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Monday, June 1, 2020

Roy Hibbert calls out ESPN for posting wrong photo of him

Roy Hibbert benchIndiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert and Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum are two of the best players on two of the best teams in basketball. Their teams were off on Christmas Day, so ESPN invited the superstars to take over the @ESPNNBA Twitter handle and guest tweet during ABC’s Christmas doubleheader. It was a nice gesture from the network, but it came with a small insult toward Hibbert.

In an article promoting the Twitter takeover on ESPN.com, a photo of Pacers center Ian Mahinmi was used instead of a photo of Hibbert. ESPN got it right with McCollum, and Hibbert was not shy about calling the World Wide Leader out.

Remember last week when Hibbert photobombed the ESPN NBA crew and started making fun of Stephen A. Smith’s hair? We call this karma, Roy.

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