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Coach Shuts Down A Reporter For Questioning His Decision To Let A Player Attend The Birth Of His Child

He offers a beautiful life lesson without getting angry or insulting

A Lithuanian basketball coach fielded questions from the press amid his team’s playoff run, and one young reporter received a stern life lesson. The reporter questioned the coach Šaras Jasikevi?ius’ decision to grant one of his best players time off so the player could attend the birth of his child.

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While remaining civil and patient, the coach of Basketball Club Žalgiris carefully and beautifully explained the absurdity of the question.

You don’t need to be a fan of basketball—or even speak English—to understand where this guy is coming from.

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