Boston Celtics power forward Kevin Garnett is known for his passion and maybe even being “pathologically intense” on the court. And now, yoga. The almost 7 foot, 15-time NBA All-Star says he’s always been pretty flexible and certainly energetic, but yoga helped him harness it all and focus. “I was pretty decent when it came [...]
Yoga Keeps Knicks Forward Kurt Thomas at His Highest Level (As NBA’s Oldest Player)
New York Knicks’ Kurt Thomas isn’t just the oldest player in the NBA, he might be the coolest on the court thanks to yoga. Known for tough defense, the 40-year-old, 6-foot-9 power forward is “a rebounder and a hustler” says our home office basketball expert who told us we can quote him. What does Thomas credit for playing strong in his 17-year career of hard-boiled hustle skills? Yoga!
Statistics Show NBA Players Love Yoga, Opponents Maintain ‘That Shit is Hard’
Hear ye! Hear ye! It’s basketball and yoga! Together at last, like PowerBars and Gatorade. And churning out headlines like: NBA players love yoga without growing ponytails. Thanks YAHOO! Sports! – extra exclamation ours. Turns out yoga is becoming more acceptable for regular dudes, but it’s still helpful to keep the fluff talk and granola-munchers [...]