Man calls former-Celtic Rajon Rondo "Chris Paul" - almost a return to SpitGate
Rondo was ready to swing at this man for calling him Chris Paul pic.twitter.com/mRn2ARPbnr— Barstool Sports (@barstoolsports) January 3, 2020
There is clearly hate in Rondo's expression, and we can see the same anger in the October 20, 2018 confrontation between Rondo and Paul. It was the Lakers versus Rockets - and Rondo against CP3 in what came to be known as SpitGate.
Whatever case Rondo's making, NBA is evaluating a video clip captured courtside that shows saliva/spit shooting from Rondo's mouth onto Chris Paul's face. It appears Rondo will have to sell league on fact that it was unintentional -- and that appears to be a tough case to make. https://t.co/ddrhhHuxnN— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) October 21, 2018
Both players received suspensions because of the dustup, but the SpitGate controversy was never resolved. Did Rondo spit on Chris Paul? If so, was it intentional? Was there a second spitter? Who dispensed the Flying Phlegm? Hey, spit happens! We may never know, but the hatred between the two continues.
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