Nikola Vucevic, Evan Fournier Get into Strange Twitter Battle with Rudy Gobert

January 19th, 2016 by Thomas Duffy Leave a reply »

On Tuesday night, the Orlando Magic's Nikola Vucevic and Evan Fournier got into a peculiar Twitter exchange with Utah Jazz big fella Rudy Gobert.

It started with a cryptic post from the Stifle Tower:

The target of Gobert's tweet is unclear, especially because Utah's last game was an overtime loss to the Charlotte Hornets on Monday.

He said it wasn't intended for anyone in particular (and he later deleted this tweet):

That's where Vucevic hopped in. The 25-year-old stud, currently averaging a team-high 16.9 points per game, told Gobert to act like "a real man" and reveal who he was talking about.


Gobert bluntly told Vucevic it was his teammate with "that ugly ponytail":

Fournier's 'do is more of a man bun, if we're going to nitpick. Is there another Magic player who has anything that could be described as an "ugly ponytail"?

Fournier responded in French, which is also Gobert's native tongue—and the two have played on the French national team together:

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