Found October 28, 2011 on
That NBA Lottery Pick:
Previously on That NBA Lottery Pick, we featured NBA player Al Harrington punching an MMA reporter and competing in the spartan challenge.
Now, Al has decided to embark on a food-related challenge called the "Bugsy Challenge" at Burger Joint at Flaming Las Vegas last weekend:
On Saturday, Denver Nuggets player Al Harrington took the Bugsy Challenge at Burger Joint at Flamingo Las Vegas. The Bugsy Challenge consists of a burger with six one-third-pound burger patties, six types of cheese (American, cheddar, pepper jack, fresh house-made mozzarella, Swiss and panko-crusted deep-fried provolone), chorizo, sautéed mushrooms, black and tan onion rings, three strips of applewood smoked bacon, three strips of cayenne peppered bacon and a fried egg, all oozing with Burger Joint’s special pink peppercorn aioli.
The full Bugsy Challenge weighs in at 4.5 pounds and is on the house for anyone who can finish it. Harrington was given 45 minutes to complete the challenge and unfortunately did not succeed. The NBA player is the fifth person to attempt the challenge and the fifth person to be thwarted by it since it launched at the beginning of August.
Somewhere, Adam Richman is warming up in the bullpen to take on that burger.
(Courtesy of Haute Living
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