Found July 21, 2012 on
That NBA Lottery Pick:
Previously on That NBA Lottery Pick, we featured a video
of some guys handing Lakers point guard Steve Nash a can of Keystone Light.
Apparently, some people might have believed that the video was staged and thought that the folks at Keystone Light had something to do with it.
The fine folks over at TMZ
did some investigative reporting and found out that they had nothing to do with the video:
Nash shot the video on his own cell phone ... which led many to believe it was all a premeditated viral video stunt to promote the beer.
But the honchos at Keystone insist it was as REAL as it gets ... telling TMZ, "While we can take credit for the 'Always Smooth' taste of Keystone Light, we had nothing to do with this video."
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A show of...
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The Spanish Olympic committee says basketball player Pau Gasol
will replace Rafael Nadal as the country's flag bearer for the
opening ceremony of the London Games.
(image courtesy Mark Travis of Silver Screen and Roll)
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