INDIANAPOLIS — Los Angeles Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn mentioned he noticed a dunk by security Derwin James off a lob go from Casey Hayward circulating on social media this week.
OMG DJ 😳@DerwinJames | @show_case29 pic.twitter.com/FGYhiJB2A6
— Los Angeles Chargers (@Chargers) February 27, 2019
“That was a hell of a dunk, wasn’t it?” joked Lynn. “I simply noticed that yesterday, so I have never had an opportunity to speak to him but, however we’ll save a few of these through the season.”
Lynn went on to say he is not a fan of his gamers competing on the hardwood through the offseason, and can attain out to James to let him know.
“I encourage my guys to cross-train,” Lynn mentioned. “However there’s just a few issues I might moderately you not do, like ski, trip bikes and dunk off the backboard.
“He is an athletic younger man, so he’ll study.”
Chargers basic supervisor Tom Telesco was a bit of extra diplomatic when requested about James’ basketball exploits.
“NFL gamers have in all probability been taking part in basketball within the offseason since earlier than Vince Lombardi, so I do know it occurs” Telesco mentioned. “I am not thrilled about it. However you simply need guys to be educated in what the dangers are, and hopefully they keep secure.”
Earlier this month, the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs advised quarterback Patrick Mahomes to chorus from taking part in basketball within the offseason after video in social media emerged of him displaying of his dribbling abilities.