Watch: Heat’s Goran Dragic gets tooth knocked out, keeps playing
With the Miami Heat in a down-to-the-wire chase for the No. 3 seed in the East, they need all their top players to give their maximum effort in the final stretch of the season.
And Heat guard Goran Dragic did exactly that Tuesday night, losing a tooth but still staying on the floor early in Miami’s win over Detroit. Seriously, watch Dragic as he gets hit in the mouth, loses a tooth, pulls said tooth out of his mouth and casually tosses it to the bench as he continues playing.
Dragic took the unwanted dental work in stride, and was all smiles after the game.
This is the second time Dragic has lost a tooth during a game this season, something he was well aware of when speaking to reporters after the win in Detroit.
“We’re 2–0 when I lose a tooth,” Dragic said.