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Markelle Fultz reacts to Amari Cooper's TD celebration mimicking his awful free throw attempt

Markelle Fultz reacts to Amari Cooper's TD celebration mimicking his awful free throw attempt

Amari Cooper, a wide receiver for the Dallas Cowboys, did a touchdown celebration ostensibly mimicking the bizarre free throw form of struggling Sixers guard Markelle Fultz in a win over the Washington Redskins on Thanksgiving.

That was a weird sentence to write.

But it gets weirder.

Fultz happened to be watching the Thanksgiving game in which the Cowboys defeated the Redskins, seemingly helping the Eagles, and shared his reaction to the celebration with the message "good shot boy."

You can watch both the celebration and Fultz's reaction below. If you haven't seen Fultz's strange free throw attempt from earlier in the month in which he batted the ball between hands prior to shooting, you can watch that above.

So that's a thing that happened while millions of Americans attempted to wake up from their food comas.

This is just a small blip in the strange and odd developments of Markelle Fultz and his struggles. Fultz had been, by most accounts, healthy and playing for the Sixers up until earlier this week when his attorney, Raymond Brothers, declared Fultz unable to play with the team.

Fultz is set to see specialists in New York early next week to look at his wrist and shoulder. Sixers fans are desperately looking for the facts in the strange case where nobody seems to have any of the answers.

All we know for now is that Fultz was enjoying some football on Thanksgiving like the rest of us. And he seems to have a sense of humor about things.

UPDATE: Cooper spoke about the Fultz celebration following the game. From DallasNews.com

"I don't know him," said Cooper, who made the shot. "I just thought it would be a cool thing to do. I don't really watch the NBA like that until playoff time. But I've seen a couple highlights of him doing it."

"I really just thought about it on the fly during this game," Cooper said. "I was like, 'If I score, I'll maybe do that.' I couldn't really think of anything else on the fly. ... I just made sure I shot the ball far enough to make the free throw."


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Did the Flyers just troll the Eagles on social media?

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Did the Flyers just troll the Eagles on social media?

The Eagles have been quite the disappointment this season, with the latest being their atrocious 37-31 loss to the Dolphins on Sunday in South Florida. And with disappointments come possible troll jobs? 

As the clock wound down and fans became increasingly exasperated with the team, social media anger started to build and it looks like one fellow Philadelphia team may have added just an oh-so-subtle jab in there.

As the 37-31 score went final, the Flyers sent out quite the interesting reminder of their impressive record this November. It seems like they don’t want fans to forget that they are NOT part of the teams that have been disappointing this city. 

You have to admit, the timing is a bit suspicious. 


Fans certainly seem to think that the Flyers are trolling the Eagles with their post, based on the replies. 

https://twitter.com/sluongo19/status/1201252463703154688 https://twitter.com/btcs41/status/1201252665977720837

We love a little friendly fire between the Philadelphia sports teams, if this is a true troll job. Or maybe it’s just a conveniently scheduled tweet by the Flyers' social media team. 

You be the judge. 

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Eagles social media exposed Orlando Scandrick in the best way

Eagles social media exposed Orlando Scandrick in the best way

Updated: 6:35 p.m.

Oh boy.

Things have gotten wild over in the Eagles' world today, beginning with former Eagles cornerback Orlando Scandrick torching almost everyone on his old team on FS1’s “Undisputed” this morning (see story).

Then, Malcolm Jenkins clapped back at Scandrick in NSFW fashion to essentially dismiss the claims by Scandrick, to which Scandrick then responded on Colin Cowherd’s show that he essentially “wasn’t attacking anyone personally”(see story).

And so, after a morning of ping-ponging back and forth, we have the ultimate response, from the team itself.

The Eagles social media account offically weighed in in the most brilliant way. Actions speak louder than words, Scandrick, and you can't run from history.

Well damn, they really just exposed Scandrick. I mean, how do you come back from being shredded by both Jenkins and a professional NFL team?

So long Scandrick, you won’t be missed.

Jenkins himself apparently liked the tweet, too ... he had a very interesting quote tweet.



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