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Andrew Bogut Dunked On, This Time On Twitter

Like Twitter user @T_nels, Timofey Mozgov dunks on Andrew Bogut. (Photo credit: Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Dallas Mavericks and former Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut’s political beliefs are exactly what you would expect them to be. He complains about the rappers, cars, and the bling bling in the NBA; goes on random right-wing podcasts; is anti-workers rights; and frequently tweets profoundly uninteresting things about male privilege, safe spaces, and the dreaded SJWs. He is basically a bizarro quasi-libertarian Australian version of Spencer Hawes. He’s the honky messiah.

tweet showing that Bogut follows some of the worst alt-right Twitter accounts recently went around Basketball Twitter. The irony of the guy following @Infowars proclaiming, “I’m not left, I’m not right, I’m common sense” apparently lost on him, Bogut tried reasserting his “gotta hear both sides” independence by asking about “good SJW accounts” to follow:


Twitter user @T_nels had a rejoinder for Bogut:


That’s a good tweet because—and I don’t know if you’re aware of this or not—the Golden State Warriors did indeed blow a 3-1 lead in the NBA Finals.

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Kevin Draper

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