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O.J. Mayo's goggles and guns motion

Posted on: April 26, 2011 11:19 am
Edited on: April 26, 2011 11:40 am
 
Mayo makes goggles into guns as he shoots down Spurs in Game 4. 
Posted by Matt Moore

O.J. Mayo, after nailing a huge 3-pointer in the Grizzlies' huge Game 4 win Monday night, decided to have some fun with the "3 goggles" trend sweeping the league (started in Portland):



The question is if that constituted a "threatening gesture" or not.  If you'll remember, the NBA fined DeShawn Stevenson for making a "throat slash" gesture , and Paul Pierce was fined for something even more innocuous. Since Mayo's technically imitating guns, the NBA in its notorious sensitivity could wind up taking a glance at this. 

We hope not, since this was a pretty innovative approach to the "3-goggles" gesture started in Portland and sweeping the NBA. It's good to see Mayo with his swagger back after what has been a pretty disruptive season.

(Via John C. Townsend on Twitter .)
Comments

Since: Jun 23, 2010
Posted on: April 26, 2011 7:55 pm
 

O.J. Mayo's goggles and guns motion

Yeah i totally agree. Why is this a story?  Looks like he just threw up the treys(3) after a made basket.



Since: Mar 23, 2008
Posted on: April 26, 2011 2:19 pm
 

O.J. Mayo's goggles and guns motion

Please!!!! Waste of internet space.  This is a non-story!!!!!!


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