The coronavirus pandemic is keeping NBA players inside like everybody else, leading many of them to turn to video games among other things to pass the time. Despite social distancing keeping them off the court and away from each other, the usual on-court trash talk has moved online, in particular, Twitter. The New Orleans Pelicans‘ Josh Hart and Sacramento Kings‘ De’Aaron Fox went at it recently while waiting for a game of Call of Duty — a favorite among NBA players — to load.
Josh Hart, De’Aaron Fox and Donovan Mitchell engage in some friendly NBA trash talk during a casual video game session of Call of Duty.
Trae Young’s attempt to show off the work he was putting in while at home received a flurry of replies from fellow NBA players poking fun at him.
Boy if you don’t just sit down and watch some Netflix ����♂️ pic.twitter.com/OY7iT7tQOj
– Donovan Mitchell (@spidadmitchell) March 21, 2020
Bruh what… is this https://t.co/rISEKatFEo
– Brandon Goodwin (@goodysav) March 21, 2020
Sit down bro ��������
– Miles Bridges (@MilesBridges) March 21, 2020
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When Meyers Leonard confidently stated he wanted Devin Booker on his squad for a Call of Duty tournament on Saturday night, Ben Simmons expressed his thoughts …
It doesn’t matter who you get to be honest, it won’t help �� https://t.co/lxspiNUa5X
– Ben Simmons (@BenSimmons25) March 21, 2020
No matter how long social distancing policies remain in place to curb the spread of coronavirus, NBA players will surely continue to take jabs at each other online. Stay tuned.