Sports The WNBA: Where Pimp-Slaps with a Backhand Happen
posted by April 22 at 10:54 AMon
Lots of sports-talk this week has revolved around the NBA’s Dirk Nowitzki choosing not to bite when an opponent tried to pick a fight on Sunday afternoon’s opening round of the playoffs. Seems like a no-brainer—fights mean penalties, and beyond that, the NBA’s had enough of a thuggish reputation in recent years. Unsurprisingly, a bunch of NBA yokels disagree…but surely, one of those wouldn’t be a WNBA coach like Michael Cooper, right?
If you look closely, you can see the guy straining not to upgrade his phrase to “slap a ho.” The WNBA’s regular season kicks off on May 17.