By now there have been quite the number of writers, bloggers, commentators, talk show hosts, fans and even NBA players themselves that have chimed in about the Kevin Garnett/Charlie Villanueva TweetGate. Everyone is certainly entitled to their opinion but there are some that need to check themselves before talking smack about KG. I'm referring to you, Mr. Reggie Evans.
Recently Reggie Evans was quoted in the Toronto Star as saying:
“I’d love to see Charlie and KG in the ring. I’d pick Charlie,” Evans, the Raptors forward, was saying on Thursday, after a noon-hour practice on the campus of UCLA. “I’ve seen KG get his ass whupped. … He’s always barking, and when it’s time to get physical, he’s always been a little chihuahua.”
Sitting on the sidelines at the UCLA Student Activities Center in the lead-up to Friday’s game against the L.A. Lakers, Toronto’s Evans said trash talk can be a valuable weapon in the never-ending head game that is an NBA season: “You can break a guy down with (words). I’ve done it,” he claimed. But everything, Evans said, is not fair. No matter if Garnett said “cancer” or “cancerous,” Evans suggested that Garnett’s tack was inappropriate given Villanueva’s battle with alopecia areata, an auto-immune disorder that has rendered him hairless.
“A disease? Without a cure? … Like, ‘Oh, you’ve got AIDS, Magic.’ Come on, you don’t do that. Certain things are off limits,” said Evans.
Certain things ARE off limits, Reggie. Certain things like grabbing another players junk from behind while battling for a rebound. Just ask LA Clippers center Chris Kaman. I admire you're honesty Reggie but wow, what you did was about 1,000 times worse than anything KG did.