Chiefs GM nips Mahomes' hoops hobby in bud
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You thought Patrick Mahomes was just the NFL MVP? 🔥
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Veach said on Kansas City radio station 810 WHB on Thursday that he was worried enough about the franchise quarterback risking an injury that he put in a call to Mahomes’ agent, Leigh Steinberg.
“The [Chiefs] Kingdom can be assured: No more basketball for Pat. … We were able to nip that in the bud,” Veach said.
Mahomes was a star in basketball as well as baseball and football in high school, in Whitehouse, Texas. Veach said he was concerned that Mahomes’ competitive nature wouldn’t allow him to play basketball at something less than full effort.
“With Pat, everything he does is so competitive. … He actually was in the office yesterday and we were joking about it. He was just shooting around, and all of a sudden it turns into a spin move and juking guys out. He doesn’t have that filter in his mind to just