Originally posted on SLAM Online  |  Last updated 1/17/12
With their record at 1-11 (by far the worst in the League), and trailing the Houston Rockets by six points yesterday, JaVale McGee (naturally) thought it would be a great time to throw down an unecessary showtime dunk. This did not sit well with teammate John Wall and head coach Flip Saunders, who addressed the silly play following the Wizards’ 12th loss of the season. From SB Nation DC: “Afterwards, McGee wasn’t quite sure what he did wrong, saying he had no regrets about the move. ‘Apparently, if you get a fast break and you throw it off the backboard in the third quarter and you’re 1-11, you’re not supposed to do stuff like that,’ McGee said, seemingly sarcastically. ‘I felt like I was trying to get the team hyped and trying to make a good play, so I felt like we did that, and we went on a run from there.’ His coach did not agree. ‘I told him that’s unacceptable,’ Saunders said. ‘Maybe I’m too old-school, but you see that and the [lobbying] for the All-Star Game, that right there is
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