It is not uncommon to hear criticisms of referees during the interview process. NBA playoffsHowever, Scott Foster and Ed Malloy made the task a lot easier by making it easy to appreciate the men wearing the zebra stripes.
The duo went viralDuring the series opener between Boston CelticsAnd Milwaukee BucksFoster asked a simple question.
“Who is Jack Harlow?”
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Harlow, a Grammy-nominated rapper was being shown on a jumbotron.
Kentucky native, he has impressive basketball ties.
He participated in the 2022 All-Star Celebrity Game where he dished a dimeTo Myles GarrettAnd showed off his long range jumper. He also dedicated a single to 2022's Sixth Man of the Year, Tyler HerroAfter the Miami HeatThe 2020 NBA Finals. He was not to be outdone when it was announced that he would be playing Woody Harrelson in a remake. White Men Can't Jump.
Harlow probably doesn't mind being recognized for his day job. His single “First Class”, however, is the No. 2 song on Billboard's Hot 100 list. After Milwaukee's 101-89 winHe trolled Foster, Malloy and others for their inquiry.
The official NBA referees Twitter page had some fun with their response. Foster led a quartet refs who rapped along to Harlow’s song, “Nail Tech.”
We are unable to confirm the claims. @SportsCenter“We don't know you,” he claims. pic.twitter.com/YRUvCDzq1y
— NBA Referees (@OfficialNBARefs) May 4, 2022