ALL BALL NERVE CENTER — The addition of Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Jason Terry has pushed the Brooklyn Nets to the top of the Eastern Conference, but it’s also given the franchise a little more swagger, some giddy-up in their step. And having KG around, one of the NBA’s most intense players, doesn’t seem to be dulling anyone’s edge, either.
During last night’s preseason game against the Wizards, Nets F Mirza Teletovic drained a three-pointer, and as the camera cuts to the sideline, we see Deron Williams hustle over to the bench, where KG and the other players clear room for Deron to do a couple of push-ups, right there as the game is going on. Not sure if this is the equivalent of a college mascot doing push-ups after each score or what, but you can’t say the Nets bench isn’t engaged in the game.
As Teletovic himself tweeted, this is something he’d like to see more of…