A little over an hour before the Boston Celtics took the floor against the Washington Wizards in the highly anticipated play-in tournament, the home team’s official account tweeted out a picture of point guard Kemba Walker arriving to TD Garden wearing JBL headphones and a ‘don’t tread on me’ jacket.
Fans lost their minds over the jacket so much that the team had to delete it.
The flag was designed in 1775 with its original meaning was pro-revolution and anti-British. That meaning has since morphed into something entirely different over the past four years as it was prominently spotted in the January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.
Here’s how social media reacted: