven Adams at Friday’s Los Angeles Lakers recreation versus the Memphis Grizzlies at Crypto.com Enviornment. The incident led to a heated dialogue with Morant’s dad, Tee, and a crowd of individuals fashioned.
The incident occurred on the finish of the primary half, main the co-host of Skip and Shannon: Undisputed and Morant to be led off the court docket by safety throughout halftime. Each had been allowed to return to their seats earlier than the sport resumed within the third quarter.
ESPN’s Dave McMenamin reported that Sharpe spent halftime within the tunnel with safety officers. Earlier than returning to his seat, he defined what had occurred in a quick interview with McMenamin.
“They didn’t want this smoke, Dave,” Sharpe instructed McMenamin. “They do all that talking and jockeying, and I ain’t about that jockeying. It started with Dillon Brooks. I said he was too small to guard LeBron. He said, ‘F*ck’ me. I said, ‘F*ck you’ back. He started to come at me, and I said, ‘You don’t want these problems.’”
He continued, “And the Ja came out of nowhere talking. He definitely didn’t want these problems.”
Shannon Sharpe spent halftime within the tunnel with safety earlier than returning to his seat for the third quarter. He granted ESPN a quick interview explaining what occurred with the Grizzlies on his strategy to his seat: pic.twitter.com/XZNw6sQhEG
— Dave McMenamin (@mcten) January 21, 2023
That’s when Morant’s dad, Tee, joined the fray.
“Then the dad came, and he obviously didn’t want no problems,” Sharpe defined. “But I wanted anything they had. Don’t let these fools fool you now.”
Sharpe and the older Morant appeared to make up later that night time. The 2 had been caught on video speaking issues out courtside. They embraced a few occasions earlier than a smiling Morant turned to stroll away.
The Lakers beat the Grizzlies 122-121.