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Penny Hardaway Ends Press Conference With NSFW Shot at Rick Barnes

Let's play the Feud! Former NBA star Penny Hardaway is in his first season as head coach of the Memphis Tigers after legendary collegiate coach. Tubby Smith was fired, and it has not taken long for him to Get in it with the rest of his brothers. Tennessee Vols head coach (and former Longhorn) Rick Barnes is a well-respected coach, but Penny is not a fan after what happened on Saturday between the two teams. At the end of a press conference with reporters on Tuesday, Hardaway took a pointed shot at Barnes: Penny Hardaway ended his chat with reporters like this … "Rick Barnes … Get the & * $% out of here . " I've never heard a coach talk like Penny just did about Rick Barnes. – Mark Giannotto (@mgiannotto) December 18, 2018 I'm not sure what the lead up Penny Hardaway said he thought it was "low class" how Rick Barnes talked about his team when it came to flopping and other things. Said he's focused on the wrong things. – Jonah Jordan (@_JonahJordan) December 18, 2018 With 45 seconds left in the game with Tennessee leading, Memphis guard Alex Lomax drove to the basket, scored and immediately called a timeout. According to the Tennessee guard Jordan Bone, Lomax said something when he walked to his bench, which prompted an altercation between the two. Technical fouls were issued to both players, as well as Memphis player Jeremiah Martin, who was defending his teammate. The Vols nabbed…

Let’s play the Feud!

Former NBA star Penny Hardaway is in his first season as head coach of the Memphis Tigers after legendary collegiate coach. Tubby Smith was fired, and it has not taken long for him to Get in it with the rest of his brothers.

Tennessee Vols head coach (and former Longhorn) Rick Barnes is a well-respected coach, but Penny is not a fan after what happened on Saturday between the two teams. At the end of a press conference with reporters on Tuesday, Hardaway took a pointed shot at Barnes:

I’m not sure what the lead up Penny Hardaway said he thought it was “low class” how Rick Barnes talked about his team when it came to flopping and other things. Said he’s focused on the wrong things.

– Jonah Jordan (@_JonahJordan) December 18, 2018

With 45 seconds left in the game with Tennessee leading, Memphis guard Alex Lomax drove to the basket, scored and immediately called a timeout. According to the Tennessee guard Jordan Bone, Lomax said something when he walked to his bench, which prompted an altercation between the two.

Technical fouls were issued to both players, as well as Memphis player Jeremiah Martin, who was defending his teammate. The Vols nabbed two shots and possession, which is why Hardaway was so unhappy;

And so here we are on Tuesday, hearing Penny Hardaway saying some brutal things about Rick Barnes out of left field. Who knows if Memphis will be a good team or simply a recruiting powerhouse, but you can bet this will not be the last time he gives an interesting sound bite.

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