Mavericks: Jalen Brunson and Justin Jackson try not to laugh

The Dallas Mavericks brought back the don’t laugh challenge this time featuring Jalen Brunson and Justin Jackson. See the hilarious results here.

Dallas Mavericks teammates Jalen Brunson and Justin Jackson have a friendly rivalry going way back. It came to a head in 2016 when Brunson’s Villanova Wildcats defeated Jackson’s North Carolina Tar Heels in the NCAA Championship game. Jackson led UNC to the championship the following season then headed to the NBA. Brunson took Villanova to their second title in 2018.

The two men are close. They love to jokingly go back and forth at each other. Brunson attempted to call Jackson while the replay of the 2016 national title game was on. Fans can see the Twitter joke here.

The Dallas Mavericks put the two men against each other in a challenge featuring jokes where you are not supposed to laugh. See the hilarious results below.

https://twitter.com/dallasmavs/status/1242845566360485889

Jackson grabbed the upper hand this time around. Thanks to both men for putting a smile on my face today.

Jalen Brunson has been ruled out for the remainder of the season after having shoulder surgery. The 23-year-old is hoping to be back to 100 percent to begin training camp.

Justin Jackson has been in and out of the Mavericks rotation this season. The 24-year-old has struggled with his 3-point shot this season hitting just 29.8 percent. Coach Rick Carlisle loves his team’s to take and make threes. Hopefully, Jackson gets his shot figured out during the suspension.

No word yet on when the NBA will return. There are many unanswered questions during this uncertain time. Hopefully, everyone is staying safe and healthy.

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