NBA players took their reactions to Twitter over Canelo-Golovkin fight result – ClutchPoints

The battle that many pundits viewed as boxing’s true megafight have ended in a draw. Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez finished 12 rounds and the judges’ scores were as follows: a highly-questionable 118-110 for Canelo, 115-113 for Golovkin, and 114-114.

Unlike the recent Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor match, this one lacked the loudmouth appeal that the aforementioned stars have, but Canelo and Golovkin were both highly-touted as two of the sport’s current best and that was enough to bill the fight as a pure boxing spectacle of the highest order.

Unfortunately, the night was tainted with controversy and frustrated reactions were a dime a dozen as many saw the fight going in Triple G’s favor. Nonetheless, it was a big fight and, as always, NBA players took to Twitter to air their reactions to the result.

Set us up for a rematch

— Damian Lillard (@Dame_Lillard) September 17, 2017

Triple G won that fight for sure, but don’t tell AD I said this 👀

— DeMarcus Cousins (@boogiecousins) September 17, 2017

Yooo a draw?!? This rigged and awful. Boxing just ruined one of its best fights smh

— Jeremy Lin (@JLin7) September 17, 2017

Dwight Howard, who recently, and happily, took some punches himself is one with the majority.

Wow I told y’all lol. Triple G won. But I wanna see them fight again. Like tomorrow

— Dwight Howard (@DwightHoward) September 17, 2017


— Tristan Thompson (@RealTristan13) September 17, 2017

Terrible terrible terrible…. 118-110? Boxing ain’t gone ever get it….

— Andre Iguodala (@andre) September 17, 2017

That was terrible, they were going to fight again regardless…GGG won that one man! First judge scored some BS.

— DeAndre Jordan (@DeAndre) September 17, 2017

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