Jaylen Brown called out a photoshop job that appeared to have him troll Giannis Antetokounmpo after the Bucks beat the Celtics
On Friday night, NBA fans across the country were treated to an amazing showdown between two of the best teams in the league: The Milwaukee Bucks and Boston Celtics. In what turned out to be a see-saw battle, Milwaukee left the court with a close 119-112 win.
The score was all tied up at 87-87 after three quarters, but Milwaukee went on to own the final session to come out on top, led of course by the strong play of Giannis Antetokounmpo. If you ask Celtics star Jaylen Brown, though, he might tell you that Milwaukee had six men on the court instead of five for the final 12 minutes.
There were some questionable calls from the refs that didn’t go Boston’s way down the stretch, with Brown and teammate Marcus Smart clearly furious with how things ended.
That Instagram post is incredible, but was it real?
As amazing as that Instagram story appeared to be, Brown has since taken to Twitter to let the NBA know it was a photoshop job, and he didn’t actually post it. Had Brown not said anything, though, it’d be easy to believe it was from his account.
In Friday’s action, it looked like the Greek Freak somehow got away with multiple fouls. Brown, who finished with 22 points and four rebounds, watched Antetokounmpo drop 36 points and add 15 rebounds in the Bucks’ win. What really annoyed Celtics fans and the players was when Giannis had what looked to be a clear offensive foul going up against Smart overturned late in the action.
On the play, Giannis drove the lane and skied for a bucket, but landed right on Smart. It was a bang-bang play, but the original call was an offensive foul. So, without clear evidence, why was it overturned? That’s what everyone in the Boston area wants to know.
While Brown won’t have to worry about getting fined from the NBA, his blood is likely still boiling after the controversial loss against the Bucks.