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By now, we should all accept that not only is JaVale McGee a talented basketball player, he in also an interesting bird. Odds are whenever his name comes up, it usually involves something peculiar, amusing, or both.
The Denver Nuggets were in Arizona on Monday to take on the Phoenix Suns at US Airways Center. About midway through the 4th quarter, McGee was on the receiving end of a nifty alley-oop from teammate Corey Brewer. McGee rose, caught the well-placed lob pass and proceeded to throw down a thunderous one-handed dunk all over Suns center Hamed Haddadi.
Of course, JaVale McGee being JaVale McGee, he wasn’t content simply letting his athletic skills and powerful slam speak for themselves. Instead, McGee elected to add some flavor to his post-dunk celebration.
Once the play was over and a foul was called, McGee, treating Haddadi like a defeated foe in a martial arts match, introduced some Dojo-inspired moves to the hardwood by respectfully bowing to his vanquished opponent.
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JaVale McGee didn't just take Hamed Haddadi's jock on Monday, but he made sure he knew it too. I'm not sure if I want to slap him for the extra dig he gave Haddadi or applaud his creativity. Either way, I know I want to watch it again.