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Lindsey Hunter stares down Michael Beasley

We've posted some pretty classic coach reactions over the years but this one featuring Phoenix Suns head coach Lindsay Hunter is hilarious.During the Suns double-digit loss to the Boston Celtics on Friday night, Suns forward Michael Beasley took a fall-away jumper that didn't come near the rim.As Michael jogged to get back on defense, Fox Sports Arizona cameras showed Hunter...
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February 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan have issues with high-fiving (Video)

In the realm of the NBA, sometimes players aren't exactly on the same page and during Thursday night's Clippers/Spurs game, teammates Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan needed a little bit of help high-fiving.After Blake missed a free throw in the second quarter, DeAndre attempted to high-five him but Blake failed to acknowledge it and Jordan had to high-five himself.As Griffin...
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February 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Stan Van Gundy states that Lebron James is better than Michael Jordan

In the face of Lebron's recent stint of greatness, numerous comparisons have been drawn between the King and His Airness himself, Michael Jordan. Most notable among these can be found in an interview on Dan Le Batard's 790 The Ticket radio show, where current Orlando Magic coach Stan Van Gundy said that he thinks LeBron is better than Michael was.Van Gundy weighed in with...
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February 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Knicks fan drops "Steve Novak" rap song (Video)

Considering there was already a Gregg Popovich rap song, I was a little surprised that it took this long for someone to do a rap joint about Knicks forward Steve Novak.While I'm still trying to find the reason that anyone would want to do one is a completely separate thing, the song is pretty solid for a 15-year-old bespectacled rapper.I just wouldn't put this on my resume...
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February 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Paul George uses two hands to swat Rodney Stuckey (Video)

I'm going to just come out and say it, Indiana Pacers Paul George might have the block of the 2013 with the below play against the Detroit Pistons on this fair Friday night.Watch as George shuts down Pistons guard Rodney Stuckey's dunk attempt with two hands in the first quarter and sends the ball out-of-bounds:
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February 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Clippers fan hits half-court shot, wins car (Video)

We here at That NBA Lottery Pick love it when the common fan wins something at a game.At a third quarter timeout of Thursday night's Clippers/Spurs game, check out this Clipper fan who hit a half-court shot to win a brand-new Dodge Charger:(Courtesy of Holdout Sports)
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February 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Bulls fans cheer possible LeBron James injury (Video)

Honestly, no one wants to see an NBA star like LeBron James get injured but during last night's Bulls/Heat game, Bulls fans at the United Center cheered a possible LeBron injury.It happened in the fourth quarter of play after Chicago Bulls guard Nate Robinson fouled him in transition and listen to the audible cheers from the fans in attendance:
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February 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Jeremy Lin jokes about his first technical foul on Twitter (Picture)

Back on Wednesday night, Houston Rockets guard Jeremy Lin received his first technical foul of his career after arguing a 24-second violation at the end of the first half of the Rockets game against the Oklahoma City Thunder.On Thursday morning, Jeremy joked about the fine that he was going to receive for the technical on Twitter and noted that the money he was going to lose would...
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February 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Jeremy Lin pays homage to Stephen Curry, embraces giant bag of popcorn (Picture)

In the wake of this strangely captured moment illustrating Stephen Curry's starry-eyed affinity for popcorn, Jeremy Lin found himself cuddling some kernels and proceeded to post the below photo to his Facebook page.If Jeremy and Stephen are ever reunited as teammates (they both played at Golden State in 2010, prior to the Linsanity era), their locker room better have a hefty...
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February 22, 2013  |  Discuss

LeBron James loses ball on uncontested dunk against Bulls (Video)

Sometimes even NBA stars like LeBron James can screw up the most simplest plays and during Thursday night's Bulls/Heat affair, LeBron had a dunk opportunity go awry.It happened in the third quarter of the game as Chris Bosh picked up a steal and found LeBron streaking to the basket.Watch as James loses the handle and turns it over:
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February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace wearing cookie monster pajamas helps cops with "fake gun" incident

It wouldn't be a week here at That NBA Lottery Pick without a post regarding Los Angeles Lakers forward Metta World Peace.Back on Tuesday night, Los Angeles Police were called to Peace's home after a report that three men were on the property running around with guns.I'll let the New York Daily News give you the rest of the details: As it turns out, three men - one of...
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February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist throws down monster dunk on Greg Monroe (Video)

There haven't been much for Charlotte Bobcats fans to cheer about this season but last night, rookie Michael Kidd-Gilchrist decided to bring the fans to their feet with this epic poster dunk.Watch as Michael rises up against Detroit Pistons center Greg Monroe and throws it down rather emphatically:
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February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Charles Barkley plays a pricing game on "The Price is Right"

Recently, TNT NBA analyst Charles Barkley took a trip to Television Studios in Hollywood and stopped by "The Price Is Right".Prior to a taping of the actual show, Charles got the chance to play a pricing game to win cash for the audience.The catch was that each item had something to with Barkley himself and you'll see how he does in the below clip:
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February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Indiana's Sam Young throws down windmill slam (Video)

Last night, the Indiana Pacers routed the New York Knicks by the score of 125-91 and back-up forward Sam Young turned in the dunk of the night in the fourth quarter.After stealing a pass from Knicks guard Pablo Prigioni, Young threw down an impressive windmill jam on the other end:
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February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Patty Mills explains his bench towel-waving skills (Video)

It's not often that we get to post about San Antonio Spurs back-up guard Patty Mills but this one was too good not to add to our library.The below clip shows Patty showing off his unique towel skills that he uses during games from the bench area.So, if you want to learn how to wave a towel like Patty, here you go:
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February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NBA All-Stars as little kids? There's a compilation for that (Video)

During the 2013 NBA All-Star weekend, the fine folks over at the NBA decided to put together this compilation video showing photos of the Western/Eastern Conference All-Stars as little kids. Clearly, Russell Westbrook is the cutest!
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February 21, 2013  |  Discuss
BEARD DOES IT

James Harden makes halfcourt buzzer-beater

We here at That NBA Lottery Pick love long-distance shots and Houston Rockets guard James Harden supplied us with one against the Oklahoma City Thunder only a few moments ago.After Houston stole the ball from OKC's Russell Westbrook, Harden got the ball and launched a shot from midcourt at the Toyota Center.The beard strikes again!
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February 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Dwyane Wade finds LeBron James on off-the-backboard alley-oop (Video)

Earlier on TNLP, we posted the Atlanta Hawks fans booing LeBron James after a rather ordinary dunk on a fastbreak attempt.Well, LeBron made up for it in the second quarter of play as a off-the-backboard alley-oop from teammate Dwyane Wade got the Phillips Arena rocking:
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February 20, 2013  |  Discuss

LeBron James gets booed by Hawks fans after dissapointing dunk (Video)

Under most circumstances, a LeBron James dunk even at away arenas would draw a chorus of cheers but earlier tonight, fans in Atlanta weren't exactly pleased with his effort.In the first quarter of play, LeBron had a breakaway dunk thanks to a nice pass from Mario Chalmers but instead of throwing down a highlight dunk, he did simple two-handed jam.That got some fans in Atlanta...
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February 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Andrew Bynum's new hairstyle is interesting (Picture)

Since Philadelphia 76ers center Andrew Bynum hasn't played in an NBA game this season, the only Andrew Bynum content that we have is his ever-changing hairstyle.Previously on TNLP, we featured his cornrow look and well during a Tuesday practice, Andrew debuted this look:Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde?(Courtesy of Last Angry Fan)
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February 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Rapper Wale confronts Raptors announcer Matt Devlin during game (Video)

  We've posted some pretty strange/interesting moments here on TNLP but this is the first rapper/broadcaster feud that I've come across.During the first half of last night's Raptors/Wizards game, rapper (and noted Washington Wizards fan) Wale decided to heckle Raptors star Rudy Gay during the first half rather boisterously.Apparently, the Raptors broadcasting team of...
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February 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce schools Fab Melo in 1-on-1 (Video)

Since Boston Celtics center Fab Melo is a rookie, you'd expect Paul Pierce who has played fifteen years in the league to have a leg up on him when playing a little bit of 1-on-1 in practice.Watch as Paul plays some pretty solid post defense against the former Syracuse big man and takes the big man to school:(Courtesy of Green Street)
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February 20, 2013  |  Discuss

JaVale McGee gets pushed in the back, completes slam dunk against Celtics (Video)

In this week's edition of "That So JaVale", the Nuggets center completed a slam dunk against the Boston Celtics on Tuesday night while getting pushed in the back.Watch as Boston's Jeff Green attempts to foul McGee before he complete the dunk but the push doesn't little to faze the JaVale slam:McGee would convert on the and-1 opportunity and the Nuggets pulled out a 97-90 win.
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February 20, 2013  |  Discuss
KNOCKING EM DOWN

Joe Johnson makes two clutch shots in win

Tonight, the NBA team that you have to feel sorry for is the Milwaukee Bucks as they fell to the Brooklyn Nets because of Nets guard Joe Johnson.The Bucks held a three-point lead with 6.7 seconds left in regulation and Brooklyn looked for Joe to the tie the score and guess what...he did:The score was knotted at 111 in overtime and the Nets gave Johnson the ball again to win the game...
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February 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Demar Derozan soars for big dunk against Wizards (Video)

Over the last couple of years, Toronto Raptors forward Demar Derozan has become a personal favorite here at That NBA Lottery Pick.Earlier tonight against the Washington Wizards, Toronto had a fast break opportunity and Demar culminated the play with a nice one-handed dunk:
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February 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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