On most celebrated ankle-breakers now, it was really a push off or the defender stepped on the foot of another player. After the Celtics win against the Wolves on Monday, Kelly Olynyk said rookie of the year candidate Karl-Anthony Towns probably “tripped” when talking about the play that had Towns doing the nae nae dance. It wasn’t a trip. It’s was 100% the result of Kelly’s jab-step.
Although Kelly got him with this play and the W. Towns won the individual stat battle with Olynyk by putting up a monster double-double of 25 points, 16 rebounds, and 3 blocks. But