Kevin Harlan Upset Over Odell Beckham Jr. Viral Moment With Ladies During NBA Broadcast

Kevin Harlan is furious after a moment that went viral.

Speaking with USA Today, Harlan spoke on a viral moment that took place during the Mavericks-Suns playoff game earlier this month. It was less about who Beckham was with, and more about what was said about the Super Bowl Champ.

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Some believe Harlan was taking a shot at Odell Beckham Jr., when he brought up the wide receiver’s torn ACL that happened during the first half of the Super Bowl.

You can see the moment below:

Harlan explains via USA Today:

“What I was going to finish saying, but I was unfortunately interrupted was, ‘And look at him walk after blowing that knee, knowing that he was a part of a Super Bowl championship performance,” Harlan said.

Harlan didn’t like that he wasn’t able to  finish his comment:

“I couldn’t finish it and I got attacked and that’s the kind of world we live in now. And I was furious that I took heat over that, because I wasn’t given a chance to finish what I was going to say because of what the broadcast was doing at the time,” Harlan told USA Today.

“I was going to tell a story. I know who he is. I’ve called every year of his career. I was just going to try this thing – you just have to be so vigilant, so alert to everything that happens,” said Harlan, who calls NFL games for Westwood One. “I was left hanging. I took the brunt of it. I didn’t like it.”

Harlan is a pro’s pro, and he seems mostly unflappable, but clearly this one stung him badly.

His perception of the incident doesn’t necessarily align with the actual outrage. If anything the two ladies helped distract from Harlan’s comments.


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