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Taj Gibson throws down monster putback dunk on Mirza Teletovic

As the first NBA game of Christmas Day is almost in the books, the first nasty dunk of the day came courtesy of Chicago Bulls forward Taj Gibson. With less than four minutes to play in Brooklyn, Chicago’s Jimmy Butler missed a lay-up attempt but his teammate Taj Gibson was able to clean up the mess: *** Gibson image courtesy of Getty Images
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December 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio finds a stick in the snow, posts Instagram photo of it

We here at That NBA Lottery Pick always do our best to try and track down the latest breaking stories in the NBA. Today, we have a fantastic one for you….Ricky Rubio just found a stick in the snow and posted an image of it on Instagram: More news at 11…. *** Rubio image courtesy of Getty Images
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December 25, 2013  |  Discuss

New York Knicks fan gets J.R. Smith neck tattoo

We all know NBA fans tend to be a little crazy and one New York Knicks fan decided to pay tribute to one of his favorite Knicks with an awesome tattoo. Check out this image that the fine folks over at SB Nation NBA found of said Knicks fan with a J.R. Smith neck tattoo: Bet your Christmas present wasn’t as weird as the guy who got a J.R. Smith tattoo. http://t.co/DBCwdVpddF pic...
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December 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook wears leather overalls to Thunder/Knicks

As previously noted on That NBA Lottery Pick, Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook has a pretty interesting sense of fashion and it showed before the start of today’s Knicks/Thunder affair. Watch as Russell enters Madison Square Garden while wearing a pair of leather overalls: Oh my goodness… *** Westbrook image courtesy of Getty Images
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December 25, 2013  |  Discuss

LeBron James sons throw down epic Nerf hoop dunk on Christmas

With the Miami Heat in Los Angeles to take on the Lakers, LeBron James family had to host Christmas in the City of Angels and the below Instagram images didn’t dissapoint. Check out LBJ’s sons opening presents under the tree and check out some of the awesome presents that they got: As you might figure, LeBron’s sons (Bryce and LeBron Jr.) had some time to kill on Christmas...
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December 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Dwyane Wade’s Happy Holidays video card is pretty epic

We here at That NBA Lottery Pick would like to wish all of our readers a Happy Holidays/Merry Christmas and thanks to Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade, we have a pretty cool video card to show you. Check out the Happy Holidays card that Dwyane Wade only posted a few hours ago: Merry Christmas, D-Wade! *** Wade image courtesy of Getty Images
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December 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Roy Hibbert and Indiana Pacers debate: Britney Spears or Miley Cyrus?

We’ve posted some pretty amusing Instagram videos on this website but this one starring Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert is an instant classic. After the Pacers victory over the Brooklyn Nets, a debate between teammates started over who was a bigger pop star in their prime, “Britney Spears or Miley Cyrus?”. The below video shows Roy siding with Miss Spears: *** Hibbert image...
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December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Tracy McGrady YouTube mix called “The One” is amazing

We here at That NBA Lottery Pick love YouTube mix videos and one that you definitely need to view is this one starring former NBA player Tracy McGrady. Thanks to YouTube user Maxamillion711, here is the mix of McGrady’s time in Toronto/Houston/Orlando called “The One”: *** Tracy McGrady image courtesy of Getty Images
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December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks fan hopes that his wife is having Dirk Nowitzki’s baby

After covering the NBA for many moons, I have seen some pretty interesting fan signs and the latest/greatest comes to us from a Dallas Mavericks fan by the name of Dustin Smith. Recently and his wife attending the Mavericks/Rockets game on Monday night at the Toyota Center and decided to bring along an interesting sign. You can peep out the image below: @dallasmavs @swish41 @MFollowill...
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December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Stephon Marbury prefers that you say Merry Christmas instead of Merry X-Mas

Since it is officially Christmas Eve now, I can figure that most of you out there are going to be hearing the words “Merry Christmas” for the next 48 hours. If you happen to meet former NBA player Stephon Marbury along the way, make sure that you say, “Merry Christmas” because if you say “Merry X-Mas”, Marbury doesn’t like that term according to his Twitter page: Its...
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December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

JaVale McGee looks like a Chipotle burrito when he sleeps

For all you good readers of That NBA Lottery Pick, hopefully you will all be snug in your beds and Saint Nick will hopefully grant all of your Christmas wishes. Recently, Denver Nuggets center JaVale McGee was taking a nap in his bed with the covers around him so tight and apparently, someone close to him suggested that he looked like a Chipotle burrito. Below is the photographic...
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December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Paul and son star in brand-new State Farm commercial, “The Heritage of the Assist”

As previously noted on this fair website, Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul has starred in a handful of commercials for State Farm insurance. The latest one features his son, Chris Paul Jr. and is dubbed “The Heritage of the Assist” where Cliff and Chris find out the origin of the assist: Now, you know the origin of the assist. *** Paul image courtesy of Getty Images
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December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Allen Iverson’s YouTube mix “Remember Me” is pretty great

We here at That NBA Lottery Pick love tracking down YouTube compilations of notable NBA players and this one featuring 76ers legend Allen Iverson is pretty darn fantastic. If you have about five minutes to burn to remember A.I., this is the video for you: *** Allen Iverson YouTube tribute is pretty great [Dime Magazine]
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December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Jeff Green doesn’t like Lance Stephenson’s dancing celebrations

There always seems to be two different types of NBA players: there are the ones who love to celebrate and the people who think that it’s no big deal. Recently, Boston Celtics forward Jeff Green took his aim at Indiana Pacers Lance Stephenson after his dancing celebrations during a recent loss after crossed up Celtics guard Courtney Lee. Here are the full details from MassLive.com...
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December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins jokes about Christmas gifts for Isaiah Thomas

Since we are officially in Christmas Eve territory, I think this Instagram clip of Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins is the perfect thing to get you in the giving spirit. Recently, he sat down to answer some questions from Kings fans and one of them happened to be what he got teammate Isaiah Thomas for Christmas. Boogie didn’t disappoint with his answer: *** Cousins image...
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December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan does karate kick videobomb and knocks over Sean Elliot

As previously noted on That NBA Lottery Pick, we love a good videobomb or three and before the start of last night’s Toronto Raptors/San Antonio Spurs game, Mr. Duncan provided us with one. Watch as he decides to do a little bit of high-kicking in the direction of former teammate/current Spurs color analyst Sean Elliot and knocks him off screen: *** Tim Duncan image courtesy of Getty Images
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December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Toronto Raptors are hosting Drake Night in January

We all knew when the Toronto Raptors hired Aubrey Graham (AKA Drake) to be the team’s official ambassador that some sort of special night in his honor would be in the pipeline. However, I didn’t think that it would becoming this year but apparently, it is already a done deal. Check out the below image from courtesy of @Steven_LeBron showing the existence of it: The Raptors are...
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December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: LeBron dunks all over Paul Millsap

As previously noted here on That NBA Lottery Pick, we love poster dunks and during tonight’s Atlanta Hawks/Miami Heat affair, LeBron James turned in another nasty one. Watch as Mr. James rises up to throw down a nasty poster dunk in the face of Hawks forward Paul Millsap: *** LeBron dunks on Millsap [Point Forward] LeBron image courtesy of Getty Images
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December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Bosh gets elbowed in the face by Paul Millsap

Nearing the end of tonight’s Atlanta Hawks/Miami Heat affair, Miami’s Chris Bosh had the unfortunate time of taking an elbow right to the face. It happened as Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap was driving the lane and keep an eye on Millsap’s left elbow as it goes right into Bosh’s mug. As you might figure, Bosh crumpled to the ground soon after: *** Bosh image courtesy of Getty Images
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December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce gets ejected for flagrant foul against George Hill

Earlier tonight, Brooklyn Nets forward Paul Pierce was shown the door during the Nets/Pacers game after a flagrant foul he committed against Indiana guard George Hill. In the third quarter of play, the Pacers caused a turnover and found an open George Hill for a lay-up opportunity. Keep an eye on Paul who clotheslines Hill and Pierce gets called for the flagrant two foul: *** Pierce...
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December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

JaVale McGee mom’s reality show “Mom’s Got Game” has debut trailer

In case you didn’t know already, JaVale McGee’s mother Pam was notable player in the WNBA with the Sacramento Monarchs and recently, she reached a deal with the OWN Network to produce and star in a reality show based on her and JaVale’s life. The show is called “Mom’s Got Game” and thanks to the debut trailer for the show, we know a little bit about what Pam’s new reality...
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December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Blake Griffin stars in brand-new World of Red Bull commercial

As we are less than two days away from the NBA’s Christmas Day games, the fine folks over at Red Bull decided to enlist the help of Clippers star Blake Griffin in a brand-new advertisement. The spot is for their “World of Red Bull” campaign and shows Blake in black and white running around downtown Los Angeles while speaking about how Red Bull gives people wings: *** Griffin...
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December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Claymation LeBron James dunks on snowman in Vine video

Only a few short moments ago, we posted a video of a claymation version of Stephen Curry breaking the ankles of a gingerbread man for an ESPN promo. This time around, animator Lawrence Becker decided to have Miami Heat star Lebron James posterizes a snowman and well, it another classic to say the least: *** LeBron James image courtesy of Getty Images
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December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Watch: Claymation Stephen Curry breaks gingerbread man’s ankles

Over the years, we’ve posted some pretty interesting stuff here on That NBA Lottery Pick but we’ve never posted a claymation of an NBA player breaking ankles of a cookie. Thanks to the animated Lawrence Becker and ESPN, we have a short Vine video of a claymated version of Stephen Curry breaking the ankles of a gingerbread man: Seriously, that was the best thing I’ve seen in...
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December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace did not know about Knicks curfew

As previously noted on That NBA Lottery Pick, New York Knicks head coach Mike Woodson decided to give his team a curfew before Saturday’s afternoon game against the Memphis Grizzlies. After the Knicks were beaten by the Grizzlies, it appears that New York Knicks forward Metta World Peace didn’t exactly hear about Woodson’s curfew rule. We find out more from the New York Times...
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December 23, 2013  |  Discuss
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