LATEST STORIES FROM THAT NBA LOTTERY PICK

David Kahn to teach deal making class at New York University

During his time as President of Basketball Operations for the Minnesota Timberwolves, David Kahn was often criticized on many of the decisions he made in trying to reshape the franchise. While many basketball minds look at Kahn’s time in Minnesota as a failure, he still is able to make a name for himself and be looked at as someone with wisdom to offer on the subject of decision...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant says Barack Obama could make the Lakers roster

The Los Angeles Lakers are having one of the toughest seasons in their storied franchise history. Longtime Lakers star Kobe Bryant, recently, has voiced his displeasure with the team’s lack of success. Today while on the Dan Patrick Show, Kobe was so critical of the roster that he said United States President Barack Obama could make the team with how it stands now: .@kobebryant...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Quincy Acy’s Woman Crush Wednesday is a basketball

If you happen to be on the social networking scene of Twitter/Facebook, then you probably know about the trend known as “Woman Crush Wednesday”. If you don’t, it when people posts photos of female celebrity crushes that they have and it appears Quincy Acy has picked a pretty notable one. Her name is Spalding: Hilarious… *** Acy image courtesy of Getty Images
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Damian Lillard thinks he could make a platinum-selling rap album

Over the past couple of months, Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard created an Instagram craze better known as “Four Bar Friday“. However, it appears that Mr. Lillard has bigger expectations of rap career as he is thinking about recording an album. Check out the quote he dished out to Comcast Sportsnet Northwest’s Chris Haynes: “If my profile continues to increase...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant makes meditation joke about Phil Jackson on Dan Patrick Show

With the news that Phil Jackson has become the president of basketball operations with the New York Knicks, many people are asking former players about the Zen Master’s rise to the Knicks. Earlier today in an interview with Dan Patrick, Kobe Bryant decided to joke about meditation in relationship to Mr. Jackson: Kobe joked talking about Phil Jackson: "There’s only but so much...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant doesn’t know if Mike D’Antoni earned another year with Lakers

One of the lingering questions for the Los Angeles Lakers this offseason is if Lakers head coach Mike D’Antoni will be with the team next season. Earlier today, Lakers star Kobe Bryant was doing an interview with the Dan Patrick Show and discussed whether Mike deserved to stay or not. Below are the comments transcribed by Lakers Nation reporter Serena Winters: This morning Kobe...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Chandler Parsons teaches new trick to his dog in Instagram video

As previously noted on here on That NBA Lottery Pick, we scour the social networking realms of NBA players and try to track down funny or unique video clips. The latest comes from Houston Rockets guard Chandler Parsons who decided to teach his bulldog a brand new trick: Good job, Parsons! *** Parsons image courtesy of Getty Images
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers scoreboard misspells LeBron James name

With LeBron James back in Cleveland, Ohio, you kinda knew there would be some bad blood still resonating with the current Heat star. During the first quarter of action, one of the Quicken Loans Arena side scoreboards accidentally misspelled LeBron’s name with an A: Some people get no respect. That's "LaBron"'s name spelled incorrectly on scoreboard in CLE. #Cavs pic.twitter.com...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

LeBron James throws incredible no-look pass to Ray Allen

Miami Heat All-Star LeBron James is not only one of the best passers for his size, but one of the best passers in the entire league. James often appears to have a sixth sense when looking at some of the assists he gets. Tonight as LeBron’s Miami Heat were facing the Cleveland Cavaliers, James demonstrated his amazing skills at passing by throwing an incredible no-look pass to Ray...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

LeBron James is not going to fill out billion dollar bracket

It’s March Madness time again! All basketball fans are likely filling their brackets out right now before the start of the games on Thursday in order to enter Quicken Loans’ and Warren Buffett’s billion dollar bracket challenge. Today, Joseph Goodman of the Miami Herald asked LeBron James if he would fill out a bracket in the hopes of choosing the perfect bracket and winning...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

TNLP Podcast – Episode 5

It’s that time again folks as That NBA Lottery Pick has released the fifth episode of the podcast onto the world. Some of the hot topics included NBA Coach Of The Year candidates, filling out your billion dollar bracket, and other pressing NBA matters. So, grab some popcorn and enjoy this one: *** Howard image courtesy of Getty Images
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony posts Bobby Fischer image on his Instagram account

Previously on That NBA Lottery Pick, we featured a post where New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony said that getting Phil Jackson to the Knicks was a “power move”. In that quote, Melo referenced that he was a chess player and only a couple of hours ago, Melo posted this image of legendary chess champ, “Bobby Fischer” to his Instagram page with a couple of hashtags: #StayFocus...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Knicks are selling Phil Jackson jersey t-shirts

Earlier today, the New York Knicks introduced Phil Jackson as their president of basketball operations and well, it appears that the Madison Square Garden store has already started “Phil-mania” in New York City. Check out the below image of the Phil Jackson jersey t-shirts from the Wall Street Journal’s Chris Herring: That didn't take long. The shelves at the MSG store, ready...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Dikembe Mutombo does finger wag at Nuggets mascot after trampoline dunk

Last night, Dikembe Mutombo and other members of the 1993-94 Denver Nuggets were attendance at the Pepsi Center to celebrate the team that became the first number eight seed to defeat a number one seed in the first round of the NBA playoffs. During a stoppage of play, Dikembe was brought out to help Nuggets mascot Rocky with a trampoline but sadly, Mr. Mutombo had his own plan: ...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Ty Lawson scores unique 5-point play against Clippers

It’s not often that we get a five-point play in the NBA but that’s exactly what happened in the third quarter of Monday’s Nuggets-Clippers game. With about 8:40 to play, Ty Lawson had to fire up a desperation shot with the shot clock winding down that ended up banking in for a four-point opportunity as he was fouled by Los Angeles guard Chris Paul. After the play, Chris was...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Paul George throws down one-handed poster dunk against 76ers

After the recent NBA All-Star Weekend Dunk Contest, Paul George of the Indiana Pacers has cemented himself as one of the premier dunkers in the league. Again tonight as his Indiana Pacers were up against the Philadelphia 76ers, George reminded everyone of his elite leaping abilities as he dunked in the face of Henry Sims: *** Paul George And-1 dunk vs Sixers [@gifdsports] George...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

LeBron James stars in McDonald’s bacon clubhouse sandwich commercial

Who is a better pitchman right now than LeBron James, NBA MVP and champion? McDonalds agrees, as they have chosen to have LeBron be in their sandwich new commercial. Watch the video below as LeBron stars in the McDonalds bacon clubhouse sandwich commercial that also includes football player Johnny Manziel: *** James image courtesy of Getty Images
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Lorde attends and live-tweets during Bulls-Thunder game

For those of you happening to attend tonight’s Chicago Bulls-Oklahoma City Thunder game, you might like to know that pop star Lorde (real name: Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O’Connor) is also at the game. Apparently, Lorde possibly might be attending her first Chicago Bulls game and below are just some of the tweets that she sent off: i am at a bulls game this is so intense how does...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Gerald Henderson hits front rim on blown dunk against Hawks

Crazy and impressive dunks often make many top ten lists for highlights, but sometimes there are dunk attempts that fall into the ‘Not Top Ten’ lists. Gerald Henderson got himself onto the ‘Not’ list, tonight. In the 2nd quarter of the Charlotte Bobcats/Atlanta Hawks game Henderson went backdoor, caught the pass, and went up to throw down a dunk that ended with hilarious...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant trash talks Lakers teammates about poor record

This season for the Los Angeles Lakers hasn’t exactly gone according to plan and currently, the team is twenty games below .500. Earlier today, Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young decided to share some of the recent trash talk that Kobe Bryant told him: Nick Young shares Kobe Bryant's recent trash talk: "I don’t talk to players on teams that are 20 games under .500." — Mark...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Alec Burks halfcourt shot goes backwards against Spurs

We’ve posted some memorable halfcourt shots here on That NBA Lottery Pick but this might be the first that didn’t have a shot to go in. Nearing the first quarter of last night’s Jazz-Spurs game, Alec Burks tried to fire a half-court shot but didn’t exactly hold onto it: *** Burks image courtesy of Getty Images
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

J.J. Redick gives NCAA March Madness bracket tips in Funny or Die video

With the NCAA men’s basketball tournament just around the corner, many of us will try our best to get the perfect bracket. For those of you looking for some helpful tips in filling out your bracket this year, Los Angeles Clippers guard J.J. Redick is here to help in this Funny or Die video: J.J. Redick's Guide to the Perfect March Madness Bracket from Funny Or Die *** Redick...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics fail to intentionally foul at end of Pelicans game

We’ve posted some interesting videos over the years here on That NBA Lottery Pick but this one from last night’s Pelicans-Celtics affair might take the cake. With the game in overtime, the Pelicans had possession of the ball up by one with less than six seconds to play. As you might figure, Boston needed to foul to stop the clock to have a shot to win it or send it to a second...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Damian Lillard throws down monster dunk on Harrison Barnes

We here at That NBA Lottery Pick love nasty slam dunks and during last night’s Blazers/Warriors affair, Damian Lillard threw down a nasty jam in the final minutes. Watch as Damian rises late in the fourth quarter and throws the hammer down on Harrison Barnes at the Moda Center: *** Lillard image courtesy of Getty Images
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Stephen Curry crosses Wesley Matthews and celebrates three-pointer

There are few people in today’s NBA that has handles like Stephen Curry and during tonight’s Blazers/Warriors game, he showed some nifty ones. With less than six minutes to play, Curry crossed Wesley Matthews and launched a three-pointer that hit nothing but net. Also, check out the celebration after it: *** Curry crosses Matthews [@KennyDucey] Curry image courtesy of Getty Images
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss
SITE INFORMATION
That NBA Lottery Pick
An NBA Humor And Highlights Website
Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker