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San Antonio Spurs take epic selfie

The San Antonio Spurs have once again had an extremely successful season, and will finish with the league’s best record. The Spurs took a selfie of all the members of the team, which will help us remember everyone that helped them gain the best record years from now. Check out Danny Green’s Instagram photo of the team’s epic selfie: *** Spurs Coyote image courtesy of Getty Images
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April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike D’Antoni isn’t sure how the NBA Draft Lottery works

This season has been pretty tough for fans of the Los Angeles Lakers and the one solace of the matter is the possibility that they might get a good lottery pick in the upcoming NBA Draft Lottery. Last night, the Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Utah Jazz and worsened their lottery chances with the victory. After the game, Lakers coach Mike D’Antoni was asked in a postgame interview...
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April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Joakim Noah has sad reaction to learning about Chicago snow

Last night, the Chicago Bulls defeated the Orlando Magic at the United Center in Chicago and star center Joakim Noah had a pretty epic reaction during his postgame interview. At one point of the postgame talk, Noah mentioned that he was happy that the weather had been improving in Chicago with sunny days. One of the reporters interviewing Joakim noted to him that the weather had...
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April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Eric Bledsoe tweets ‘Yo Mama’ to fan after worst player tweet

Sadly for the Phoenix Suns last night, they were eliminated for the Western Conference playoffs with a loss to the Memphis Grizzlies. After the game came to a conclusion, one angry Twitter user by the name of MEdwardsILP decided to send some Twitter hate in the direction of Bledsoe by calling him the worst player in the league in “all caps”. Bledsoe has the perfect response to...
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April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Damian Lillard stars in funny ‘No Rings’ Foot Locker commercial

In case you missed it, Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard extended his shoe contract with Adidas and while the terms of the deal aren’t known at this point, it was the third richest shoe contract of all-time. In other notable Damian Lillard shoe news, he recently partook in a Foot Locker commercial called “No Rings”. The premise of the ad shows Damian coming back from...
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April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

LeBron James wears Papa Smurf Nike 11′s in Instagram photo

Over the years, we’ve posted some pretty epic sneakers based on looks and the latest comes to us from Miami Heat star LeBron James. Check out the below Instagram photo that LeBron snapped earlier tonight which shows off a pair of Nike 11′s in a special blue “Papa Smurf” color: Those are some pretty fly kicks if you happen to ask me… *** James image courtesy of Getty Images
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April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Love throws full-court outlet pass to Corey Brewer against Warriors

Kevin Love of the Minnesota Timberwolves has been the maestro of the outlet pass since he entered the league, and with Corey Brewer acting like a wide receiver this season there has been many touchdowns thrown. Tonight as the Timberwolves were in the Bay Area facing the Warriors, Kevin Love and Corey Brewer were at it again with Love throwing a full-court pass right into the hands...
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April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Patrick Beverley’s terrible three-pointer hits behind-the-backboard

As we wind down the NBA season, Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley is going to need to play well if the team expects to make their first NBA Finals trip since 1995. During tonight’s Rockets-Spurs game, Beverley had a rather forgettable three-point attempt in the second quarter of play. Watch as his three-pointer hits the behind-the-backboard stanchion: *** Beverley’s three...
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April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich doesn’t know Damion James name

Everyone loves a good Gregg Popovich interview, and by good I mean short, sarcastic, and to the point. The San Antonio Spurs coach has always loved to play with the media when answering questions, and today was no different. Recently, the Spurs signed forward Damion James to a contract through the end of the year. When Popovich was telling the media who would start the game against...
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April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Andre Drummond celebrates Pop-A-Shot trick shot with scream

Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond is a player that dominates the interior during a basketball by rebounding and blocking shots at a high level. Passing is not a strength of Drummond on an NBA court yet, but in the below Instagram video he shows with the help of teammate Peyton Siva that he is very adept at passing around a carnival game such as a Pop-A-Shot: Drummond’s screaming...
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April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Gerald Green compares losing finger to Terminator 2 scene

One of the feel good stories of the 2013-14 NBA season is the resurgence of Phoenix Suns forward Gerald Green. Green who bounced around the league for the last four seasons seems to have found a home in the Valley of the Sun and considering he only has nine fingers, it’s impressive to say the least. Recently, Green sat down Paul Coro of Arizona Central to talk about his season...
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April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Tyson Chandler trucks Mike Dunleavy Jr. with hard hit

I think the below video should be a lesson to all NBA players who attempt to screen out New York Knicks center Tyson Chandler. During the Knicks-Bulls Sunday affair, Chicago Bulls forward Mike Dunleavy Jr. was attempting to set a screen against the Knicks big man. Watch as Tyson decides to have to regard for that screen by sending Dunleavy flying backwards onto his behind: *** Chandler...
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New York Knicks fans get heckler ejected from Bulls-Knicks game

If you have happened to ever attend an NBA game, you’ve probably seen heckling fans who rattle either opposing players or boisterously yell at the home team. During Sunday’s Knicks-Bulls game, one fan got particularly loud by heckling Knicks point guard Raymond Felton during the course of the game. In the fourth quarter of play, Tim Hardaway Jr. started conversing with the heckler...
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April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Nick Young makes 360 degree lay-up against Memphis Grizzlies

Sometimes in life, you have to go a full 360 degrees to see things and during tonight’s Lakers-Grizzlies game, Nick Young went 360 on a lay-up. The play happened in the second quarter and watch as the man better known as Swaggy P goes baseline and somehow spins to the make the tough lay-up near Marc Gasol: That’s So Swaggy! *** Nick Young 360 lay-up vs Memphis [@Steve_OS] Young...
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April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Iman Shumpert slams nasty dunk on Joakim Noah

There are few things here on That NBA Lottery Pick than NBA players dunking on each other and that’s exactly what happened during today’s Knicks/Bulls game. The play happened with less than two minutes to play in the second quarter as Carmelo Anthony came up with a steal. Watch as Melo passes it ahead to Raymond Felton who finds Iman for the poster dunk on Chicago’s Joakim...
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April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Stoudemire: Knicks could be best team in NBA on paper

With the Knicks eliminated from the playoffs, many New York fans are still scratching their heads to how the team didn’t make the playoffs in the weakened Eastern Conference. Before today’s game against the Chicago Bulls, New York Knicks forward Amare Stoudemire sat down with Al Iannazzone of Newsday and provided this gem of a quote: Amar'e Stoudemire said "on paper we might...
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April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

DeMar DeRozan posterizes Kyle Singler with monster slam dunk

Earlier today, we posted a monster alley-oop dunk from Toronto Raptors forward DeMar DeRozan and well, that wasn’t the only monster dunk he threw down during today’s game against the Pistons. In the final quarter of play, DeMar decided to set his sights on a poster dunk and sadly, Kyle Singler was going to be the victim. Watch as DeMar powers home the one-handed jam: *** DeRozan...
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DeMar DeRozan slams huge alley-oop dunk against Pistons

With the Toronto Raptors heading to the playoffs, most of the world will finally get to see DeMar DeRozan play some meaningful basketball. During today’s Raptors/Pistons game, DeMar decided to show off his aerial exploits by taking a pass from teammate Kyle Lowry in the first quarter. Watch as DeMar powers home the alley-oop pass for the jam: *** DeRozan image courtesy of Getty Images
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April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook falls down after blocking late Pacers shot

Just when you thought that Russell Westbrook wasn’t anymore energetic on the basketball court, you might want to peep this Vine video. In the fourth quarter of the Pacers-Thunder game, Westbrook decided to swat a late shot from Indiana’s George Hill as the game was stopped due to a timeout. Watch as Russ makes the block and ultimately falls right on his behind: *** Westbrook...
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April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony’s text messages parody after Knicks miss playoffs

In case you didn’t know, the Atlanta Hawks clinched the 8th seed of the Eastern Conference playoffs leading the New York Knicks to miss out on the NBA’s second season. It respect to Carmelo Anthony, it was the first time in his NBA career that he missed the playoffs and well, the parody Twitter account “NotSportsCenter” had some fun at his expense. Check out the below fake...
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April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Giannis Antetokounmpo posts his baby photo on his Instagram

We here at That NBA Lottery Pick love tracking down photos from NBA players youth and only a few moments ago, Bucks rookie Giannis Antetokounmpo posted an image from when he was a child. Check out the photo of the baby Giannis that he posted to his Instagram page which the little Greek Freak in a yellow duck outfit: Baby Giannis is so cute, you guys! *** Giannis image courtesy of Getty images
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Steven Adams takes elbows to the face from Roy Hibbert

There are some NBA players who love to create contact and seek it out during games. During today’s afternoon affair between the Oklahoma City Thunder/Indiana Pacers, Thunder rookie Steven Adams was matched-up with Pacers big man Roy Hibbert at the free throw line. Watch as he takes a couple of quick elbows to the face that Steven doesn’t exactly avoid: *** Adams elbows to the...
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Giannis Antetokounmpo sleeps wearing sunglasses on Bucks team bus

Let’s be honest folks, the NBA season can be a grind and rookies like Milwaukee Bucks Giannis Antetokounmpo can feel that grind from time-to-time. Earlier today, Milwaukee Bucks big man Zaza Pachulia posted this image to his Twitter account of Giannis taking a cat nap on the Bucks team bus: Somebody had a rough night I guess. Wake up rook @G_ante34 pic.twitter.com/fdU56UKSKu ...
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WATCH: Knicks get a One Shining Moment tribute

With the New York Knicks getting officially eliminated from this year’s playoff chase in the Eastern Conference, it seems like the most fitting time to remember the crazy season that happen in NYC. Thanks to Twitter user World_Wide_Wob, we have a “One Shining Moment” video for the ages and if you happen to be a Knicks fan, you might want to turn away from this one. If you aren’t...
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April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Paul George went fishing with Evan Turner and Reggie Jackson

Since the Indiana Pacers-Oklahoma City Thunder play tomorrow, it doesn’t surprise me that Indiana Pacers players Paul George and Evan Turner decided to spend some quality time with Thunder guard Reggie Jackson. It appears from Paul George’s Instagram account that the three decided to go fishing and well, it appears that reeled in a big one: Sadly, I can’t use a “Gone Fishin’”...
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April 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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