Oh, those crazy Sacramento Kings.
According to Ellington, Curry posted (and deleted) this tweet:
Accurate RT @sdotcurry: 😂 "🐍"— Mek (@_YoMek) March 26, 2016
🌾🐍🌾— DeMarcus Cousins (@boogiecousins) June 23, 2015
A day later, the 25-year-old started and knocked down four of seven shots from the field en route to a 14-point performance in a 133-111 win over the Dallas Mavericks. During Curry’s postgame interview, DeMarcus Cousins—rocking a sweet towel around his head—chimed in.
"You gon’ be in the league a long time, boy," the big fella said emphatically. "Remember that. A long time."
Maybe it's a coincidence, and the All-Star was simply supporting a teammate who's been struggling.
But Cousins and Karl’s relationship has been volatile ever since the 64-year-old took the Kings job in 2014-15.
Snake emoji, indeed.
Regardless of the reason for Cousins' support, big brother Stephen Curry approved, reacting to the incident with a 100-laden tweet: