JaVale McGee is in Tokyo for the USA Men's Basketball Olympic Team, and on Friday, the NBA veteran was asked a very unique question.
McGee was asked by a reporter if his mom is still alive, and the video can be seen in a Tweet that is embedded below from ClutchPoints NBA.
McGee told the reporter that his mom is alive.
"That's a weird question to ask somebody, but keep going," McGee said to the reporter.
McGee played for the Denver Nuggets and Cleveland Cavaliers this past season.
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