Found February 07, 2013 on
The Nets took on the Pistons last night in Detroit. Hell no we didn’t watch it and you know something good had to have happened for us to give it any attention at all. Well, Mirza Teletovic (WHO!?), a 27-year-old Bosnian on the Nets, shot three airballs in three consecutive possessions.
Teletovic, a rookie, has been playing about 8-minutes per game. Last night he got 4-minutes of action and got up three shots in a matter of about :40 seconds. The big fella had to find a way to get the coaches attention and he did just that.
The video is great because it features the local Pistons announcers. They have a little fun at Teletovic’s expense throughout the whole ordeal.
If you still haven’t seen enough of Mirza and his impressive shooting from last night, Guyism broke it down with an impressive array of photos and GIFs.
Somehow the Nets still held on for a 93-90 win, improving to 29-20 on the season.
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Brooklyn Nets rookie forward Mirza Teletovic, a 27-year-old rookie from Bosnia, shot three consecutive air balls during the fourth quarter of Wednesday night's NBA game against the Detroit Pistons. We can not confirm whether Teletovic set an NBA record in the process.
As of this writing, Teletovic only averages about 8 minutes a game (in 28 games played). It's going...
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