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Josh Smith’s Chinese team is really bad at mannequin challenge (videos)

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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 21: Josh Smith #5 of the Houston Rockets looks on in the first quarter against the Golden State Warriors during game two of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA PLayoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 21, 2015 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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Josh Smith signed in China.

How’s it going?

If we’re judging by his Sichuan Blue Whales’ ability to do the mannequin challenge, not so well.

The first attempt came in the weight room. The level of difficulty is way too high, the payoff too low and the execution awful:


Take two brings the level of difficulty way down – too far down. And unfortunately the execution doesn’t even rise commensurately:


At least Smith is given free reign to jack 18 3-pointers in a game: