Word on the Street

Trash Talk (trash-tawk) verb. trash talking, trashing, to trash someone In the course of a competitive situation putting down your opponent verbally or saying how good you think you are. Oftenly involving talk of moms or sisters.

Usage example: “You better stay out of the paint or I’ll block you so hard I’ll make your momma hurt more than I made your sister hurt last night.”

Word trivia: There have been trash talkers since the day of time. The game of basketball is just another reason to let your adrenalin flow free. The NBA is the playground for the verbally gifted, such as: Larry Bird, Charles Barkley, Gary Payton, John Starks and Reggie Miller. Thanks to Sir Charles, the 1992-93 Phoenix Suns gained a new attitude, that took them all the way to the Finals, which they lost. When they came across the king of trash talk Michael Jordan, “the verbal killer

Hey Miller! If you gonna do a momma joke, choose someone that won’t kill you with one strike.


Labels: Michael Jordan / Larry Bird / Charles Barkley (Sir Charles) / Gary Payton / John Starks / Reggie Miller / Phoenix SunsNBA Finals / NBA


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