In case you didn’t know already, Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert celebrated his 27th birthday on Wednesday and one notable pop singer gave him the ultimate tribute at one of his concerts.
Justin Timberlake was hosting a concert at Bankers Life Fieldhouse and during it, he took a pause to recognize Hibbert in attendance and started singing him “Happy Birthday” along with the...
We here at That NBA Lottery Pick love team-made parody videos and the fine folks over at the Atlanta Hawks just posted a classic one starring the Atlanta Hawks cheerleading squad.
The video does a parody of the popular movie “Sharknado” with the Hawks cheerleaders during their recent calendar shoot in Cancun, Mexico:
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Previously on That NBA Lottery Pick, we featured a video post which showed a Los Angeles Lakers Facebook video created for the return of Kobe Bryant.
The fine folks over at the Utah Jazz organization decided to create a hilarious spoof of that video for the return of Marvin Williams.
Check out the clip below and yes, it is amazing!
Marvin Williams Spoof [Beyond The Buzzer]
Last season, one Indiana Pacers fan got national attention for not sharing his ice cream with his girlfriend during a Magic/Pacers game.
Back on Tuesday night for NBA TV’s Fan Night, the couple (Jake Moran and Georgia Arnett) were named the “NBA TV’s Fans of the Week” and did the usual interview with Ernie Johnson and company.
During the interview, Greg Anthony decided to...
As previously noted on That NBA Lottery Pick, if you happen to be sitting near the court during an NBA game, you have to keep your head on a swivel at all times.
Thankfully for one small Knicks fan, her father was paying attention and prevented serious injury on a diving play from Chicago’s Tony Snell.
Watch as Tony dives into the stands to save the ball and the father grabbing...
We here at That NBA Lottery Pick love hilarious commercials starring NBA players and the fine folks over at Foot Locker created a classic one in the below clip.
The spot shows Clippers guard Chris Paul giving his son Blake Griffin’s locker as a gift and well as you might figure, Blake wasn’t too happy about it:
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For all the flak that Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph has gotten over his NBA career, he did a pretty amazing deed during last night’s Grizzlies/Thunder game.
While Randolph was sitting on the Grizzlies bench, a special needs child being held near the bench started pointing at the t-shirt that Zach was wearing.
Instead of ignoring the kid, Randolph took the shirt off and...
As previously noted on That NBA Lottery Pick, we love game-winners and yesterday, Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry provided us with one.
With the score tied at 93 at Oracle Arena against the Dallas Mavericks, Curry shook off Shawn Marion with a nasty pump fake to find himself the open game-winning jumper:
Spicy Curry, huh?
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As previously noted on That NBA Lottery Pick, we are fans of Boston Celtics forward Jeff Green and earlier tonight, he threw down a nasty dunk against the Los Angeles Clippers.
Green’s monster dunk came in the second quarter of play after a nice block by Courtney Lee:
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Most of the time when the Los Angeles Clippers “Lob City” makes an appearance on this fair NBA website, it’s usually because of an amazing dunk.
However, this time around a missed DeAndre Jordan alley-oop attempt makes it because the ball got stuck on the rim.
The play happened in the first quarter in Boston and clearly is worth a view or three:
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Thanks to the World Wide Internet, we learn new things about our favorite NBA players everyday and a recent article posted on CBS Sports gave us some information on Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard’s old dietary habits.
The piece written by Ken Berger talked about Howard’s issues with sugar when he was a member of the Lakers and some of the eye-popping numbers that Napa Valley...
As previously noted on That NBA Lottery Pick, pop star/actor Justin Timberlake was in attendance at last night’s Miami Heat/Indiana Pacers game.
During a stoppage of play in the third quarter, a Pacers fan got a chance to win a pair of headphones based on a video showing Danny Granger attempting to sing a song to George Hill/Paul George for identification.
The song for “Danny’oke”...
Since we are officially getting into the holiday spirit here at That NBA Lottery Pick, I figured a nice Christmas song would get you readers ready to spread good cheer to others.
One intrepid Chicago Bulls fan decided to help create a special tanking song for his favorite team and decided to do it in the style of Charlie Brown Christmas.
Below is the song called “Tanking Time Is...
As the San Antonio Spurs cruised to a victory last night against the Toronto Raptors, Manu Ginobili and Boris Diaw got caught in the act of rocking out to AC/DC on the Spurs bench.
Check out the below video clip which shows Manu and Boris mouthing the lines to the timeless, “You Shook Me All Night Long”:
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We all know that Turner Sports commentator Charles Barkley is a man that isn’t afraid to say what’s on his mind and recently, a radio interview with the Bay Area’s “95.7 The Game” saw him joke about the realm of basketball analytics.
Check out the quote where Barkley simply states that he’s not sure what the term means and that his basis for choosing NBA talent would...
Recently, the Denver Nuggets haven’t exactly been off to good offensive starts in the first quarter of their last five games and Nuggets head coach Brian Shaw figured that the team’s pre-game snacking habits were to blame. Thanks to Tom Schad of the Denver Post, we learned that Shaw has decided to remove pizza and nachos from the Nuggets locker room before games: Shaw has searched...
In case you didn’t know, rapper 2 Chainz was sitting courtside last night during the Oklahoma City Thunder/Atlanta Hawks game and decided to snap a candid photo of Thunder guard Russell Westbrook.
Check out Russell’s reaction to getting his picture taken by the popular rapper/recording artist:
Clearly, Russell reaction was in regards to 2 Chainz old rap name.
2 Chainz snaps...
After the Pacers came back from a big first half deficit to take out the Heat, Indiana’s Paul George got a unique opportunity to play a game of “HORSE” with a Grammy-award winning singer.
Justin Timberlake was in attendance at the Heat/Pacers game and after the action had ended on the court, JT and Paul decided to shoot around.
Check out the photos and video of their shoot...
For those of you wondering what Kobe Bryant’s first dunk would look like after his achilles surgery, you figured it out during last night’s Lakers/Suns game.
The slam came in the first quarter of action and below is video of the dunk in real-time and phantom slow motion:
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For those of you who didn’t get to tune into tonight’s Indiana Pacers/Miami Heat game, Dwyane Wade started after a two-game break and showed off some old-school levitation.
The monster dunk happened in the fourth quarter of play and watch as Wade goes baseline to rise up for the two-handed jam near two Pacers defenders:
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Let’s be real: Kyrie Irving is pretty darn good basketball handler and during tonight’s Knicks/Cavaliers affair, he turned Knicks guard Pablo Prigioni around with a nasty move. Watch as Kyrie sizes up Pablo and a series of crossovers leads to Pablo gets stuck behind a screen and Kyrie hitting a wide-open three pointer: *** Irving “Uncle Drew’s” schools Pablo Prigioni ...
Looking for the block of Tuesday night’s NBA games? Well, we here at That NBA Lottery Pick have it for you to view.
The play happened in the Toronto Raptors/San Antonio Spurs affair and watch as Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard appeared to have an easy lay-up.
That was until Amir Johnson decided to block Kawhi’s attempt with a nasty block:
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As previously noted on That NBA Lottery Pick, we love monster dunks and just a few moments ago, Timberwolves forward Corey Brewer unleashed one at the Palace of Auburn Hills.
The play happened in the first quarter against the Pistons and watch as Kevin Love gets the inbounds from Corey and gives it right back to him for the nasty jam:
Brewer’s Big Dunk [@CJ Zero]
As we have previously noted here on That NBA Lottery Pick, NBA camera guys have one of the best jobs in the Association but that doesn’t mean there aren’t hazards to be dealt with.
During last night’s Blazers/Jazz games, Utah’s Enes Kanter was trying to feed a pass into Richardson Jefferson but the ball ended up going out-of-bounds.
Kanter’s pass however did connect with...
Let’s face it folks: mothers are awesome!
Last week, Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant decided to do something nice for his mother by sending her a picture of him giving her a “kissy face”.
As you might figure, she sent one in return and KD thought that exchange was so uber-cute you guys….excuse me…I mean he posted the image to Instagram:
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