Cavs sideline reporter pranks Tristan Thompson (VIDEO)

The job of a sideline reporter can certainly be challenging at times. We often see athletes and coaches give generic, cliche responses during pregame interviews – or in most cases – as they’re jogging off the court at halftime.

Before Tuesday night’s matchup with the New York Knicks, FOX Sports Ohio sideline reporter Allie Clifton put Cavaliers power forward Tristan Thompson to the test, making sure he was paying attention to her pre-game questions. Check out the video: