Basketball has got to be the one major sport where you don’t spit on the ground. While hawking one on the ground may not matter on the playing surfaces used in baseball, hockey and football, it matters when you spit on the hardwood. Of course it had to be Matt Barnes who broke the spitting rule:
And since Ekpe Udoh doesn’t get much time on the court, he thought he could be useful by wiping up Barnes’s spit for him. Either Udoh is just being a super respectful teammate, or the Clippers are doing some sort of hazing to their bench guys.