In case you didn’t know already, the NHL playoffs are in full swing and the Colorado Avalanche faced off against the Minnesota Wild last night in game one of their playoff series.
One of the notable names in attendance at the game was Denver Nuggets guard Ty Lawson and he decided to do a little bit of Instagramming during the game.
Lawson had seats right next to the boards and...
There are many ways to show off your team pride for the upcoming NBA playoffs but one Dallas Mavericks fan decided to go beyond the call of duty for her team.
Earlier today, a Twitter user by the name of Ashley Jordan decided to post an image of her foot which shows an image of Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki on one toe-nail and Re-Dirkulous on the other:
My toes are playoff ready!...
Hey folks, the NBA playoffs are less than 24 hours away and it’s the perfect time for you to tune into the all-new “Lottery Pick Problems” podcast!
In this episode, Ben Chew and Nathan Fink breakdown some of the hot topics surrounding this 2014 NBA playoffs including the Spurs X-Factor, which Pacers team we’ll see in the playoffs, and Brooklyn going up against Toronto.
With the playoffs less than 24 hours away, it appears that one San Antonio Spurs fan is ready for their first round match-up against the Dallas Mavericks. The fan got a “Mount Spursmore” haircut from barber Joe Barajas where he etched the facial images of Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili, Tim Duncan, and Kawhi Leonard. Check out the below tweet from ESPN’s Darren Rovell which shows...
About a month ago a table reading of the script for, “Space Jam,” the 1990s classic basketball film was done in Los Angeles with various comedic celebrities taking part in the fun along with the Los Angeles Clippers front line Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan.
Today, the website Funny or Die released footage of highlights from the script reading that show some of Griffin’s...
Houston Rockets guard James Harden is an accomplished offensive player. He is one of the best pure scorers in the league with his ability to get to the free throw line and efficiently shoot the perimeter jumper.
Where Harden has been criticized this season has been his play on the defensive end. A video lowlight reel of all his worst defensive decisions for the 2013-14 season has...
It was a long season for members of the Los Angeles Lakers as they missed the playoffs and were decimated by injuries all year long.
With such struggles and adversity it can be hard to keep a good perspective on things. Lakers center Robert Sacre while doing exit interviews with the media seemed to be in good spirits. How can you not be when you compare a teammate with Ron Burgundy...
While it is not so strange to see Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant appear in a commercial, it is interesting to a larger-than-life version of the possible NBA MVP.
As part of Sprint’s “Framily” plan commercial, a rather big Kevin Durant is seen speaking to a teenager in a tree house asking him to join his Framily plan:
Man, if OKC had that Kevin Durant…
With the Los Angeles Lakers season official over, players like guard Nick Young can go back and look at some of the more memorable moments of the year.
Earlier today, Yahoo Sports Marc Spears tweeted that Young said his most notable moment came in a January game against Phoenix when he was ejected for fighting:
Nick Young says getting ejected in Phoenix was his highlight of his Lakers...
Sadly for the Sacramento Kings, last night’s game against the Phoenix Suns was the last of their 2013-14 season.
Before heading out onto the floor at Sleep Train Arena, the team decided to do one final pregame huddle and got hyped with a Boyz II Men classic.
Check out this Instagram video of them singing, “End of The Road”:
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For those of you who happen to be big fans of Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant, then this news might be right up your alley.
The fine folks over at Showtime have decided to greenlight a documentary project around Kobe’s life and times tentatively called, “Kobe Bryant’s Muse”.
To go more in-depth on the project, we head to TVByTheNumbers for a look at parts of the press...
If you were happen to be looking for the dunk of Wednesday night in the NBA, then you might have come to the right place.
It happened in the Charlotte Bobcats-Chicago Bulls tilt and Bobcats guard Gerald Henderson decided to show off his aerial exploits.
Watch as Gerald skies in the fourth quarter of play for the jam:
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Tonight is the final night of games in the NBA regular season, and some teams are still trying to lock up their seeding for the playoffs. The Oklahoma City Thunder can assure themselves the second seed in the West with a win over the Detroit Pistons. Kevin Durant not only wants the win, but also wants to make a statement, which he did when he threw down a monster one-handed slam...
The Toronto Raptors have become the up and coming team to watch in the league by vastly improving from last season, and now about to head to the playoffs for the first time since 2006.
The Toronto fans have embraced this team with open arms, and to help urge them on more the Raptors have created an epic playoff promo video entitled, ‘We the North’:
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It’s the final night of NBA regular season basketball, and for the New York Knicks it has been a painfully long journey with no playoffs to look forward to.
Knicks coach Mike Woodson has taken much of the blame for the failed season, and today he said that he wouldn’t wish his experience this year on any other coach:
Woodson on this year: "I don't wish it on any coach…I...
Later tonight, the Los Angeles Lakers season will finally come to an end as the team will miss the playoffs for the first time in ten years.
Earlier today, Kobe Bryant send out a tweet to his Twitter followers stating that he wants them to forget about this season.
He also made a comparison to a bodily functions while doing so:
S*** season. Flush it. Forget it #amnesia Next Season...
As your probably know by now, we here at That NBA Lottery Pick do our best to track down the best videos that NBA players post to their Instagram/Vine accounts.
Recently, Sacramento Kings teammates Rudy Gay and Quincy Acy decided to spend a day at Jump Sky High in Sacramento.
Check out the below video of Rudy jumping int a foam pit to the classic R Kelly hit, “I Believe I Can Fly”...
This year has been rather forgettable for the New York Knicks and well, they’ve made a couple of appearances on Inside the NBA’s “Shaqtin’ The Fool”.
Thanks to Shaqtin YouTube compilator “Bladur NBA“, we have a special 2013-14 New York Knicks Shaqtin A Fool montage with all great funny Knicks moments:
So much Shaqtin’ goodness….
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When the question, “What was first concert comes up?”, it is usually filled with embarrassing answers and recently, we learned that Blake Griffin’s first concert was the rock band, “Creed”. Blake was recently profiled in a Rolling Stone article and the interviewer asked him about going to see Creed for the first time: I thought you were a pretty cool guy, until I heard...
There are few moves that can confuse a defender more than the spin move and during the first half of tonight’s Clippers/Nuggets game, Chris Paul showed off his smooth moves. Watch as Paul takes Nuggets guard Evan Fournier baseline and doles out a nasty spin move that gets him past the Nuggets defense: Just Nasty! *** Chris Paul’s nasty shake and bake [@recordsandradio] Paul...
Recently, there has been a rash of people confusing famous athletes with regular ordinary people but this one might be a tad different.
Only a few hours ago, a Twitter user by the name of mouqeet_ posted a photo of his sister and her friends posing with Miami Heat star LeBron James.
Sadly, he accidentally attributed the photo being taken with Derrick Rose:
MY SISTER AND HER FRIENDS...
The New York Knicks have already been eliminated from the playoffs, but that hasn’t stopped them from playing hard and making highlight plays.
Tonight in Brooklyn facing the Nets, Toure Murry threw an off-the-glass alley-oop to trailing teammate Iman Shumpert who finished the play with a thunderous jam:
Iman Shumpert off the glass alley oop dunk [@gifdsports]
As previously noted here on That NBA Lottery Pick, we are pretty big fans of nasty crossovers and during tonight’s Nets-Knicks game, Iman Shumpert showed off his ankle-breaking capabilities. The moment happened in the third quarter of play as Iman was being guarded by Paul Pierce. Watch as Shumpert executes the perfect killer crossover and sends Pierce flying to the ground: *...
The singing of the National Anthem is traditional sung or played before most sporting events held in the United States.
In America, we hear the song so often that it can become commonplace, but when someone sings the song well it grabs our attention. Tonight in Brooklyn, an usher at the Barclay’s Center, Bryan Bautista, woke everyone up by singing a fantastic version of the Anthem...
Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard, throughout his career, has been one of the best shot blockers in the league.
As evidenced by the below Instagram video, Howard’s shot blocking ability is not just used against NBA players, but also against helpless little kids:
Dwight, at least give the kid a chance.
Howard image courtesy of Getty Images