Vince Carter opened up on the recent controversy in the surrounding Warriors camp. Carter claimed that Draymond Green-Jordan Poole feud reminded him of the famous feud between Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O’ Neal.
Draymond Green recently made controversy after punching fellow teammate Jordan Poole. The instance caused major row amongst fans and media houses around the world. While there have been several cases of teammates fighting, the instance between Draymond Green and Poole was unique in its own right. Both the players had contributed to the Warriors winning their latest rin. The video of the incident was leaked online and reached every major news or sports website. Overnight, pressure increased on the Dubs to solve their internal conflict. Days later, Jordan Poole signed a $140 million extension with GSW.
Vince Carter opens up on the matter
As it seems, the beloved former Toronto Raptors star Vince Carter labeled it to be awfully similar to Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant’s feud. Carter who was widely regarded as one of the top talents of his time shared his thoughts on the incident.
In a recent interview with ESPN, Carter lauded the Warriors for handling the issue. He claimed that Jordan Poole was brilliant in how he reacted to the tussle with Draymond Green. Carter claimed that Poole showed he wants to play with the Warriors and he can put his differences aside to win.
In the same breath, Vince also compared the story to Shaq and Kobe’s infamous beef. He highlighted how despite their differences, Kobe and Shaq always performed on the court.
“It reminds me of a Laker team where Kobe and Shaq weren’t vibing in their talk. They didn’t hang out on the court. They would have back and forth but guess what? You could not stop them when they got on the court.”