Jalen Rose wasn’t shading Stephen A. Smith over Cowboys trolling

Jalen Rose wasn't shading Stephen A. Smith over Cowboys trolling

A sports activities media saga took an sudden activate Tuesday.

Jalen Rose lashed out at media personalities who make hay trolling the Dallas Cowboys, following their playoff loss to the 49ers. Many individuals who noticed the tweets believed they had been directed at Rose’s ESPN colleague, Stephen A. Smith.

“So glad I didn’t make a profession of content material pretending to pretend troll the Cowboys,” Rose tweeted Monday. “Praying on the viewers being dumb/lazy and low hanging fruit.”

If anybody’s bit is trolling the Cowboys, it’s Smith, who has accomplished so relentlessly for years. It’s an annual custom for him to spend all season prognosticating their demise earlier than reveling in it. On Monday’s “First Take,” Smith wore his huge cowboy hat and threw the staff’s impotent offense in opposition to San Francisco in Michael Irvin’s face.

Stephen A. Smith and Jalen Rose at the 2022 NBA Draft.
Stephen A. Smith and Jalen Rose on the 2022 NBA Draft.
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Rose, who hosts The Publish’s “Renaissance Predominant” podcast, and Smith are colleagues on ESPN’s NBA studio staff.

In a later response to a tweet telling him to call names, Rose claimed it was basic versus particular.

“No @ [names] wanted,” Rose tweeted. “Rattling close to all reveals promoting clowns this prefer it’s high quality content material. You da idiot.”

Jalen Rose claims he was not going after Stephen A. Smith for Cowboys trolling.
Jalen Rose claims he was not going after Stephen A. Smith for Cowboys trolling.
Twitter / Jalen Rose

Later, Rose indicated that he was not going after Smith, however Smith’s former “First Take” companion, Skip Bayless.

“He’s my brother and this isn’t correct. If something it was for Mr 1.4ppg taking part in JV as a junior,” Rose tweeted, referencing a time the place he ripped Bayless’ basketball talent on TV.

Bayless, who shared a video of himself throwing Dak Prescott’s jersey away in disgust on Sunday night time, is definitely a diehard Cowboys fan. There’s nothing he’d relish greater than breaking down Cowboys victories, however success has been exhausting for the franchise to come back by within the postseason because the days of Irvin, Troy Aikman and Emmitt Smith.