Cowboys’ Micah Parsons weighs in on NBA-NFL player debate: ‘It ain’t hard to dunk’

Dallas Cowboys star Micah Parsons weighed in on the talk over whether or not NBA gamers may match into the NFL and vice versa as he responded to former guard Lou Williams.

Williams, a three-time Sixth Man of the Yr winner, stated on the “Underground Lounge” he thought “everyone ought to respect everyone’s craft.” He didn’t assume there have been 30 NBA gamers who may play within the NFL nor did he assume the alternative.


Lou Williams of the Atlanta Hawks brings the ball up courtroom in opposition to the Hornets at Spectrum Heart on March 16, 2022, in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Jacob Kupferman/Getty Photographs)

“My downside the place this dialog goes is I don’t like the truth that the NFL gamers are saying, their argument is, ‘Y’all gentle. Y’all flop.’ This and that,” Williams stated. “Let’s be clear, y’all motherf—ers flop too. Is soccer greater than working, leaping, catching? Hell yeah. It’s agility It’s sensible. It’s chess. It’s having the ability to beat your man off the road. Attempting to show any individual in entrance of you that’s attempting to beat you off the road.

“I respect all of that s—. However once we begin entering into the dialog about basketball gamers being gentle this and that, basketball is far more contact than we get credit score for. There’s p—ies on each side, bro. I don’t need this dialog to get swayed like we the one ones p—ies. No, no. I see a few of y’all n—-s catching that ball getting down too. Let’s not make this a physicality dialog. Let’s speak about ability.”

Parsons responded to Williams in a submit on X.

“I useless a– watch mf go 0 factors and play half-hour ! I it ain’t onerous to dunk or make a lay up,” he wrote.


Micah Parsons at the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

Micah Parsons through the Ruffles NBA All-Star Superstar Recreation as a part of NBA All-Star Weekend on Feb. 16, 2024, at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Juan Ocampo/NBAE through Getty Photographs)

Parsons participated within the NBA All-Star Superstar Recreation in February. He scored 37 factors and grabbed 16 rebounds.

All the debate began final week when Austin Rivers claimed he may take 30 NBA players and work them seamlessly into the NFL, throughout an interview on “The Pat McAfee Present.”

“You can not take 30 NFL gamers and put them within the NBA,” Rivers stated. 

Amid criticism from J.J. Watt, Rivers additional defined his factors.

“@JJWatt performed 11 years [in the NBA] broski. May play subsequent yr the truth is… that will make it 12,” Rivers posted, “ somebody I do know. Respect your [sic] a soccer legend holding it down for the bros. My feedback weren’t meant to be disrespectful. Solely some extent to how athletically gifted SOME NBA gamers are…

Micah Parsons vs Packers

Micah Parsons of the Dallas Cowboys warms up for the wild-card playoff recreation in opposition to the Inexperienced Bay Packers at AT&T Stadium on Jan. 14, 2024, in Arlington, Texas. (Perry Knotts/Getty Photographs)


“U don’t assume Ant man [Anthony Edwards] may make that transition to the NFL? Broad receiver? Prime Lebron? Zion [Williamson]? Prime d rose [Derrick Rose] or [Russell] Westbrook? Aaron Gordon at tight finish? Now give me yours for the NFL to the NBA… I’ll wait. Discover I by no means stated myself btw. Really easy on the shade in direction of me.”

Fox Information’ Scott Thompson contributed to this report.

Observe Fox Information Digital’s sports coverage on X and subscribe to the Fox News Sports Huddle newsletter.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *