In Zach LaVine’s case, Red Bull’s signature advertising slogan likely fell upon deaf ears. The former UCLA guard already has wings, as evidenced in his very vertically oriented NBA pre-draft mix tape.
The high-flyer will be taking his aerial show to the next level after entertaining Pauley Pavilion crowds this past season with gravity-defying tomahawk dunks.
Zach LaVine. The flight. pic.twitter.com/pSQoorMG6x
— Óscar. (@OscarPerizHoops) June 21, 2014
Just how high can LaVine fly? Well, he set a Los Angeles Lakers’ draft workout record with a 46-inch vertical leap. The visually confounding images of his leaps almost look photoshopped, but they’re the real deal and they have scouts salivating.
— Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) June 4, 2014
Consider this: LaVine can jump high enough to clear a Lamborghini Aventador without bending his legs. Soon enough he’ll be able to afford to ride in his own Lamborghini with bent legs.