With the Nets and Raptors tied in the closing minutes of the fourth quarter and Tyler Hansbrough chugging down the floor on a fast break, one of Brooklyn’s towel-wielding ball boys made a graceful headfirst dive into a somersault towards the bench (catch it in slow-mo at the end of the clip). In doing so, he averted what could’ve been a nasty collision between himself and the referee. It’s relatively surprising that NBA ball boys don’t wind up as roadkill, like, once or twice a week.
And here’s another angle:
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