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Video: Throwing the post off boot setup protection

In case you didn’t stay up for the Monday night 10:30 pm EST first round playoff game between the Nuggets and Thunder, you missed something special.

Denver Nuggets guard J.R. Smith was feeling it last night.

Smith, the 2004 MVP of the McDonald’s All-American game, gave his best imitation of Peyton Manning’s boot setup during pre-game warm-ups.

“Swish” came to line, audibled, and went for the homerun ball (ala Manning to Reggie Wayne).

Smith ended with 15 and the Nuggets held off elimination by topping the Thunder 104-101, but Smith’s most impressive shot, again, came in pre-game warm-ups.

Here’s the evidence: