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The Warriors tricked Festus Ezeli into thinking he got cut for April Fools
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The Warriors tricked Festus Ezeli into thinking he got cut for April Fools
Thursday March 31st, 2016

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Andre Iguodala and the Golden State Warriors had a little fun with teammate Festus Ezeli for April Fools’ Day.

The prank was this: Iguodala went incognito in a nearby vehicle to keep an eye on his teammate. They knew Ezeli would be riding in a Lyft (which had a promotional hand in the video). As Ezeli rode in the backseat—with his driver in on it—teammates texted him.

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The driver cued up audio of a local radio show reporting that Ezeli—who is currently out with an injury—would be released, as the Warriors chase a record 73 wins. He was puzzled, to say the least.

Iguodala later popped out with the news.

All in good fun, right?

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