Carlos Boozer explains why he by no means appreciated Roy Hibbert (and nonetheless would not) | NBA


Carlos Boozer introduced his retirement earlier this season, however the two-time All-Star remains to be holding a grudge from his enjoying days.

On the most recent episode of the “HOLDAT” podcast, Boozer mentioned NBA beefs with co-host Nate Robinson and defined why he didn’t like former Pacers heart Roy Hibbert — and he nonetheless actually doesn’t like him.

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“I simply by no means appreciated this dude. He walked round like he was Patrick Ewing or one thing from Georgetown,” Boozer mentioned. “No, you ain’t that good. I keep in mind they launched him one time, you already know, after they do introductions or no matter earlier than the sport, and he had his palms all raised up like he needed extra love from the followers.

“Like, you a similar dude that I watched play towards the Miami Warmth after which obtained no rebounds. The way you 7-1 with no rebounds? You play 35 minutes an evening.” 

“I did not like that dude, so I purposefully would elbow him — on function — simply to check him, let him know, you ain’t that good,” Boozer continued. “I performed towards quite a bit higher gamers than you. My boy, Joakim Noah, is smacking you up and down the courtroom, left and proper. So, Roy Hibbert, shoutout to you, since you tender as tissue paper, boy.”

Robinson mentioned he obtained right into a “little scuffle” with C.J. Watson at one level, however he did not really feel any animosity towards a particular participant, and definitely to not the identical diploma Boozer disliked Hibbert. 

We’ll have to attend and see if Boozer will get bodily with anybody within the Big3 league this summer time.

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