JaVale McGee Is Now The Patron Saint Of Shunning Hockey

Pierre takes a bold stand on Twitter, as he is wont to do. posted on

1. JaVale McGee is well known for having the greatest Twitter account in the NBA and, arguably, the universe. (Did I say arguably? I meant inarguably. It’s a Commandment. Not sure which.)

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So, even when JaVale — or Pierre, as he goes by on Twitter for some inexplicable reason — makes a controversial statement, you have to think about it. Have to give it its due, so to speak. Like that thing he said about his mom:

I can’t speak to how gangsta his moms is, but she does look like she will take no guff, no guff at all.

And last night, after JaVale/Pierre/The Greatest Dude In The World ridiculed his teammate, Wilson Chandler, I had to do some thinking.

@wilsonchandler:" target="_blank">http://twitter.com/wilsonchandler">@wilsonchandler: Had a great time at the Blackhawks/Red Wings game”BOOORING

Is hockey, in fact, BOOORING? Have I been misunderstanding it this whole time? Were all those state championships I watched my high school win just a side-effect of a dreamlike fugue state? Is my life actually a David Lynch film?

I’m going to have to pull rank here, JaVale — hockey is many things, but it isn’t boring.

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