Internet Mocks Floyd Mayweather Jr. for Wearing Jorts to Game 2 of NBA Finals

Dan Carson@@DrCarson73Trending Lead WriterJune 8, 2015

OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 07:  Boxer Floyd Mayweather, Jr. attends Game Two of the 2015 NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers at ORACLE Arena on June 7, 2015 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
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Let's start this by recognizing that there is a time and place for jean shorts.

For many, that window is music festivals or brunch. The opportunity can also arise in the form of a hootenanny or NASCAR race, which are not always mutually exclusive.

The point is, there are options out there for a person looking to cut off a pair of old Levi's, but you got to pick your spots. Floyd Mayweather Jr. picked his spot, and he picked wrong.

The five-division champion showed up courtside at Oracle Arena for Game 2 of the NBA Finals Sunday night in what I can only describe as haute jort couture.

Naturally, the Internet immediately set itself to dogging Mayweather's pre-frayed designer jorts.

Three 6 Latvia @Baumann05

@NBAonTNT @FloydMayweather jorts?!? Ur better than that floyd

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Micah Peters @micahpeters_

BREAKING: Floyd Mayweather is in Oracle Arena unironically wearing jorts

Talia Caldwell @ESOTERICTalia

@juliephayer @TaylorLydon20 @DreammBIG all that money and Floyd still can't dress

Brian Dailey @BDailey223

No one in his crew could speak up and advise against the #Jorts? #Mayweather #NBAFinals http://t.co/uklPxO48ql

Dan Carson @TheDoctorCarson

When you like your shorts as pre-frayed as your opponent’s rotator cuff http://t.co/G9RTeetxcA

Mayweather seems to have heard his Jethro Tulls were being put to the sword on social media. After the game, the boxer uploaded an Instagram message about haters and how we live in an unfair world where hating has yet to be monetized. 

It's pretty deep, if you think about it. People would hate less if they had to pay the Hate Fairy a tuppence for each nasty IG comment they left. People would also literally do anything less if it suddenly cost more, because of economics and basic laws of utility and stuff.

Dan is on Twitter. Hating costs a buck-o five.

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