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WATCH: Luke Walton stars on the beach volleyball court

With a Chase Budinger cameo

Los Angeles Lakers v Chicago Bulls Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images

The NBA offseason is in full swing for Los Angeles Lakers head coach Luke Walton, but he’s not exactly taking things easy.

And that’s a really bad thing for beach volleyball players across Southern California because Walton is out here making people like silly on the sand.

Take a look:

These aren’t run-of-the-mill players, either. Walton was playing with a few Association of Volleyball Professionals, including former Arizona Wildcat Chase Budinger, Casey Patterson, Sean Rosenthal, Stafford Slick, and the McKibbin brothers.

Walton’s highlights were posted on the McKibbin brothers’ YouTube channel and they described Walton as Luke “The Wall” Walton and said he has “surprisingly great ball control and court awareness.”

Is that really a surprise, though? Walton always was a smart player on the basketball court.