(3) Scottie Pippen vs. Charles Barkley
First Spherical Evaluation: Leslie and Jackson put up a combat, however these olds made it by means of with 60 p.c of the vote. They’ve some severe title energy going for them, and that is additionally one of many funnier beeves merely from two outdated guys not getting alongside being a traditional trope. Think about them having to take care of a child for the weekend. Traditional.
Beef Breakdown: The duo went from acquaintances to teammates down in Houston the place they did slightly ring chasing collectively. Nonetheless, at this level they had been each a bit previous their prime. Some would say outdated, possibly disgruntled, however any title calling I do will pale compared to what they had been saying about one another.
Finest Recognized For: This is likely one of the most traditional episodes by insults alone. Attending to name somebody a “sorry fats butt” is a life objective of mine because of Pippen.
Scottie Pippen’s beef with Charles Barkley is what occurs if you don’t hearken to Michael Jordan
(2) Vince Carter vs. Toronto
First Spherical Evaluation: March Insanity wasn’t sufficient to avoid wasting the coaches J-Cal. They fought valiantly, and by that I imply they earned 19 p.c of the vote and obtained completely buried by VC and Toronto. Contemplating this beef is almost half-hour lengthy, that shouldn’t be stunning – there’s simply an excessive amount of there.
Beef Breakdown: Over the course of twenty years, Vince Carter has gone from possibly probably the most beloved athlete in Toronto to possibly probably the most despised athlete in Toronto to … someplace in between, however positively nearer to the very first thing. Pouting, dangerous administration, accidents, scandalous tales, and extra accidents. In spite of everything that got here a dismal commerce, and years of the followers who as soon as embraced Carter booing him each time he visited.
Finest Recognized For: Not essentially one second, however the basic shift from the face of a franchise to the enemy of all issues Toronto.
Vince Carter’s 10-year beef with Toronto included Nelly, a attainable physique slam, and so many accidents
Matchup Prediction: I believe this will probably be a better battle for Carter & Toronto, however they nonetheless get the sting in my ebook. Sure, there’s some severe star energy they’re going up towards however just one individual concerned on this matchup saved the dunk contest AND pissed off a complete rattling metropolis.
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Which beef is greatest?
Charles Barkley vs. Scottie Pippen
Vince Carter vs. Toronto
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