Minnesota Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve called Nneka Ogwumike, the WNBA’s MVP, the “biggest flopper in the league” at least four times while mic’d up on ESPN2 during Game 2 of the Finals. Ogwumike, who also wore a microphone, was sad to hear that and her disappointed reaction was heard in what felt like a comedy sketch.
Mic every coach and player from now on for forever!! pic.twitter.com/4r3t1GBy1x— Matt Ellentuck (@mellentuck) October 12, 2016
Ogwumike doesn’t think she’s a flopper, but in case you still aren’t sure what Reeve’s opinion is:
"The biggest flopper in the league" pic.twitter.com/aWAmnh56Ly— Matt Ellentuck (@mellentuck) October 12, 2016
Only good things can happen when everyone is wearing a mic all the time. Take note, other sports.