CelebrityJune 2, 2015

After getting knocked out of the NBA Playoffs, DeMarre Carroll (smartly) decides to take up golf

Sure, DeMarre Carroll would love to be playing in the NBA Finals starting on Thursday. After getting LeBron'd out of the playoffs, though, life is still pretty good for the Atlanta Hawks small forward.

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Coming off a breakthrough season, Carroll is poised to get a big contract as a free agent this summer. And in the meantime, it looks like the 28-year-old swingman is going to start working on his golf swing:

Welcome to golf, DeMarre. Why don't you go ahead and check out our beginner's guide. Skip the style section, though, because it looks like you already have that part figured out.

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And when you start fielding offers from other teams, just remember Atlanta has a pretty good year-round golf climate.

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