After T-Wolves shooting guard Kevin Martin earned himself a $15,000 fine on Monday for doing the Big Balls Dance, a reporter asked Minnesota head coach Flip Saunders what he thought about Martin's display of testicle-based showmanship. Turns out, Flip Saunders is haunted by the Big Balls Dance, because he believes it…
For a minute there, it sure seemed like the Timberwolves's Kevin Martin was the most oblivious basketball player in the NBA. At Timberwolves media day yesterday, Martin told the assembled media that he had just learned that Kevin Love was traded to the Cavaliers. Via the Star Tribune:
This evening, Woj reported that Oklahoma City Thunder shooting guard Kevin Martin agreed to a four-year, $28 million contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves, trading in yearly title challenges for nigh-unbearable winters, and with any luck, a slew of early playoff exits.
Everyone's favorite out-of-town NBA team just got approximately 40 percent less cool if Y! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski's reporting is accurate:
Kevin Martin—who will earn $10.6 million this season—has an unorthodox shooting motion and it appears an unorthodox method of paying his mortgage—not paying it. He's defaulted on the loan for his house in suburban Sacramento. [Sacramento Bee]