JaVale McGee traveled to the Philippines this past weekend to play in the Smart Ultimate All-Star Weekend, a two day basketball exhibition with the country's PBA and National teams. Always the showman, JaVale brought his own special style with him.
On Saturday, JaVale led his team in scoring with 25 points - not an easy feat on a squad that boasts fellow big timers Kobe Bryant, Chris Paul, Derrick Rose and Kevin Durant. On Sunday, JaVale decided to combine his two obsessions - basketball and planking.
In the video below you can see JaVale jam on a fast break, which is both awesome and awkward on so many levels. He follows that with a fierce block at the opposite end and tops it off with his new signature move – a plank.
You can be sure the league won’t tolerate on court planking during the season (please, please let there be a season), so this may be the first and only one of its kind.
He pulled in 16 points on Sunday, along with the dunk-block-plank combination.
JaVale spent the rest of his weekend avoiding paparazzi, hanging out with boxer Manny Pacquiao and – of course – more planking.