Korra coughs. "...That's, er, great, but I actually meant that platonicly." She pauses. "Mostly, anyway, and I wasn't going to bring that part up unless you mentioned it first. Want to try that combo again?"
"Yes!" Mako says, looking suspiciously relieved.
When they win their next match, the pair of them pushed back to the final zone and Bolin in the water, Korra picks him up and twirls him around. "I love you, man!" she says, laughing, and sets him down carefully. "No hetero, though."
"Okay, I do like you," he decides, and hugs her back.