Found January 03, 2013 on Bush League Chronicle:
Houston Rockets big man Greg Smith picked up a three-second lane violation after stopping to tie his shoes underneath the basket on Wednesday night.The play occurred midway through the second quarter in Houston's, 104-92, victory over the visiting New Orleans Hornets. That is precisely when Smith just couldn't help but fix his untamed shoe laces. Because we all know that there is nothing worse than tripping over one's own shoes.The good news? Smith's wardrobe situation was fixed. The bad news? His untimely decision costs his team a turnover.Via SportsGrid.
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