ESPN analyst Maria Taylor was the talk on social media Saturday when it was revealed she left Anthony Davis off her first, second and third All-NBA Team. A mistake even she admits, but criticism from Fox Sports’ Doug Gottlieb sent tempers flaring on Twitter.
“Why does Maria Taylor have a vote? Real question,” Gottlieb wrote in a response to a since-deleted tweet. “She is a studio host/sideline reporter in her first year covering the NBA. She works a ton, not just on the league. No reason for her to have a vote.”
Taylor then responded to his tweet, saying that her playing experience and coverage of the league makes her more than qualified:
Social media had some thoughts on the entire incident: