Festus Ezeli day continues here at Anchor of Gold thanks to a story from Grantland's Zach Lowe. Lowe reports that former Golden State coach Mark Jackson tried to galvanize the Warriors roster by turning them against an injured Ezeli - a strategy that failed to pan out.
This is literally the first negative thing I've ever seen written or said about Festus Ezeli, and, as it turns out, it's most likely untrue. You can read more about Jackson's divisive coaching strategies over at Grantland and come to your own conclusions.
As for Ezeli, the former Vanderbilt center cleared things up with his teammates and rehabbed his injury before returning to the Warriors for the 2014-15 season. He came back to big a major presence off the bench behind Andrew Bogut and his post play led to some highlight reel moments in the NBA Finals, including this dunk:
I have to believe that his teammates like him just fine.