'Stop being cry babies': NBA stars are blasted for complaining about Fyre Festival-like quarantine meals and 'Motel 6' hotel rooms as they isolate at Disney ahead of the season but Ja Morant takes a swipe at players saying 'I'm not a silver spoon guy'

NBA fans have shared a collective eye-roll at top league players for complaining about the 'airline' menu options and comparing their Walt Disney resorts rooms to 'Motel 6'.
As hundreds of NBA players arrived to Orlando, Florida, this week to resume the 2020 season, several of them hurled complaints over amenities and menu options they believe are underwhelming.
Los Angeles Lakers star J.R. Smith, 34, went on Instagram Live to show off several snack options while questioning 'you want us to eat this s***?'
Players Joel Embiid, Montrezl Harrell, Troy Daniels and Ben McLemore also shared displeasure over their meals and Rajon Ronod, a veteran Lakers' player, compared his hotel room at Walt Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, where the highest seeds are placed, to 'a Motel 6.' 
Fans called them out for appearing ungrateful amid a global coronavirus pandemic that has seen massive unemployment in the US and shuttered several industries.  
'Seeing millionaire NBA players complaining about the size of hotel rooms and the contents of their 18 meals a day in the middle of a global pandemic where even their lowest standard exceeds the average poor person’s highest standard,' one woman wrote on Twitter.
And players including Ja Morant, 20, of the Memphis Grizzlies also took a subtle swipe at his cohorts. 
'My room is fine. The food is fine. I'm not a silver spoon guy,' he said, according to Bleacher Report. 
Boston Celtics forward Jaylen Brown agreed and urged players to see the larger picture.
JR Smith took to Instagram saying: 'I'm just saying bro. You want a Ferrari to run like a Ferrari because you paid for it as a Ferrari, but you keep gassing it up with all this...Chrysler s***'
JR Smith took to Instagram saying: 'I'm just saying bro. You want a Ferrari to run like a Ferrari because you paid for it as a Ferrari, but you keep gassing it up with all this...Chrysler s***'
Smith took to Instagram Live to shared video of the snack he was given, including skittles, Doritos, cookies and other unhealthy snacks
Smith took to Instagram Live to shared video of the snack he was given, including skittles, Doritos, cookies and other unhealthy snacks 
Rondo is lodging at Walt Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort (pictured) in Orlando for the resumed NBA season after it was briefly halted because of the pandemic
Rondo is lodging at Walt Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort (pictured) in Orlando for the resumed NBA season after it was briefly halted because of the pandemic 

'We understand that the conditions might not be as normal as we’re used to. But no need to complain,' Brown told Mass Live.
'I think all of us come from humble beginnings as is, so seeing the bigger picture while we’re down there to not only divert the attention to things that’s going on in the actual world, but come and use our platforms to make a big influence,' he said.
'I think that’s the big thing, but the basketball part is going to be easy for a lot of us. We just have to get comfortable slowly but surely.' 
Other Twitter users chastised players for complaining about their food options after food banks became overwhelmed during the pandemic as people lost their jobs and ability to afford food.
'@NBA Players, Y'all complaining about the food while people out here hungry, y'all complaining about the rooms while people are homeless,' the user wrote.
'You didn't have to have a season ending, y'all are blessed to have that. Take the good with the bad and stop it.'
One man suggested NBA players be more concerned with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and not the hotels.
'There are plenty of things for NBA players to question and/or complain about as they head into the epicenter of a pandemic ... standard-looking hotel rooms are not one of those things.'  
Scores of NBA fans accused players of being  unappreciative of their accommodations at the three Walt Disney World resorts
Scores of NBA fans accused players of being  unappreciative of their accommodations at the three Walt Disney World resorts
As several players blasted the food, people pointed to the growing homeless populations and the fact they were able to return to their season
As several players blasted the food, people pointed to the growing homeless populations and the fact they were able to return to their season
This user suggested NBA players keep their displeasure to themselves as millions of American struggle during the coronavirus pandemic
This user suggested NBA players keep their displeasure to themselves as millions of American struggle during the coronavirus pandemic
Casciaro: 'There are plenty of things for NBA players to question and/or complain about as they head into the epicentre of a pandemic ... standard-looking hotel rooms are not one of those things'
Casciaro: 'There are plenty of things for NBA players to question and/or complain about as they head into the epicentre of a pandemic ... standard-looking hotel rooms are not one of those things'
One fan admitted that it 'stings a bit' seeing NBA players complainign about hotel standards and food
One fan admitted that it 'stings a bit' seeing NBA players complainign about hotel standards and food
This user  on Twitter suggested the 'multi millionaires' in the NBA are hypocritical for complaining about their lodging while fighting against homelessness.
This user  on Twitter suggested the 'multi millionaires' in the NBA are hypocritical for complaining about their lodging while fighting against homelessness.
Pictured: NBA player Ja Morant of the Memphis Grizzlies
Pictured: Jaylen Brown of the Boston Celtics
Both Ja Morant and Jaylen Brown (left and right), two players staying in Orlando for the upcoming season, agreed there was not reason to complain over the accommodations
'It's kinda sad we've been seeing grown men complain about their hotel standards, their food, & even whatever amenities they have & replace it,' one user wrote Friday.   
'While people are unemployed cause of this pandemic. I love basketball & the NBA but f***, if s*** like this doesn't sting a bit.'
'Dear NBA players,' one person began. 'Look, I get it. You're used to living like the best life a human being could possibly live. And this is something less than that. But a lot of people are really, actually struggling right now, so if u need to complain about it...Idk just do it amongst yourselves.'
A person on Twitter suggested the 'multi millionaires' in the NBA are hypocritical for complaining about their lodging while fighting against homelessness. 
Several social media users took aim at the 'Motel 6' remarks made by Rondo, who made more than $100million over the course of his career.
'@NBA players who are playing in the bubble need to stop being cry babies over their accommodations. You did not have to show up and play. Be a better person and stop complaining. @RajonRondo,' one person said.
Twitter user:NBA players who are playing in the bubble need to stop being cry babies over their accommodations. You did not have to show up and play. Be a better person and stop complaining. @RajonRondo'
Twitter user:NBA players who are playing in the bubble need to stop being cry babies over their accommodations. You did not have to show up and play. Be a better person and stop complaining. @RajonRondo'
NBA fans flocked to Twitter after Rondo's photo and mocked him for dismissing the Walt Disnet resort room
NBA fans flocked to Twitter after Rondo's photo and mocked him for dismissing the Walt Disnet resort room
Journalist Rodger Sherman  added that none of the Motel 6's he's visited resembled the hotel room Rondo photographed
Journalist Rodger Sherman  added that none of the Motel 6's he's visited resembled the hotel room Rondo photographed
NBA Buzz: 'These guys have been rich for way too long. That’s a pretty top notch room!'
NBA Buzz: 'These guys have been rich for way too long. That’s a pretty top notch room!'
'Yo Rajon Rondo this room is nicer than your jumpshot. What are you complaining about,' one man wrote on Twitter. 
Journalist Rodger Sherman wrote: 'As someone who has stayed in multiple Motel 6s I would like to clarify that this does not, in fact, look like a Motel 6.'
One user shared a photo of a room he said looked more like a Motel 6 room - and not the spacious one at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort.
'Idk where he going but every Motel 6 I been in look like this,' the user wrote.
Some users argued that Rondo, who began his NBA career with the Phoenix Suns in 2006, was used to different luxuries.
'These guys have been rich for way too long,' one user wrote. 'That’s a pretty top notch room!'  
A user wrote: 'Majority of Americans can’t afford to spend a single night at a Disney hotel. Unemployment rate is 14%. People waiting in food lines for hours. And this pompous, spoiled fool, @NBA player Rajon Rondo, compares his Disney hotel room to a Motel 6? 
Twitter user: 'Majority of Americans can’t afford to spend a single night at a Disney hotel. Unemployment rate is 14%. People waiting in food lines for hours. And this pompous, spoiled fool, @NBA player Rajon Rondo, compares his Disney hotel room to a Motel 6?
Twitter user: 'Majority of Americans can’t afford to spend a single night at a Disney hotel. Unemployment rate is 14%. People waiting in food lines for hours. And this pompous, spoiled fool, @NBA player Rajon Rondo, compares his Disney hotel room to a Motel 6?
One user shared a photo of a motel room to show a room more akin to  Motel 6 locations
One user shared a photo of a motel room to show a room more akin to  Motel 6 locations 
On Friday, J.R. Smith shared the latest critique when he hopped on Instagram Live to moan about his food options.
'We're professional athletes and all that, right? Smith asks his Instagram followers. 
'$50million...some of these guys are making a year! And you want us to eat this s***?'
Smith then pans the camera to show a pile of packaged food, including skittles, Doritos and other snacks.

'And then they'll be over there crying that they can't stay healthy and their body's breaking down and all this other s***...
'I'm just saying bro. You want a Ferrari to run like a Ferrari because you paid for it as a Ferrari, but you keep gassing it up with all this...Chrysler s***.'
Smith then ends the segment by saying 'he's just happy to be back'.
A photo of Smith from the same day shows him looking fed up while holding a microwavable Velveeta mac and cheese cup.
NBA star J.R. Smith (pictured)  shared his review on the meals and snacks provided to players while staying in Orlando, Florida, ahead of the official season start this month
NBA star J.R. Smith (pictured)  shared his review on the meals and snacks provided to players while staying in Orlando, Florida, ahead of the official season start this month
However, Smith seemed to make a briefly reconsider his reviews on the NBA campus during a second Instagram Live on Friday.
In the video, he excitedly lists off decadent options on the player menu like braised beef short ribs and New York strip steak. 
Smith will play on one of 22 teams for an NBA season tournament starting this month. Players have traveled to Orlando stay stay in one of three Walt Disney World hotels in a quarantine 'bubble.' 
But other players like Philadelphia 76ers' player Joel Embiid were less impressed by the menu.
On Thursday, Embiid shared a photo of his meal with the disparaging comment, 'definitely losing 50 lbs.'
The photo showed a chicken breast, mashed potatoes, pasta, two salads, and other snack items packaged away in takeout containers.
Embiid then shared a meme showing a skinny basketball player with the caption: 'Me by the time I'm done here.' 
Embiid touched down in Orlando wearing a full hazmat suit after saying he 'doesn't trust' fellow players to quarantine amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Joel Embiid was also not impressed by the food provided to NBA players in Orlando, Florida, this week while they quarantine
Joel Embiid was also not impressed by the food provided to NBA players in Orlando, Florida, this week while they quarantine 
The photo showed a chicken breast, mashed potatoes, pasta, two salads, and other snack items packaged away in takeout containers.
The photo showed a chicken breast, mashed potatoes, pasta, two salads, and other snack items packaged away in takeout containers.
The Philadelphia 76ers' shared a  meme joking about his potential weight loss  saying 'Me by the time I'm done here'
The Philadelphia 76ers' shared a  meme joking about his potential weight loss  saying 'Me by the time I'm done here'
Embiid (pictured) boarded the plane to Orlando, Florida, in a hazmat suit this week over fears of catching COVID-19
Embiid (pictured) boarded the plane to Orlando, Florida, in a hazmat suit this week over fears of catching COVID-19
The star center, 26, was pictured pulling up the hood of the protective suit as he boarded a jet out of Philadelphia with his teammates on Thursday. 
Earlier this week, Troy Daniels of the Denver Nuggets shared an underwhelming first look at player meals. 
Daniels posted two photos on social media, which included one shot of a red, plastic bag of food placed outside his hotel room on a brown cafeteria tray. 
A card emblazoned with the NBA logo described a respectable meal that included pasta with meatless Bolognese sauce and roasted summer vegetables.
However, the contents of the bag were less appetizing, and had a slight resemblance to airline food, as many social media commenters pointed out. 
Others likened the meal to the cheese sandwiches given to customers at Fyre Fest, the 2017 music festival that famously failed to deliver any of the luxurious amenities promised to concertgoers. 
Daniels (pictured last month) arrived in Orlando on Tuesday with the Denver Nuggets squad
Daniels (pictured last month) arrived in Orlando on Tuesday with the Denver Nuggets squad
Denver Nuggets guard Troy Daniels posted two photos on social media, which included one shot of a red, plastic bag of food placed outside his hotel room on a brown cafeteria tray
Denver Nuggets guard Troy Daniels posted two photos on social media, which included one shot of a red, plastic bag of food placed outside his hotel room on a brown cafeteria tray
The contents of the bag were less appetizing, and had a slight resemblance to airline food
The contents of the bag were less appetizing, and had a slight resemblance to airline food
James's former teammate Isaiah Thomas doesn't think the four-time MVP will like the food
James's former teammate Isaiah Thomas doesn't think the four-time MVP will like the food
A photo shared to social media appeared to show a stark difference in meals served to Troy Daniels and Kyle Kyzma of the Los Angeles Lakers
A photo shared to social media appeared to show a stark difference in meals served to Troy Daniels and Kyle Kyzma of the Los Angeles Lakers
'No way Bron eating this LOL,' Isaiah Thomas, LeBron Jame's former teammate, wrote on Twitter in response.
On Thursday, he responded to a tweet that compared Daniels' bland meal to that of Kyle Kyzma of the Los Angeles Lakers.
The Los Angeles Lakers meal that appeared to have a sushi rolls among other options.
'Lmaooooo ... the food will be better after the quarantine process .!! I’m sure of it,' wrote Daniels.  
Los Angeles Clippers player Montrezl Harrell simply shared a photo of what appeared to be baked chicken breast. 
'This ain't it,' write Montrezl. 'Yeah, I'm about to starve out here in Orlando.' 
Los Angeles Clippers player Montrezl Harrell shared  a displeasing photo of baked chicken that joined one of several complaints made by players this week
Los Angeles Clippers player Montrezl Harrell shared  a displeasing photo of baked chicken that joined one of several complaints made by players this week 
Pictured: Montrezl Harrell #5 of the LA Clippers during the second half of the NBA game against the Phoenix Suns at Talking Stick Resort Arena
Pictured: Montrezl Harrell #5 of the LA Clippers during the second half of the NBA game against the Phoenix Suns at Talking Stick Resort Arena
Arriving with the Houston Rockets, forward Ben McLemore shared a brief 10 second video to Instagram of his steak meal.
The meat was cut apart to fit inside the packaging container and looked a bit small.
'Not today,' McLemore says, shaking his head vehemently and closing the top of the container. 
Only McLemore's teammate DeMarre Carroll seemed content with the NBA's current menu as he praised it on social media.
Pictured: A meal given to Ben McLemore
Pictured: NBA star Ben McLemore on Instagram Live this week discussing the menu options in Florida
Ben McLemore (right) shared a photo of his food (left) on Instagram and said  'not today'
DeMarre Carroll with the Houston Rockets appeared to enjoy his meal and even accused other players of lying about the experience
DeMarre Carroll with the Houston Rockets appeared to enjoy his meal and even accused other players of lying about the experience 
Carroll: 'Where I'm from, that's good cooking right here. I'm not sure if I'm tripping or not'
Carroll: 'Where I'm from, that's good cooking right here. I'm not sure if I'm tripping or not'
'Man, they on Instagram cappin' man.' says Carroll.  A video he shared showed a meal of chicken breast, green beans, salad,  potatoes and a carrot cake.
'That's solid cooking where I'm from,' he added.  'Where I'm from, that's good cooking right here. I'm not sure if I'm tripping or not.'
Apart from the food, NBA players have found other problems with their accommodations. 
Rondo, 34, compared his hotel room to a 'Motel 6,' garnering backlash from those who speculated he's never actually been to motel chain. 
The veteran NBA player, who raked in more than $100million throughout his 14-year career, shared a photo of the room on Instagram and featured the middle finger emoji. 
Motel 6 responded to Rondo's photo with a variation of  their famous tagline 'We'll always leave the light on for him'
Motel 6 responded to Rondo's photo with a variation of  their famous tagline 'We'll always leave the light on for him'
Los Angeles Lakers player Rojan Rondo (pictured) compared his Walt Disney resort room to a 'Motel 6' after arriving in Orlando, Florida, this week
Los Angeles Lakers player Rojan Rondo (pictured) compared his Walt Disney resort room to a 'Motel 6' after arriving in Orlando, Florida, this week
'Motel 6 hun,' he wrote on Thursday. He tagged the official NBA account to further explain his displeasure. 
Motel 6, founded in 1986 by William Becker and Paul Greene, is a chain of budget motels that has more than 1,400 locations across the United States and Canada.  
It became well known through radio ad campaigns where Tom Bodett, a National Public Radio commentator, would use the tagline 'We'll leave the light on for you.'
The Los Angeles Lakers didn't receive a public response from the league, but a spokesperson for Motel 6 chimed in.
'We'll always leave the light on for him,' Motel 6's official Twitter account responded.
While NBA players complain about their menus, women with the WNBA have been forced to deal with bed bugs and worms. 
'Stop being cry babies': NBA stars are blasted for complaining about Fyre Festival-like quarantine meals and 'Motel 6' hotel rooms as they isolate at Disney ahead of the season but Ja Morant takes a swipe at players saying 'I'm not a silver spoon guy' 'Stop being cry babies': NBA stars are blasted for complaining about Fyre Festival-like quarantine meals and 'Motel 6' hotel rooms as they isolate at Disney ahead of the season but Ja Morant takes a swipe at players saying 'I'm not a silver spoon guy' Reviewed by STATION GOSSIP on 02:33 Rating: 5

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