HABOOB

Looks like Richaun Holmes took the wrong advice from Kelly Oubre Jr.

Jul 13, 2020, 5:36 PM | Updated: Jul 14, 2020, 2:27 pm

Phoenix Suns forward Kelly Oubre Jr. (3) celebrates with forward Richaun Holmes (21) during the sec...

Phoenix Suns forward Kelly Oubre Jr. (3) celebrates with forward Richaun Holmes (21) during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

(AP Photo/Matt York)

Do not believe everything you read on the internet. Even from former teammates.

On Saturday from the NBA bubble in Orlando, Phoenix Suns wing Kelly Oubre Jr. tweeted what he believed to be a legit workaround to the league’s less than desirable food situation.

Oubre said the food delivery service Postmates would indeed arrive at the hotel at Walt Disney World and it was fine as long as the security guys didn’t help.

That’s certainly not a good way to maintain the legitimacy of a bubble.

Predictably, Oubre later deleted the tweet and then had a quick followup later that night.

It appears that was too late for his former teammate and Sacramento Kings center Richaun Holmes, who now has to go into quarantine through to July 21 because he broke the rules by grabbing his own delivery order outside the campus.

Holmes tweeted to Oubre’s clarification after the news broke but quickly deleted it.

Unfortunate.

Holmes’ mom (who, trust me, is one of the best follows on Twitter) offered some advice for her son.

Haboob

Christian Walker swings in a 2-HR game against the Dodgers on July 3, 2024. (Felisa Cardenas/Arizon...

Haboob Blog

Wikipedia: Dodger Stadium is also known as Christian Walker Stadium

Christian Walker hit another home run at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday, earning the park a Wikipedia entry of "Christian Walker Stadium."

12 days ago

Joe Scally of United States challenges for the ball with Maximiliano Araujo of Uruguay during the m...

Bailey Leasure

Goodyear Blimp confirms it’s not covering the USA-Uruguay game

The Goodyear Blimp's X account weighs in on the camera angles of the Copa America game between the United States and Uruguay.

14 days ago

A young pitch invader takes a selfie with Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo during a Group F match betwe...

Associated Press

Fans get onto field for selfies with Cristiano Ronaldo during Portugal’s Euro 2024 match

Four fans got onto the field to get selfies with Cristiano Ronaldo during the European Championship match between Portugal and Turkey.

24 days ago

Jordan Montgomery...

Haboob Blog

Phillies fans count down Jordan Montgomery’s pitch clock in NLCS rematch vs. Diamondbacks

"3, 2, 1," Phillies fans made it abundantly clear to D-backs starter Jordan Montgomery when his pitch clock was about to expire on Friday.

25 days ago

Manager Torey Lovullo of the Arizona Diamondbacks looks on from the dugout during the ninth inning ...

David Veenstra

Mentalist performs ‘magic’ on Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo and pitcher Drey Jameson

D-backs manager Torey Lovullo invited a mentalist and magician to perform magic in front of his team to lighten the mood in the clubhouse.

1 month ago

Zebras...

Haboob Blog

Zebras at the Lovullo house? Diamondbacks’ summer party a bonding experience

Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo hosted D-backs players and staff, two zebras, a llama, a cow and goats on Monday. 

1 month ago

Looks like Richaun Holmes took the wrong advice from Kelly Oubre Jr.