During the Wizards matchup with the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday night, a tension-filled moment between Giannis Antetokounmpo and Moe Wagner escalated to the point where Antetokounmpo headbutted Wagner, leading to an ejection.
um is this the NBA or MMA we're confused pic.twitter.com/SJdB0vHG7a— NBCSports Washington (@NBCSWashington) August 12, 2020
A wild moment featuring one of the biggest names in the NBA, Twitter immediately erupted, with numerous different reactions and emotions being shared through social media.
Wizards star Bradley Beal chimed in, showing dissatisfaction with what transpired.
👎🏽👎🏽👎🏽🤬🤬 https://t.co/NVMkaz7FM5— Bradley Beal (@RealDealBeal23) August 12, 2020
Others felt as if Antetokounmpo may have found himself in the wrong bubble.
Giannis about to pivot to hockey pic.twitter.com/FfzUO2xZjm— love yo self (@MichellCClark) August 12, 2020
Many saw the move and instantly saw its similarities to other infamous headbutts in the world of sports. Zinedine Zidane's 2006 World Cup fiasco that resulted in a red card was a popular choice, as was John Starks headbutting of Reggie Miller.
Giannis just did his best Zinedine Zidane impression.— Sporting News (@sportingnews) August 12, 2020
He got ejected.pic.twitter.com/legBlPR0iF
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