The NBA Playoffs start this Saturday, and while the urge to watch tall, chiseled athletes take the court and dunk on one another is tantalizing, there’s one thing you’re forgetting: the bench players. Specifically, their reactions to big plays in big games.
One team that has mastered this to an art is the Golden State Warriors. With their roster filled with fun, young players, they take pride in their bench antics. In fact, it’s almost fair to say they’ve coined some of their reactions. Let’s take a look at some, shall we?
You’ve got the “Oh my sweet Lord, did that really just happen?!”
Followed by the “Karate Kid”
You’ve also got the “Appearing out of nowhere”
Source: Associated Press/Chuck Burton
Update: Kent Bazemore was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers on February 19, 2014, but don’t worry, he’s got a new partner in Robert Sacre.
They appropriately responded to Andre Iguodala’s disgusting double-crossover on Quincy Miller with the “There are no words for what just happened” reaction
Even Andre was like, “You saw that?”
But back to the reactions. Like this one from Sir Iguodala when Draymond Green got ejected. We’ll call this one the “Say wha?” reaction.
Let’s not forget the “HOLY SH*T I DIDN’T SEE THAT COMING!!”
Right behind it is the “There’s something developing here OOOOOOOHHHHHHHHH MY GOOOOOOOD!”
Moral of the story: Don't ever change, Golden State.