Originally written on It's Always Sunny in Detroit  |  Last updated 5/7/14

ATLANTA - NOVEMBER 19: Zdeno Chara #33 of the Boston Bruins against the Atlanta Thrashers at Philips Arena on November 19, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
Growing up in Sweden, if Jonas Jerebko was going to play any sport professionally, it was more than likely going to be hockey. But when you grow up to be 6'10" 235 pounds and you're not named Zdeno Chara, your career path won't lead you to the ice rink. Jerebko had the opportunity to show off his skating ability when he recently practiced with the Red Wings

The 24 year old Jerebko won't be confused for Pavel Datsyuk, but for a tree on skates, his showing was pretty impressive.  I'd pay a dollar to see other gangily NBAers get on the ice and flop around.  It'd bring a different meaning to the hoops term "broken ankles".



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