If you don’t have Twitter I fear that you may have been living under a rock for the last 24 hours, and if you do have Twitter and missed it then you must know the man to follow is Corey “Homicide” Williams, aka @chomicide.
In Perth, Homicide is the man that the fans love to hate. He created a storm this week and his reaction to the whole incident “Sumtimes the game needs pranksters. Things like this only make it fun, entertaining and memorable because the perth pussycats won’t 4get dat”.
On Thursday at practice in Perth at the Challenge Stadium is where it all started. Homicide requested a permanent marker to sign the banners of Perth players, Lisch and Martin. Homicide’s teammate, Bennis Lewis posted a photo on Twitter showing the world what he did, these photos have since been removed.
A long line of abuse and rebuttal began on Twitter, @PerthWildcats abused @chomicide, the conversation flew for hours. Homicide denied the whole thing, he accused the @PerthWildcats for alway riding his back and getting him into trouble, saying they set him up.
Everyone was talking about it on Twitter, reporters were writing about it on the internet and The West newspaper in Perth even gave the story full attention. All eyes were going to be on the Perth Wildcats and Melbourne Tigers game that would follow the stories on the Friday night.
Homicide must have got under the Perth Wildcats skin because the Tigers came out and played like champions, leading by over 20 points at one stage. It was Homicide’s 100th game, he scored 26 points and managed to silence the normally rowdy Perth crowd. Although, it was never going to be an easy game, Perth came back to level the scores in the forth quarter, but the man that loves to nail the big shots, Dazza Corletto answered with a massive three pointer.
The Tigers had sealed the deal, making it a three game winning streak for them and possibly putting the bounce in their step they need for the rest of the season. Until last night the Tigers had not beaten Perth at Challenge Stadium since 2008, and this season they had lost to the team three times.
In his post game interview, Corey “Homicide” Williams answered no questions, but instead told the viewers that he would be on Twitter after the game, look up @chomicide.
Later on Twitter, Homicide explained the whole incident.
thursday we had practice and thered a banner with lisch and Martins full body on it. As u all kno I don’t respect perth bcuz they act tuff
So I asked for a permanent marker and autographed my signature on k lisch and d martins face.
They can hoop but they act tuffer than they really are. So fuk perth their crowd and every chance I get imma give it to em
Because they giv it to me. But they can’t take it when sum 1 gives it to them. They play dirty and lucky the game was on TV
The refs did a good job tonite controlling the Game. I told them I’m not gonna get into it with any1 imma play ball tonite
When asked about the marker incident I denied it only to raise more speculation and hype which it did just that. I knew what I was doing
My manager got security to clean it off but security didn’t see me do it. So he didn’t kno for sure. wild cats too sensitive like women
They can give it out but can’t take it. And cry and whine about it. Man the fuk up. Just do something in melb. That’s what I would have done
Sumtimes the game needs pranksters. Things like this only make it fun, entertaining and memorable because the perth pussycats won’t 4get dat
We know one thing for sure, Homicide makes the NBL more exciting. He is not afraid to get under the skin of the opposition. I’m just glad he is on our side and I don’t have to watch him get under the Tigers skin. Talk about excitement and raising the profile of Australian Basketball. I say to Corey, just keep doing what you are doing.