Another NBA All Star Weekend is in the books after the festivities wrapped up on Monday with Team Giannis defeating Team LeBron.
The game was slammed by fans far and wide with Denver Nuggets coach Michael Malone labelling it “the worst basketball game ever played”.
Watch an average of 9 LIVE NBA Regular Season games per week on ESPN on Kayo Sports on ESPN on Kayo Sports. New to Kayo? Start your free trial now >
But as angry as fans were watching the action unfold on both Sunday and Monday, it was nothing compared to the outrage over one move from the NBA.
With the event taking place in Utah this year, the league wanted to bring some hometown heroes into the mix with Jazz legends John Stockton and Karl Malone in attendance.
Stockton has raised eyebrows in recent months with his wild Covid-19 takes, but it was his former NBA running mate that was the focus of the backlash.