What Had Happened Was: 12/7/16
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The Washington John Walls lost to the Orlando Magic Tuesday night, 124-116, despite 52 points from Wall. Not 25 … 52.
That has to hurt a little bit, right?
John Wall deserves so much better
— Ben Eby (@Eby_Jeebies) December 7, 2016
Tuesday’s game against the Philadelphia 76ers was Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph’s first game since the loss of his mother last month. He was welcomed back with a standing ovation.
The home crowd in Memphis welcomed Zach Randolph back with a standing ovation after he took a leave of absence due to his mother's passing 🙏 pic.twitter.com/6VLOzorZj1
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) December 7, 2016
After scoring 12 points and grabbing 14 rebounds in true Z-Bo fashion, Randolph talked about his return after the game.
"There's nothing better than this being with your brothers competing"
— FOX Sports Grizzlies (@GrizzliesOnFSSE) December 7, 2016
Let us all never forget that some things are bigger than sports.
— TIME LightBox (@timepictures) December 6, 2016
When Radcliffe “Ruddy” Roye approached 20-year-old Robert Scott to take his picture, outside Clarksdale, Mississippi, the Brooklyn, New York-based photographer asked Scott about Eric Garner and Michael Brown. “It’s messed up but it’s nothing new,” Scott answered. “It is something that has been going on since the beginning of time. It will never get better, it will only get worse. It has to play itself out. We as black people just need to prepare ourselves for anything.”
FOR THE CULTURE
Someone made an hourlong mix of rapper Quavo’s best features from 2016.
DJ Khaled is going to star in a holiday special called “The Keys of Christmas,” because, of course.
TOP THREE TWEETS
1. BEAST MODE X BEAST MODE
— Yahoo Sports (@YahooSports) December 6, 2016
2. EARTH FOR DAYS … MONTHS … YEARS … DECADES
— CNN Tech (@cnntech) December 6, 2016
3. AH, AH
Glory be to God. I'm nominated for 7 #grammys. Thank you to everyone who worked on Coloring Book, I love you.
— Chance The Rapper (@chancetherapper) December 6, 2016
Lydia Polgreen, a queer black woman. Will be the new EIC of HuffPost. This is amazing and means so much to me right now.
— Taryn Finley (@_TARYNitUP) December 6, 2016
— HuffPost (@HuffPost) December 6, 2016
This is the only emotion I want to feel in 2017 pic.twitter.com/mx22enyhl7
— Noname (@noname) December 6, 2016