“Words that I cannot say on camera…” NBA star Bruce Brown admits cussing out $200 million worth Neymar Jr during NBA finals for supporting Jimmy Butler

Neymar Jr. is a big fan of Miami Heat's Jimmy Butler.


“Words that I cannot say on camera…” NBA star Bruce Brown admits cussing out $200 million worth Neymar Jr during NBA finals for supporting Jimmy Butler

Bruce Brown ended up cussing out his favorite football player Neymar Jr. who came to support his friend Jimmy Butler (NBAE)

In a candid revelation, NBA star Bruce Brown confessed to verbally confronting Neymar Jr., the Brazilian football icon and Al Hilal forward during the NBA finals. This confrontation was sparked by Neymar’s support for Jimmy Butler, a key player for the Miami Heat.

The NBA finals, a stage for basketball’s finest, often attract celebrities and sports legends. In a recent and intriguing incident, Bruce Brown, a key player in the NBA, found himself in a verbal confrontation with Neymar Jr., the celebrated forward currently playing for Saudi Pro League club Al Hilal and the Brazil national team.

The incident unfolded when Bruce Brown, playing in the NBA finals, noticed Neymar in the audience. Neymar, a friend and supporter of Jimmy Butler of the Miami Heat, was present to cheer for Butler. This allegiance prompted Brown to direct harsh words towards Neymar during the game. Reflecting on the incident, Brown said in an interview with NBA Brasil:

I hit a three and I turned around and said something to him... Words that I cannot say on camera... because he was there to support Jimmy Butler, so not-so-good words, but he's a great player.
Bruce Brown on NBA Brasil

This admission from Brown highlights the intense emotions and rivalries that characterize high-stakes games like the NBA finals. It also underscores the intermingling of fandom and friendship among athletes from different sports.

Neymar Jr., known for his love of basketball, is a frequent attendee of NBA games. His presence at the finals, especially in support of Jimmy Butler, exemplifies the camaraderie and mutual respect that athletes share, bridging the gap between different sports.

Bruce Brown balled out in Game 4 for the Denver Nuggets

In Game 4 of the NBA Finals, Bruce Brown delivered an exceptional performance for the Denver Nuggets. Coming off the bench, Brown scored 21 points, playing a pivotal role in Denver’s 108-95 victory over the Miami Heat. His contribution was particularly crucial after Nikola Jokic faced foul trouble early in the fourth quarter. Brown’s assertiveness and ability to make plays under pressure were instrumental in maintaining the Nuggets’ lead.

Brown’s performance in the fourth quarter was nothing short of remarkable. He shot 4 of 5 from the field and scored 11 points in this quarter alone, showcasing his skill and composure. His efforts were a key factor in the Nuggets’ ability to fend off the Heat without Jokic on the floor for several minutes.

Brown’s journey to this point has been a roller coaster. A second-round pick of the Detroit Pistons in 2018, he had to work hard to overcome early career challenges, particularly his shooting. His perseverance and dedication to improving his game have paid off, as evidenced by his impressive showing on basketball’s biggest stage.

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