Muscle cramps. They’re a pain. Literally.
I’m thankful to say that, in the 10-something years I’ve played basketball, I’ve gone through the trauma that is a leg cramp once, max twice. I’m not sure why I haven’t had more. Maybe it’s because, in my best #JaValeMcGeevoice, I’m about that jug life. But the moral of the story is: A) they aren’t fun and B) when you play basketball non-stop, they can hit creep up on you in a hurry.
Anyway, on the Nuggets’ trip to Washington, I guess, Nate Robinson was, you know, chilling, doing his thing, until a cramp hit him like a ton of bricks. And being the good teammates that they are, Ty Lawson and JaVale McGee whipped out their phones and filmed Lil Nate screaming in agony, while JJ Hickson and Darrell Arthur tried to help him out by giving him some fried chicken (I didn’t know that was a remedy for cramps) and stretching out his leg.
Here’s Ty Lawson’s camera work:
And here’s JaVale McGee’s better and more explicit work:
As McGee wrote in his caption: “IF HE WAS BOUT THAT #JUGLIFE HE WOULD BE STRAIGHT.”
Preach, JaVale. Preach.