“White girl in Iowa do it to a bunch of black girls,” Celtics legend controversially reveals how Caitlin Clark gained respect beating Angel Reese’s LSU

Caitlin Clark beat LSU with her 41-point performance yesterday, taking revenge for last year's Finals loss.


“White girl in Iowa do it to a bunch of black girls,” Celtics legend controversially reveals how Caitlin Clark gained respect beating Angel Reese’s LSU

Caitlin Clark's performance against defending champions LSU has earned the respect of Paul Pierce

If last season was a trailer for how good Caitlin Clark is as a basketball player, this college season, fans are getting to watch the whole movie. After getting blown out of the NCAA Finals building by Angel Reese and the LSU Tigers last year, she has come back to exact her revenge.

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Boston Celtics legend, Paul Pierce suggests her performance in the win yesterday has garnered her an unprecedented level of respect. While on Undisputed, Paul Pierce had this to say about Caitlin Clark‘s performance:

We saw a white girl in Iowa do it to a bunch of black girls. That gained my respect. She didn’t do this to some other white girls. She did it to some girls were from LSU, who we thought some dogs, defending champs, and put them on their knee and spanked them. I didn’t expect that.

Paul Pierce via Undisputed

Pierce alluded that had she defeated another team with other white girls, it would not have mattered. But going up against the defending champions and beating them with her game was unreal.

The former NBA Champion’s logic is valid as LSU is one of the toughest teams in the NCAA college basketball circle. Their grit brought them a national championship last year. The same helped them overcome the loss of their 3 leading scorers from last year.

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But Clark overcame that stingy defense to guide her Iowa Hawkeyes to a much-deserved win. Especially in the second half, she used her elite play to score big timely baskets. She also found her teammates as LSU triple-teamed against her on their way to a famous win.

Caitlin Clark making her case for greatest college basketball player ever

This performance against Angel Reese and LSU was a testament to the all-time leading scorer in NCAA history‘s ability to play on the big stage. In last year’s NCAA Finals, Clark was stifled by LSU, leading to many questioning her ability to shine when the stage is bright. Even in this year’s tournament, many questioned if Iowa could even advance as far as the Final Four.

The tournament bracket made for some tough matchups for the senior guard to overcome. But so far, she has proved her critics wrong. Even though she was not putting up unreal numbers, her overall game helped the Hawkeyes move forward.

Now this performance has taken her to a second consecutive Final Four berth. And despite having critics of her game all season, many, such as Paul Pierce, are coming to the realization that she probably is the greatest college basketball player of all time.

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