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NBA ref Mike Callahan riding Derek Fisher gets Ginuwine ‘Pony’ remix

During last night’s OKC Thunder/San Antonio Spurs game, there was a funny moment when a mini scrum broke out after a loose ball and referee Mike Callahan got stuck on top of Derek Fisher. As you might figure, the Interwebs got ahold of that clip and well, I think I’ll never feel the same about Ginuwine’s “Pony” ever again: *** Fisher ride gets Pony remix [Next Impulse...
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrea Bargnani has epic dunk fail against 76ers

The former 1 pick in the NBA draft, Andrea Bargnani always has been known for his shooting ability. But no one has ever looked at the 7 foot Italian as being an incredible athlete. In the 3rd quarter of the New York Knick/Philadelphia 76er game, Bargnani drove into the lane with the idea of throwing it down. Watch his epic dunk fail: *** Bargnani image courtesy of Getty Images
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Scott Brooks wishes Heather Cox good luck with Popovich interview

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has a reputation for being rude and sarcastic when doing TV interviews during games. Apparently, other coaches around the league have picked up on Popovich’s antics, and feel bad for the reporters having to interview the Spurs coach. As Heather Cox interviewed Thunder Coach Scott Brooks in between the 1st and 2nd quarter, Brooks wished Cox...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith plays air guitar during halftime act

New York Knick guard J.R. Smith’s season has been surrounded by controversy and lack of professionalism with scandals such as the shoe untying incidents. Maybe after how the season has gone, Smith feels the need to change his public image. During halftime of tonight’s Knicks/76ers game, as a young girl from the Garden of Dreams Foundation sang and played guitar in front of thousands...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA veteran Clifford Robinson to appear on season 28 of Survivor

Over the years on the CBS show “Survivor”, they have had Super Bowl winning coached, NL MVP’s and a former member of the Dallas Cowboys. Now, the first NBA player to ever appear on the reality show will be on the upcoming 28th season and that man is former Portland Trail Blazers forward Cliff Robinson. We get more details from the folks over at KATU: Former Portland Trail Blazers...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Pierre the Pelican is getting redesigned head for 2014 NBA All-Star Weekend

By now, you have probably be either scared or mesmerized by the New Orleans Pelicans mascot, Pierre the Pelican. Well, for those of you who think he is scary, he is getting a bit of facial work done before the NBA All-Star Weekend in New Orleans. We have the official word from Grantland’s Zach Lowe: Real mascot news: Hearing Pellies are re-designing Pierre's head to make him "less...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Kendall Marshall asks hotel clerk for Chipotle directions in Miami

There are many quality five star restaurants in the Miami-Dade County area and Los Angeles Lakers guard Kendall Marshall decided to get directions to one. Check out the below Vine video from his personal account which shows Kendall asking a hotel clerk where the nearest Chipotle restaurant: Hilarious… *** Marshall image courtesy of Getty Images
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

LeBron James does his best Rock impression after getting WWE belt

As previously noted on That NBA Lottery Pick, former WWE wrestler “The Rock” decided to give Miami Heat star LeBron James, a WWE championship belt for his birthday. Well, LeBron has finally received the gift and decided to do his best impression of the WWE champion in the below Instagram video: Classic LeBron… *** James image courtesy of Getty Images
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio plays catch with little girl during Timberwolves/Jazz

Sometimes, stoppages of play in the NBA can provide us with some memorable moments and during last night’s Jazz/Timberwolves game, Ricky Rubio ended up being the star of the night in one little girl’s eye. While the Utah Jazz cleaning crew were wiping down the logo, the Utah Jazz mascot decided to bring a little girl onto the court. Watch as Ricky decides to play a game of catch...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Bosh fails with videobomb attempt of LeBron James

As previously noted here on That NBA Lottery Pick, the Miami Heat have become pretty good at the acto of videobombing but even they can have an issue from time to time. After their victory over the Boston Celtics, Sun Sports reporter Jason Jackson was trying to do a postgame interview with LeBron James. Watch as Chris Bosh tries to steal Jason’s mic cover but fails to do so: ...
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January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeremy Lin shows off his strength in Volvo commercial

As previously noted here on That NBA Lottery Pick, we are huge fans of Houston Rockets guard Jeremy Lin and earlier today, the fine folks over at Volvo posted a brand-new commercial featuring J-Lin. Check out the below video clip of Jeremy doing the “XC60 Workout” where Lin pulls a car and even lifts it up with his own two hands (okay, probably not): You go, J-Lin! *** Lin image...
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January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Greg Oden denies Jeff Green dunk at the rim with block

It’s been awhile since we’ve seen a block by Greg Oden but he turned in a nice effort on this play during the Heat/Celtics game. In the second quarter of play, watch as Boston’s Jeff Green attempts to throw down a one-handed dunk on Oden and gets turned away at the rim: Uncle Oden! *** Oden image courtesy of Getty Images
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January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan throw down nasty pregame dunks in Detroit

We here at That NBA Lottery Pick love the aerial antics of Los Angeles Clippers slam dunk artists, DeAndre Jordan and Blake Griffin. Before the start of Monday’s Pistons/Clippers game, both DeAndre and Blake decided to throw down some impressive pregame dunks. Check them out in the below videos: *** Griffin/Jordan image courtesy of Getty Images
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January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Mason Plumlee scratched one of the rims of teammate’s Maserati

Thanks to the realm of social networking, we probably wouldn’t have video of Brooklyn Nets rookie Mason Plumlee trying to fix up a teammate’s Maserati. Apparently, Mason decided to borrow the expensive car and accidentally did damage to one of the wheel rims. Watch as he attempts to cover up the damage and hopefully, Mason isn’t going to deal with some rookie hazing on this...
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January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Rod Thorn thinks Kobe Bryant is the closest to Michael Jordan

It’s one of the most notable basketball questions and debates of our time, “What current NBA player is the closest to Michael Jordan?” Recently, the man who drafted Michael Jordan with the Chicago Bulls decided to throw his hat in the ring with his answer. Rod Thorn in speaking with the DNA India decided to reveal his thought on Kobe Bryant and LeBron James in an interview...
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January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Charles Barkley makes Kellen Winslow joke during Inside the NBA

For those of you who do not know the personal handiness of NFL player Kellen Winslow, you might not get this joke from Charles Barkley. During last night’s Inside the NBA, the show was recapping the Golden State Warriors/Indiana Pacers game and showed a highlight of Klay Thompson hitting a three-pointer. After that, Charles drops his timely reference which causes Shaquille O...
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January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Pau Gasol met young Kendall Marshall at 2003 NBA All-Star weekend

There are periods of time in our life where we meet people that we’ll eventually met at a later date. Only a few moments ago, Los Angeles Lakers Pau Gasol posted a unique photo to his Twitter account from the 2003 NBA All-Star Weekend which shows a young fan standing next to him. The fan ended up being his current point guard, Kendall Marshall: Now, we all feel old… *** Gasol...
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January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

LeBron James and Michelle Obama videobomb Heat healthy tips video

This season, the Miami Heat have become professional at videobombing and it appears that their trip to the White House even got a chance for a videobomb. The Heat along with first lady Michelle Obama decided to create a healthy tips video (under her “Let’s move” campaign) for kids to eat right and watch as Michelle/LeBron do their best videobombs behind Ray Allen, Dwyane Wade...
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January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Taj Gibson hits game-winning layup against Lakers

The Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers have had their seasons decimated by injuries to key stars, but despite these difficulties both teams still have been fighting through and winning tough games. Tonight as the Bulls took on the Lakers in Chicago, the game went into overtime and down to the wire. With 0.9 seconds left on the clock with the game tied, Taj Gibson got an inbounds...
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Stephen Curry drains sugar cubes in NBA All-Star game promo

Golden State Warrior Stephen Curry is having himself a fantastic season. Known for his incredible shooting ability with unlimited range, Curry has been filling up the scoreboard every night, and is destined to be an All-Star. Watch the video below to see him show, fellow teammate Klay Thompson, his unconventional way to prepare for the big game in February: *** Curry image courtesy...
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant says some flagrant fouls ‘make me nauseous’

Over the last couple of years, we have constantly heard old NBA players complain about how the league has gotten soft. Retired players often discuss the good old days of tough, hard-nosed NBA basketball, where a flagrant foul was only called when punches were thrown or a leg was broken. Los Angeles Lakers Kobe Bryant was recently asked his opinion of flagrant fouls that are now...
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony reacts to bad Knicks defense against Nets

Let’s be honest folks, this year’s version of the New York Knicks has been pretty disappointing and if you needed a play to describe it, it might be this play from today’s Knicks/Nets affair. In the fourth quarter of play, Deron Williams was left open on a three-point attempt and from the bench, Carmelo Anthony didn’t exactly approve of the Knicks team defense: The Knicks...
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Giannis Antetokounmpo just had his first ever smoothie

We have some breaking news into That NBA Lottery Pick, Milwaukee Bucks rookie Giannis Antetokounmpo got his hands on a smoothie. It appears that Giannis was wowed by the drink as noted on his Twitter account: I just taste for the first time a smothie..MAN GOD BLESS AMERICA — GiannisAntetokounmpo (@G_ante34) January 20, 2014 You go, Giannis! *** Giannis image courtesy of Getty Images
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony has epic travel against Brooklyn Nets

Over the years here on That NBA Lottery Pick, we’ve seen some pretty terrible traveling by players but earlier today, we saw an epic one by New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony. Check out the below travel during the Brooklyn Nets/New York Knicks game in the third quarter of play as Melo takes five steps without dribbling the ball: *** Anthony image courtesy of Getty Images
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

DeAndre Jordan skies for alley-oop dunk over Josh Smith

It wouldn’t be a week here on That NBA Lottery Pick without a nasty alley-oop dunk from the Los Angeles Clippers and you might want to check out this effort from DeAndre Jordan. Watch as DeAndre rises for a two-handed alley-oop dunk from J.J. Redick which he throws down near Pistons forward Josh Smith: Geez, DeAndre! *** Jordan image courtesy of Getty Images
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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