As the NBA offseason wears off, players are finding ways to keep fit ahead of next month’s training camp.
While many players conduct their own off-season workout regimens, others play in the many professional events across the country that take place each summer.
This weekend, veteran NBA guard Isaiah Thomas hosted the seventh annual “Zeke-End” tournament at Tacoma Community College in Washington.
The event attracted several NBA players, including newly acquired Hawks guard Dejounte Murray, as well as Magic rookie Paulo Panchero.
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And after facing Murray over the weekend, Banchero likely wishes he hadn’t hooked them up in Tacoma.
Murray embarrassed the magical rookie, climbing up and down the Banchero, throwing an alley to himself off the backboard, and then dunking in the 2022 best pick. Murray then landed on his feet and made sure to tell Banchero everything he had just done with him.
Here is a clip of the funny play from two different angles:
While Murray got the last laugh in the pro, Banchero won’t soon forget the play, and should be delivering some interesting matches between the Magic and the Hawks this season.
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