As we mentioned during the post about Steve Nash's new nickname, you'll forgive us our trespasses as we ignored certain chunks of the NBA day-to-day scrum during what technically isn't a long Thanksgiving weekend. This particular brand of awesome took place on Saturday night, at a time when we were watching Notre Dame finish an undefeated regular season since the last time Tony Rice was leading the Irish with world-class poise and improvisational skills.
Two things Minnesota All-Star Kevin Love is not in short supply of. Even if he does have to take a teammate down along the way.
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In the third quarter of Saturday night's Minnesota Timberwolves/Golden State Warriors tilt, Love found himself caught in the air and with a whole lot of teammates surrounding him with heads turned. Instead of chucking a shot, firing a pass in hopes that someone would turn around, or tossing it off the backboard Kobe Bryant-style, Love tossed the ball off of teammate Greg Steimsma's back. The ball, now legally cleared, bounced back into Love's hands as he then used those same impressive skills to bait Warriors forward Carl Landry into a foul. Watch: