The past month hasn’t been kind to Michelle Beadle.
Reports of her run with ESPN coming to an end emerged earlier in the month. Now, another recent decision of hers is drawing criticism.
Beadle voted Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon to the All-NBA third team over names like Klay Thompson, Kemba Walker and Bradley Beal.
Michelle Beadle voted Eric Gordon Third Team All-NBA over Klay Thompson, Kemba Walker and Bradley Beal.
— Mike Kennedy (@mbken84) June 25, 2019
It’s a bad look for Beadle after Walker had a career year in Charlotte. She wasn’t the worst voter, though, that title remains with the person who voted Dwyane Wade, Danilo Gallinari and Andre Drummond second team and Marvin Bagley third team.
Beadle’s future with ESPN was called into question with a report by Sports by Brooks – who suggested her run with NBA countdown was at its end.
Andrew Marchand of the New York Post added to that speculation with a new report not long after. Marchand revealed Beadle’s future as the host of NBA Countdown is “in peril.”
“Her failure to promote the program on outside venues combined with her virtual no-show to the much-hyped morning show “Get Up!” has branded her a bad teammate and put her position in question,” he reports.
Beadle has been the full-time host of ESPN’s NBA pregame show since leaving Get Up! ahead of the 2018 football season.
ESPN reportedly considered Maria Taylor and Rachel Nichols as potential replacements for Beadle.