During Game 4 against the Orlando Magic on Easter Sunday, a three-second violation call on Raptors point guard Fred VanVleet caused Nurse to appear frozen in shock, his mouth agape.
Nick Nurse is a legend. He really held this face for 11 seconds. pic.twitter.com/3U5aGybxnV— Faizal Khamisa (@SNFaizalKhamisa) April 21, 2019
The Raptors ended up winning, but the memes had already hit by halftime.
*foul on the raptors*— Yahoo Sports Canada (@YahooCASports) April 21, 2019
nick nurse: pic.twitter.com/pFcUVWKGj4
Nick Nurse mic'd up 😂 (probably) 🔊⬆️ pic.twitter.com/M1FNyhg6oS— NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) April 21, 2019
Nick Nurse and Pikachu equals same energy pic.twitter.com/a7B6d69fXl— Q 🥰 (@Karinjade99) April 22, 2019
The Game of Thrones crossover energy was there, too.
Arya: “take your own bloody pants off”— Katie Nolan (@katienolan) April 22, 2019
H/T Orlando Sentinel