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JaVale McGee wears custom Jordan skates at Dorell Wright’s Skate Party

It’s been awhile since we’ve posted something in regards to Denver Nuggets center JaVale McGee and thanks to Dorell Wright’s skate party, we have images of JaVale’s custom Jordan skates. Check them out in the below photo and photo of McGee at the event: *** JaVale McGee wears custom states to skate party [Beyond the Buzzer]
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August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant stars in new Nike commercial, “Nicknames”

The ad wizards over at Nike have put together some classic commercials over the years and the latest one stars Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant. The name of the commercial is called “Nicknames” and well, Kevin’s needs a little bit of work:
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Brandon Jennings wipes out during Dorell Wright’s “Skate Party”

One thing that I did not know about Trail Blazers forward Dorell Wright was that he holds an annual roller skate party called “Skate Party”. Recently, Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Jennings made an appearance at Wright’s party this year and unfortunately while trying to jump on the back of an unnamed individual, he wiped out: *** Hat Tip to Cassy Athena’s Instagram account...
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August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

LeBron James goes to the dentist, posts photo on Instagram

In this edition of pictures that LeBron James posts to his Instagram account, it appears LBJ had a take a trip to the dentist, today. Below is the photo evidence of two people wearing white gloves working on LeBron’s pearly whites:
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Nike builds unique sand sculpture for LeBron James

Ever wondered what a LeBron James sand sculpture would look like? Well, the Nike Campus in Beaverton, Oregon has a unique sand sculpture that looks like Miami Heat star LeBron James: *** Nike campus built a LeBron James sand sculpture [Beyond The Buzzer]
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Iman Shumpert responds to Kendrick Lamar’s verse on “Control”

Earlier today, we posted Phil Jackson’s response to Kendrick’s Lamar verse on the new Big Sean song “Control”. As you might figure, everyone’s favorite rapping New York Knicks guard Iman Shumpert decided to post his own remix of the song called “Dear Kendrick” and well, it’s pretty darn good: *** Iman Shumpert image courtesy of Getty Images
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Detroit Pistons reveal “Motor City” alternate jerseys

Only a couple hours ago, the Detroit Pistons revealed a brand-new alternate jersey for the 2013-14 season with the words, “Motor City” on the front. Check out Greg Monroe sporting the jersey in the below Instagram clip:
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Kobe Bryant’s Chinese calligraphy is pretty darn good

For anyone that has tried to do Chinese calligraphy, it isn’t exactly the easiest task since you need a steady hand and attention to detail. Yesterday, Kobe Bryant posted an Instagram image showing his attempt at it: *** Kobe Bryant image courtesy of Getty Images
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Phil Jackson responds to Kendrick Lamar lyric on “Control”

Back on Monday night, rapper Big Sean released a track featuring Kendrick Lamar called “Control” and most of the Interweb went boom because of it. One of that lyrics that Lamar speaks that track references former Bulls/Lakers coach Phil Jackson and can be seen in the below quote box: If Phil Jackson came back, still no coachin’ me Well, as you might figure, the Zen Master heard...
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Kobe Bryant faces Chinese talk show host in competitive chop stick game

On this earth, there are few people more competitive than Kobe Bryant and recently, he showed off that competitive streak again in this below clip from a CCTV talk show. Watch as Kobe competes in a chopstick game against the unnamed host and well, I’ll let the video do the rest of the talking: *** Kobe competitive in chopstick game [ProBasketballTalk]
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Deron Williams and Nate Robinson do flips on trampolines

There are few things that I like more than girls…I mean NBA players jumping on trampolines and recently, two notable NBA names decided to post their trampolines skills to the realm of Instagram. Check out Deron Williams of the Brooklyn Nets and Nate Robinson do some awesome flips: *** Deron Williams and Nate Robinson do flips on trampolines [The Basketball Jones]
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August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant and Tyson Chandler hang out with Justin Bieber

There are few celebrities in today’s society that have the pull of singer Justin Bieber and yesterday, it appears that the Biebs got a chance to chill with two NBA stars. Check out the below photo that Bieber posted to his Instagram account of him just hanging out at his house with Tyson Chandler of the New York Knicks and Kevin Durant of the OKC Thunder:
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Kevin Durant, Jeff Green, and Chris Paul attend Jay-Z concert in Boston

Back on Saturday, Chris Paul, Kevin Durant, and Jeff Green were in attendance for a Jay-Z concert with Justin Timberlake and we have the pictures to prove their existence at the event. Here’s a picture of Green with Timberlake after the concert: *** Kevin Durant, Chris Paul, and Jeff Green attend Jay-Z concert [Beyond the Buzzer]
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Roy Hibbert shows off his weight-lifting ability in Vine videos

Last week, Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert decided to show the world his weight-lifting skills on the short video-sharing website, Vine. Below are just a two clips of Roy pumping iron from last Wednesday: This wasn’t the first time that Roy posted his weight-lifting on Vine as he showed himself lifting two 105-pound dumbbells: *** Roy Hibbert lifts weights [Dime Magazine]...
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Ricky Rubio drains half-court shot during Spain national team practice

In case you were wondering what Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio was doing during his summer break, he is practicing with Spain’s national team. During one of those practices, Ricky decided to hoist up a half-court shot that found the bottom of the net: *** Ricky Rubio working on his shot [Reddit NBA]
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August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Shaquille O’Neal doesn’t fit in Instagram photo with Kevin Hart

Previously on That NBA Lottery Pick, comedian Kevin Hart took a rather hilarious photo with Dwight Howard where D-12 didn’t exactly fit in the photo. In this post, Kevin recently met up with Shaquille O’Neal and took a photo with him that ended up on his Instagram account. This time, Kevin was able to get into the shot but Shaq sadly didn’t:
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John Wall gets giant owl tattoo

Just when you thought that Washington Wizards guard John Wall had finally reached his tattoo limit, it appears that Mr. Wall has added a new piece of ink. Recently, a tattoo artist named Randy Harris posted an image of a brand-new owl tattoo that Wall got in his store “Tattoo’s By Randy” in Jonesboro, Georgia to his Instagram account: Huh, I guess that John has no time for sleep….
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Nick Young goes down water slide wearing socks

As we near the end of summer, Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young decided to have a little bit of fun in the sun as he got a chance to ride down a rather large water slide. Check out Nick comes down the slide while wearing a pair of white socks:
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Anderson Varejao helps stranded passengers at Cleveland airport

If you’re in a bind and you need some help, who you gonna call? Anderson Varejao! Or at least in this story as a couple of Brazilian tourists stranded at a Cleveland airport got some assistance from the Cavaliers big man. Here’s how the story starts, a woman and her disabled son were trying to get to Miami, Florida from Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport and due to a...
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Cleveland Cavaliers mascot Moondog attends a wedding

There are few people that can be the life of the party like NBA mascots and recently, one of the Cleveland Cavaliers mascot made an appearance at a wedding. The costumed dog better known as “Moon Dog” made an appearance at Ben/Ashley’s wedding (last name unknown) and tore things up. Don’t believe me, check out the below pics: *** Moon Dog attends wedding [Deadspin]
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A LITTLE PITCHY

James Harden tries to sing in Foot Locker spot

The ad wizards over at Foot Locker have put together some classic commercials over the last year and the latest featuring Houston Rockets guard James Harden along with Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry is classic. The commercial is called “Harden Soul” where James Harden is recording a fictional song and Curry walks into the audio booth to try and stop him: *** James...
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August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Nice, a 1997 Chicago Bulls United Center replica beer pong table!

  Just when you thought that you had seen every replica NBA beer pong table, this one done in the style of the 1997 Chicago Bulls court at the United Center comes to light. Thanks to the fine folks over at Reddit NBA and user jsid2, here are just some of the photos:
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August 13, 2013  |  Discuss
WAIT, WHAT?

Shumpert to guest on FLOTUS' album?

Knicks guard Iman Shumpert reportedly will rap on a track for First Lady Michelle Obama's upcoming hip-hop album. Yes, you read that correctly.

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August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Andre Drummond courts actress Jennette McCurdy, might score date with her

Since we are in the middle of August, summer love might be coming for Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond who apparently has a crush on Nickelodeon actress Jennette McCurdy  (who was known for her role on ICarly and currently stars on “Sam & Cat”.) Unlike most crush situations, it appears that Jennette might have a thing for Andre. For those of you asking, “How did this...
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August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

This LeBron James oil painting is a work of art!

We here at That NBA Lottery Pick have always had a keen eye for NBA art and this recent painting of LeBron James done by artist Absolon Moreau has a chance to land in a Miami museum in the near future. Check out the full painting below and clearly, King James should probably purchase it for himself….
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August 12, 2013  |  Discuss
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