Tristan Thompson was the focus of fans’ attention during the NBA playoffs Tuesday night, but the reason had nothing to do with basketball. The Cleveland Cavaliers player was heckled by rival Toronto Raptors fans during the game, bringing the recent Khloé Kardashian scandal to the court.
During the fourth quarter of the nail-biting game, Thompson stood at the free throw line with three minutes remaining. Raptors fans attempted to distract the NBA star by chanting “Khloé” while he took his shots.
'Khloe' chants for Tristan Thompson in Toronto… pic.twitter.com/bbcZ1SNk6e
— Dime on UPROXX (@DimeUPROXX) May 2, 2018
But referencing the Khloé-Tristan cheating scandal — the one where he was caught kissing another woman just days before the pregnant reality star gave birth to their daughter — didn’t faze the player one bit. Thompson sunk both shots, and the Cavaliers ended up winning the game.
Thompson, however, isn’t winning over any fans. The trolling continued on social media, with many calling the “Khloé” chant hilarious.
Not gonna lie, it’s pretty funny when Triston Thompson’s at the free throw line and the Toronto fans chant “Khloe”
— C@Rson (@chersch97) May 2, 2018
You know you’re the favorite kardashian when you got tristian and the free throw line and all you hear is Khloe chants…
— Litz Castillo (@PrincessLitz) May 2, 2018
Toronto has no chill starting the “khloe” chant
— Brooke Morgano (@brooke_morgano2) May 2, 2018
Would’ve been better to chant you’re a cheater clap clap clap clap, you’re a cheater
— J.R Cruz (@JReyzor) May 2, 2018
Dang, by his own people too.
— Erika (@mzbunnie) May 2, 2018
Canadian fans are awesome. Tristan getting Khloé chants last night was hilarious.
— Tom Ratan (@tratan21) May 2, 2018
KHLOE CHANTS LMFAOOOOOOOOOOOO
— ً (@Privatetwwitter) May 2, 2018
Unruffled on the court and even more so on social media, Thompson ignored the hate and posted a celebratory photo on Instagram.
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