With the NBA lockout in full swing, it's no secret that players are looking for other ways to make money.
Former Celtics guard Nate Robinson may have come up with the best — or at least the most entertaining.
Robinson tweeted at Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll on Tuesday saying that he'd like a shot to tryout for Seattle.
"Coach give me a chance and I'll prove it to u," he said in a tweet that was later removed from his account.
Carroll, never one to back done from a little entertainment, fired right back.
"I always knew you had skills, that's why we tried to get you before… you still got em?," he tweeted. "we know you have great handles, but the question is: does it translate to DB skills? I kinda think it does…"
Both Twitter accounts are verified.
While Robinson was in high school, USC, where Carroll coached, recruited the two-sport star. Robinson eventually chose the University of Washington where he played one season as a defensive back while starring on the basketball team.
So perhaps the idea isn't as ridiculous as it sounds. Hey, crazier things have happened right?
"well then," Carroll tweeted, "see you at practice at 1:30. bring your cleats."