Austin Reaves delivered a brutal message to Ja Morant and the Memphis Grizzlies final week throughout a podcast look.
Within the 2023 NBA playoffs, Reaves’ Los Angeles Lakers got here in as a seven seed. The expectation was that the second-ranked Grizzlies would make gentle work of them.
And that’s an expectation that every Memphis participant appeared to internalize. One specifically let his bravado take over to such an extent that, when the Lakers in the end upset his squad within the first spherical, he needed to do a stroll of disgrace afterward.
Throughout a current ‘Full Ship’ podcast look, Reaves referred to as out Morant and the Grizzlies for all their trash-talking.
— jowa horn (@jowahorn1) August 11, 2023
“All of Memphis truthfully, their complete staff talks s**t,” Reaves replied when requested who talks essentially the most smack. “It felt good beating them within the playoffs.”
This isn’t the primary time Reaves has referred to as the Grizzlies out on this vogue. He additionally had some alternative phrases for Dillon Brooks.
Reaves can’t be blamed for calling it how he sees it so far as Memphis goes. The person should be feeling invincible proper now.
— Sport 7 (@game7__) August 22, 2023
Not solely did Reaves get a four-year, $54 million extension this summer season, however he’s quietly rising as one of many key heroes for Group USA within the FIBA World Cup.
Between that and the best way he was partying it up along with his girlfriend all through the offseason, it’s protected to say that Reaves resides his finest life for the time being.
Will the Grizzlies go further arduous after Reaves in 2023-24 after his very public callout of them? Time will inform, however both approach, he in all probability isn’t sweating the scenario all that a lot.
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