Furious Wife Ayesha Once Accused the Entire NBA of Being ‘Rigged for Money’ After Controversial Stephen Curry Foul vs LeBron James’ Cavaliers: ‘I Won’t Be Silent’

Published 06/19/2022, 8:00 AM EDT
LOS ANGELES, CA – JULY 12: NBA player Steph Curry (R) and Ayesha Curry attend The 2017 ESPYS at Microsoft Theater on July 12, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images)

Stephen Curry’s wife, Ayesha Curry, made many controversial statements regarding the NBA on the internet back in 2016. These statements were accompanied by a number of events that caused fans to lash out. Here is what exactly happened that caused the anger that Ayesha showed on the internet.

During the fourth quarter of game 6 of the 2016 NBA championship, Stephen Curry fouled out of the game. The game was against the LeBron James’ Cleveland Cavaliers. After this event occurred, Ayesha did not hesitate to express her feelings about what happened.


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Her anger was expressed on Twitter with the following statement: “I’ve lost all respect sorry this is absolutely rigged for money Or ratings in (sic) not sure which. I won’t be silent. Just saw it live sry,” she wrote in a since-deleted tweet, which Fox Sports has acquired.

As this did not stop there, she made a series of tweets explaining what had happened and why she had tweeted what she had. She also apologized for the tweet. Explaining the reason behind her anger.


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According to the tweet, she also discussed what happened with her father, which caused this reaction. Along with this, she also stated that if people come after her family, she will not stop.

The author and wife of Stephen Curry, Ayesha, later apologized

The first comment was deleted from her account as she posted a tweet mentioning the situation:


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Despite the fact that she deleted and apologized for the comments she made, many NBA fans didn’t let them go. The fans’ reaction lasted for quite some time. She has been criticized for this act on several occasions.

Apr 18, 2022; San Francisco, California, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) reacts after a basket and foul against the Denver Nuggets during the third quarter of game two of the first round for the 2022 NBA playoffs at Chase Center. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

In interviews, she also explained her reasoning behind making this tweet. Clearly, anger caused this, but if you have a huge following, you should think about what you post and what reaction it will generate.


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Anshika Rai

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Anshika Rai is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. She is currently pursuing her bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communication. Anshika has been following NBA for many years now.