Stephen Curry and his wife, Ayesha, had a rough one last night.
Shortly after the back-to-back MVP was ejected for arguing a call and throwing his mouth guard during the waning minutes of Game 6 — a Golden State Warriors road loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers — Ayesha took to her Twitter account and set the internet on fire by saying these NBA Finals are rigged.
Although she deleted her tweet minutes later and would apologize soon thereafter, you already know it was screen grabbed. [Yo Gotti voice]: "Don't you hate when you get screen shot?" Not to mention, it had amassed nearly 70,000 retweets.
Good grief... the internet remains undefeated.
Ayesha later backtracked, apologizing that the heat of the moment got to a ride-or-die NBA wife like herself.
She also attempted to explain the source of her frustration in Cleveland, past the referees' controversial calls on her husband late in the game.
Apparently the Cavaliers were doing everything in their power to make Game 6 a rough experience for all family members of Warriors' players at the Land's Q Arena last night.
Before the game, Ayesha tweeted:
But back to the Finals being "rigged," although Ayesha apologized, this isn't the first time that someone has alleged that a big playoff game was fixed.
Just last month, Chris Webber said that something smelled weird about a Game 6 with his then-Sacramento Kings losing against the Los Angeles Lakers in the 2002 Western Conference Finals. That game had the Lakers attempt 40 free throws, 27 of them coming in the fourth quarter alone. Also, many fans felt like Kobe Bryant got away with a hard elbow on Kings guard Mike Bibby during the game, which the Lakers won.
Also, Tim Donaghy, the shamed NBA ref who pleaded guilty in 2007 to being involved in a gambling scheme over league games, did say that two of the three refs in that dubious game were in on swaying its outcome.
Hmm... conspiracy theorists — go crazy!
For what it's worth, for all the dragging that the internet did with Ayesha's "rigged" tweet, there were also those who supported it.
[Warning: Instagram post contains profanity].
Whether or not part of Ayesha's tweet may have been sour grapes, do you think she made a valid point or was she just being a sore loser because Steph's squad lost?
Any way you look at it, Game 7 on Sunday night is going to be must-see TV.
Especially since LeBron James and Chef Curry had some more trash talk between each other last night.
There can only be one King and championship squad, so who's taking Game 7?
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