OKLAHOMA CITY — Along with his workforce trailing by double-digits within the first quarter and on the lookout for a activate the bench, Los Angeles Lakers coach Luke Walton signaled for scoring savant Michael Beasley to are available off the bench.
Just one drawback: Beasley was wearing the wrong shorts.
As Beasley tore off his warm-up jacket and started to contact his sneakers to the courtroom grip sticky pad as he readied to examine in, he seemed down to see that he had on black apply shorts, relatively than the Lakers’ gold uniform shorts.
Michael Beasley tried to examine in wearing his apply shorts! 😂#Shaqtin pic.twitter.com/uw1izvCgtq
— Shaqtin’ a Idiot (@shaqtin) January 18, 2019
Upon realizing the gaffe, he sprinted by way of the tunnel to the Lakers’ visiting locker room at Chesapeake Power Enviornment to become the full correct uniform.
He rapidly returned to the sidelines and checked into the game for Lonzo Ball with three:09 remaining within the first quarter and the Lakers trailing 32-17.
It was the newest blooper for Beasley, the previous No. 2 choose, who has made a a lot of a reputation for himself within the league for conducting colourful interviews and making memorable blunders — like rubbing former teammate Anthony Tolliver’s knee pondering it was his personal — as he has for his expertise on the courtroom.