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After Damon Jones tries to roast him, Richard Jefferson: This is why he got soup thrown on him

Cleveland Cavaliers Media Day

INDEPENDENCE, OH - SEPTEMBER 25: Richard Jefferson #34 of the Cleveland Cavaliers at Cleveland Clinic Courts on September 25, 2017 in Independence, Ohio. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

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In 2007-08, the Nets went 34-48 then traded Richard Jefferson to the Bucks for Yi Jianlian and Bobby Simmons that offseason. New Jersey went 34-48 the next year then 12-70 the following year.

Appearing on ESPN, Jefferson was telling the story of getting dealt when Damon Jones interrupted:

Jones:

Guess what? The Nets got better.

Jefferson:

J.R. Smith infamously threw soup on Jones, who was a Cavaliers assistant coach. Jefferson also played for Cleveland while Jones worked there.

Jones:

Jefferson wasn’t having it:

Jefferson:

Oh shut up, Damon Jones.
I do not accept the apology. Not from him.

I honestly can’t tell whether this is kayfabe. But it’s definitely great content.