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“Good for Jaylen Brown slapping away Giannis’ attempt to put his arm around him” Skip Bayless with no love for Giannis’ “neck squeezing” gesture on Jaylen Brown

Read and know more about Skip Bayless' critical take on Giannis Antetokounmpo’s gesture for Jaylen Brown after fouling him.

Jaylen Brown, Giannis Antetokounmpo and Skip Bayless

Skip Bayless has once again made it to the headlines as he criticizes Giannis Antetokounmpo for his friendly gesture on Jaylen Brown after fouling him mid-air. The eastern conference semifinals between Milwaukee Bucks and Boston Celtics have been the most interesting one so far. As it is also the most physically contested match-up this postseason with a lot of fouls and whistles around. The series is now tied at 2-2 as the Celtics even it against the Bucks. Giannis Antetokounmpo got the job done in Game 3 as he brought the lead home but now it’s a tie. As Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum, and Al Horford stepped up in Game 4 and got the dub. Skip Bayless also has got a part of it as he tweeted out his opinions on a physical exchange between the players and showcased his hatred for Greek Freak.


The Milwaukee Bucks hosted the Boston Celtics for Game 4 at Fiserv Forum. The game was an important one for both the teams and was closely contested and head to head with the Bucks being the favored one to win. But the comeback by Boston Celtics during the fourth quarter changed it all as they registered a win got the job done and have the series tied at 2-2. All because of Jaylen Brown and Al Horford being the perfect role players and backing up the heated star Jayson Tatum in the close run. The final box score stands at 108-116 favoring the Boston Celtics. The Bucks had a horrible night shooting the ball from downtown while Giannis Antetokounmpo took care of the defensive end and tried to run the offensive one too but unfortunately ended up on the losing end. Skip Bayless like usual has thrown shade on the superstar Greek Freak while kind of backing up Jaylen Brown who was on the receiving end of a foul.

Giannis Antetokounmpo

In the game, Giannis Antetokounmpo dropped 34 points, 5 assists, and 18 rebounds. While Jaylen Brown got himself 18 points, 1 assist, and 3 rebounds. Both the players made it to the headlines as there was a good chance of a fight breaking down between them after a foul was called on the Greek star and also some words were exchanged between the two. Skip Bayless targeting the exact moment has done his job of shading the superstar.

Jaylen Brown and Giannis Antetokounmpo

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Skip Bayless on Giannis Antetokounmpo’s gesture for Jaylen Brown after fouling him

Skip Bayless

With one minute and twenty-seven seconds remaining for the fourth quarter to end and the Bucks being down by eight points. Jaylen Brown was fouled by Giannis Antetokounmpo. As in an attempt to stop or block the dunk, Greek Freak physically contacted Brown who was mid-air. Jaylen Brown drawing notice to it quoted: “You better watch yourself out” to Giannis Antetokounmpo who then went for a friendly touch (neck squeeze) on Brown’s neck but got denied as he got his hand slapped and rejected.

Skip Bayless took the play and exchange to Twitter and tweeting out from his personal Twitter handle wrote: “Good for Jaylen Brown slapping away Giannis’ attempt to put his arm around him.” There are thousands of reactions to the viral play and tweet. As fans reacting to it troll and criticize the players involved and even Skip Bayless as many think the tweet is senseless. Many also believe that it was a grab and not a friendly touch as Brown initiated the trash-talk but nothing is out and confirmed yet. Find some of such reactions posted by fans on social media platforms here below:

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