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The 2012 NBA Finals featuring the Oklahoma City Thunder vs. the Miami Heat kicks off tonight. Instead of trying to analyze who has the advantage and who’s going to win we’re going down a different road.
Today, we’re taking the biggest stars from tonight’s final and compiling some of their commercials they have done in the past. The question is; which player made the best one?
Hit the jump to see some of the work….
6.) Dwyane Wade – “Same Day, Same Story”
Dwyane Wade doesn’t make very good commercials. It was this or that obnoxious commercial with Charles Barkley. This is clearly better.
5.) Lebron James – Nike Swimming Pool Commercial
I can dig this commercial. I think I’m going soft on Lebron this postseason.
4.) Russell Westbrook – BancFirst Commercial
Clearly, Russell hasn’t hit the big time yet with endorsements. They’ll come young blood.
3.) Kevin Durant – Don’t Criticize (Hyperize) Nike Commercial
Probably my favorite of the group. Velvet Hoop is the man.
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At 23 years old Oklahoma Thunder’s Kevin Durant still has a baby face so in this video of him when he was 17 he looks like an infant! Anyway, someone on the innerwebs dug up this video of Kevin at Seat Pleasant Recreational Center in MD. In the video, you can already see Kevin showing signs of that accessible and cautiously candid personality we in the media and blogophere are...
Playing in his 1st NBA finals game Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant was unstoppable. As the Thunder beat the Miami Heat in Game 1 105-94. The Heat had no answer for the scoring champ. Durant finished the game with 36 points on 12 of 20 shooting from the field. 4 of those field goals were three pointers. Durant also added 8 rebounds and 4 assists.
OKLAHOMA CITY- The Thunder won Game 1 of the NBA Finals much as how they have won a large percentage of their playoff games. To read the rest of this feature and watch post game videos,click the link below to visit playersview.net
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Every morning, we'll give you five things from the night before in the NBA to start your day.
1: OKC's big comeback
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