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Kelly Olynyk runs up court with billboard stuck to him (video)

Aug 5, 2014, 11:49 PM EDT

Kelly Olynyk, Kevin Jones Kelly Olynyk, Kevin Jones

Photographers and videographers and whoever and whatever are too close to the court on the baseline. Paul George’s horrific injury certainly brings the concern to the forefront. At minimum, everyone will double-check stanchions are properly placed, but that’s not enough.

It’s a safety concern the NBA, and all leagues, should address.

But the close proximity of things to the court, when everyone comes out unscathed, can be hilarious.

Celtics forward Kelly Olynyk learned that the hard way playing for Canada (hat tip: Ben Watanabe of NESN):

  1. paleihe - Aug 6, 2014 at 2:35 AM

    Was this video filmed with a potato?

  2. djshnooks - Aug 6, 2014 at 7:27 AM

    Was that video supposed to be funny?

    He walked a foot with the thing, he did not run down the basketball court with it.

    Weak sauce.

  3. flyrocket31 - Aug 6, 2014 at 8:07 AM

    Thats exactly what it will look like with advertisements on the jerseys!

  4. longtallsam - Aug 6, 2014 at 8:10 PM

    Taking one step, then stumbling, isn’t exactly running up the court! But hey, that misleading headline probably got plenty of clicks!

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