NFL MVP Patrick Mahomes is a person of many skills. The Kansas City Chiefs, on the opposite hand, don’t want him utilizing his abilities on the hardwood.
After video surfaced this week of the quarterback education defenders in a pickup game of basketball, the Chiefs brass build its foot down.
Talking to Sports Radio 810 WHB in Kansas City, GM Brett Veach acknowledged the personnel contacted Mahomes’ agent after seeing the video of the player crossing over and spinning previous defenders.
“Certain I did stare the tweet of Pat Mahomes taking part in basketball,” Veach acknowledged. “We did handle it and as soon as I saw, it doubtlessly took me two seconds to call his agent and characterize him that used to be a colossal ‘no no.’ So I maintain the (Chiefs) Kingdom can rest assured that now we have that below decide a watch on. No more basketball for Pat.”
Added Veach: “We were ready to nip that within the bud and we in actual fact feel upright about the knowing of no basketball with Pat transferring ahead.”
The discipline from the personnel is clear; they build no longer want their massive name quarterback risking doable damage in a pickup game. As corner Richard Sherman functions out, on the opposite hand, if there is no longer in actuality a stipulation within the 23-year-frail’s contract against taking part in basketball, there is microscopic recourse for the personnel if Mahomes were to deem to disregard the present.
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February 7, 2019