Josh Hart: Blazers Guard Gives Hilarious Reason Why His Wife Slapped Him in His Sleep

Josh Hart: Blazers Guard Gives Hilarious Reason Why His Wife Slapped Him in His Sleep

  • Portland Trail Blazers guard Josh Hart left thousands of his fans in stitches
  • His viral tweet was about his wife slapping him for smiling while he slept
  • The hilarious tweet gained over 7.5-million views and close to 80,000 likes

Portland Trail Blazers guard, Josh Hart left NBA fans in stitches after revealing his wife slapped him because he was smiling in his sleep.

Hart is known for his comedy on Twitter and fans could not contain their laughter. The Tweet went viral and got nearly 80,000 likes.

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Josh Hart married long-time girlfriend Shannon Phillips in 2021. Photos by Abbie Parr and Josh Hart (Instagram).
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Most NBA players usually keep their personal lives under wraps, despite being followed by cameras in their daily activities. Hart has always been an active social media user, especially on Twitter.

As a avid Chelsea fan, he comments a lot on his team, especially this season when the Blues are having a dreadful campaign. Generally, he always has hilarious conversations with fans.

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Josh Hart and his wife

Recently, the 27-year-old took to Twitter to reveal that his wife slapped him.

"My wife slapped the (expletive) outta me last night cause I was smiling in my sleep…"

The Tweet prompted thousands of comments from fans whose first reactions was to laugh.

Reactions to Josh Hart's Tweet

Here are some reactions to Hart's Tweet.


"Just tell her you were dreaming of lifting the championship trophy with Dame on Broadway."


"Is that why ur listed as out."


"How she know you weren’t dreaming of her?"


"He was dreaming of that parade when we shocked the world and win the championship."

Hart married his high school sweetheart, Shannon Phillips in August 2021. The two first met in high school in their hometown of Silver Spring, Maryland and have been together ever since

Hart is averaging 9.3 points, 8.1 rebounds and 4 assists per game for the Blazers this season, per ESPN.

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