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AT&T's "It's Not Complicated" series of ads have been widely well received. Children are questioned about various topics and their responses are met with some dry humor from comedian Beck Bennett. They're different, they're a bit comical and they're way better than that horrible T-Mobile One, Two Kalamazoo ad.
Looking to freshen up their commercials for the NCAA tournament, AT&T turned to former NBA greats. Specifically, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Larry Bird, Magic Johnson and Bill Russell sat around a table usually reserved for children and agree that bigger is better. Bennett then goes around the table for some extremely high fives, practically having to jump just to make contact.
We love how genuinely happy Bill Russell looks to be getting in on the action at the end of the spot.
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This is a classic twist on those funny little kid AT&T commercials, featuring NBA legends Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Magic Johnson, Larry Bird and Dr. J.
AT&T already capitalized on the popularity of the NCAA tournament in their series of “It’s Not Complicated” commercials, and now the pros are getting in on the action, too.
The company’s newest ad features the same focus group leader, but instead of kids fielding the questions, he’s joined by NBA legends Larry Bird, Bill Russell, Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar...
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Magic Johnson and Dr. J tease Larry Bird in the second "It's not complicated" commercial featuring the NBA legends.
It's not often you get four NBA legends in one room but that's exactly what the folks at AT&T did when they cast Larry Bird, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Magic Johnson and Bill Russell.
The four legends of the hardwood starred in AT&T's "It's not complicated" ads where usually there are a bunch of children giving random answers to a specific question...
AT&T’s ad campaign featuring Beck Bennett interviewing kids on the benefits of concepts like “more,” “speed” and “saving money” are my favorite right now. Just in time for March madness, AT&T has tweaked the concept and gathered Basketball Hall of Famers Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Larry Bird and Bill Russell.
In these spots, Bennett and the legends...
Pretty humorous AT&T commercial featuring former Celtics Larry Bird and Bill Russell, also former Lakers Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Earvin "Magic" Johnson.
Larry Bird, Magic Johnson, Bill Russell, and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar all star in a new set of AT&T ads. The first of them is alright, mostly because it makes fun of the tiny guy that’s spent the past few months making smug observations with 4th graders.
But the second one actually involves a little witty dialogue, and Larry Bird delivering the money line:
Magic with the set...
AT&T’s ad campaign featuring Beck Bennett interviewing kids on the benefits of concepts like “more,” “speed” and “saving money” are my favorite right now. Just in time for March madness, [...]
Frequent listener and mailbag contributor, Mark Henry, sent me a link to the latest AT&T commercials. Mark is a die-hard Philadelphia 76ers fan so the site of seeing 4 people who have terrorized the 76ers for decades brings cold chills to Mark's heart. This is well worth the watch. Enjoy.
We've all seen those cute "It's Not Complicated" commercials where the AT&T guy asks the kids questions like is it better to be faster or slower and which is better more or less. That little girl demanding "we want more" does get a bit irritating after the umpteenth time, though. Now there's an even more fun commercial for basketball fans...
The big German Dirk Nowitzki game winner Bulls-Mavs.
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Celtics (60-20) vs. Cleveland (36-44)
March 28, 1980
The Celtics wrapped up a first round bye by clinching the Atlantic Division with a 130-122 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers. With the win, the Celtics reached their combined win total from the past two seasons (61) during the 1979-80 season. Larry Bird scored 33 points for the Celtics.
The Celtics registered...