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Warriors the latest squad to release caroling vid

In keeping with the holiday spirit, the fine folks over at Golden State Warriors decided to get some of the players to sing the classic Christmas hit, "Jingle Bells".Clearly, the best singer out of the group is Stephen Curry and his Candy Cane Stick...
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December 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook dives into crowd, spill drinks (Video)

The NBA is one of the few sports where fans are so close to the action that they can be in harm's way as players attempt to save the ball.During last night's Atlanta Hawks/Oklahoma City Thunder game, Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook was trying to track down a loose ball and found himself leaping in the the first row of seats.After clearing the first row of seats, Russell...
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December 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook throws down vicious dunk against Atlanta Hawks (Video)

As you might figure, we here at That NBA Lottery Pick love dunks and the one that Thunder guard Russell Westbrook did last night against the Atlanta Hawks is worth a look.It happened in the first quarter of play as he drives past Hawks guard DeShawn Stevenson for the vicious one-handed slam dunk:
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December 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Gerald Green throws down flying one-handed dunk against Utah (Video)

There are few players in the NBA that have the athleticism of Indiana Pacers forward Gerald Green and during last night's game against the Utah Jazz, he showed his insane leaping ability.Watch as he flies to the basket and throws down a video-game like dunk at Bankers Life Fieldhouse:
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December 20, 2012  |  Discuss
DROPPING DIMES

Harden goes between-the-legs with pass

There are good passes and then there are passes that Houston Rockets guard James Harden was able to accomplish during last night's Rockets/76ers game.Check out this pass that Harden drops to Greg Smith as it goes between-the-legs of Philadelphia center Spencer Hawes:
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December 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Now, an art piece depicting a Sonics monster destroying Oklahoma City (Photo)

It's not secret that Seattle Supersonics fans aren't exactly fans of Oklahoma City and it even goes into the world of art.Check out this recent photo of a commissioned art piece posted on Seattle Reddit of a Godzilla-like monster wearing a Seattle Supersonics jersey destroying a city.If you look at the lower portion of the screen, you can see it says "Oklahoma City":
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December 20, 2012  |  Discuss

LeBron James bikes to some Miami Heat home games and practices

  As previously noted on this fine website, LeBron James is a fan of riding his bike but even we didn't know that LeBron takes his bike riding seriously.In a Sun Sentinel article done by Shandel Richardson, she reveals that LeBron has started biking to and from Miami Heat home games: Suddenly, James was spending more time on the bike than driving around in expensive cars. The...
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December 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Glen Davis screams in pain after hard foul by Emeka Okafor

In terms of tough athletes, NBA players are among the toughest but even players like Orlando Magic forward Glen "Big Baby" Davis can feel the pain every once and awhile.After getting fouled by Wizards forward Emeka Okafor, Glen appears to hurt his right shoulder and is lying on the court in extreme pain: Davis may have suffered a separated shoulder...
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December 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Kris Humphries gets called for technical foul after hustle play against Knicks (Video)

In the first quarter of Wednesday night's Brooklyn Nets/New York Knicks affair, Brooklyn Nets forward Kris Humphries did his best to try and collect a hoop for Brooklyn.After Brooklyn's Gerald Wallace attempted to score on a drive to the hoop, Kris ended up gaining possession until New York Knicks J.R. Smith attempted to wrap him up for a jump ball.As Kris wrestles the ball...
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December 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Gerald Henderson dunks over Dwight Howard (Video)

Looking for the slam dunk of Tuesday night in the NBA? Then, we have to travel to Los Angeles as Charlotte Bobcats forward Gerald Henderson decided to put Dwight Howard on a poster.Watch as Henderson rises up over Howard in the fourth quarter of play and throws down the monster slam:
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December 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Andre Drummond and Rodney Stuckey donate gifts to local children's center (Picture) (Picture)

As we here at That NBA Lottery Pick get into the holiday spirit, two members of the Detroit Pistons last week decided to get some special presents for some local area kids.Check out a photo of Pistons guard Rodney Stuckey and Andre Drummond at a Meijer in Flint, Michigan decked out in their holiday best:The gifts were donated to the Whaley Children’s Center.(Courtesy of Tireball)
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December 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Andrew Bynum wears slippers at gentleman's club (Picture)

Since Philadelphia 76ers center Andrew Bynum hasn't played a single NBA game this season, the only news we get on him is when he is out in the wild of Philadelphia.Check out this photo of Andrew at the Penthouse Club found earlier in the week where he rocks some slippers with no socks at the bar:
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December 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Gordon Hayward swats shot, drops nice assist to Derrick Favors (Video)

If you happen to be looking for the hustle play of Tuesday night's NBA action, you might want to check out this effort from Utah Jazz forward Gordon Hayward.Watch as he swats the shot of Brooklyn Nets guard MarShon Brooks and then on the fastbreak on the other end, Gordon drops a nice assist to Derrick Favors:
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December 18, 2012  |  Discuss
LUCKY SHOT

Brook Lopez hits crazy shot that doesn't count

Sometimes its better to be lucky than good in the NBA and during Tuesday night's Jazz/Nets affair, Brooklyn center Brook Lopez had his prayer answered on this shot in the first quarter.Watch as Lopez attempts to back down Derrick Favors but gets hit on his left arm by Utah guard Randy Foye which caused him to heave the ball into the air.The shot ultimately went in but was called...
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December 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets attempt to sing "The Driedel Song" (Video)

For all of our fans who celebrate the great holiday of Hanukkah, this video of the Houston Rockets attempting to sing the "Driedel Song" might amuse you.Who knew that Jeremy Lin would sing it with such conviction:
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December 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Blake Griffin throws down two amazing dunks against Detroit (Video)

As previously noted on this website, when the Los Angeles Clippers play a regular season basketball game...there was a Blake Griffin dunk to take note of.However, last night against the Detroit Pistons...there were two. The first came after a block of Detroit's Kyle Singler as he threw down a nasty alley-oop from Chris Paul and the second was a lob from teammate Matt Barnes that...
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December 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Jeremy Lin makes nice save to Omer Asik for easy dunk (Video)

Looking for the hustle play of Monday night in the NBA? We got that for you here with this nice effort from Houston point guard Jeremy Lin.Watch Lin on a fast break attempt gets stripped by J.R. Smith but Lin has the presence of mind to make the save and get the ball to Rockets center Omer Asik for the easy dunk:
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December 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Jeremy Lin gets cheered in return to New York (Video)

Tonight was Houston Rockets point guard Jeremy Lin's first return to New York City after the "Linsanity" of last season.During the Rockets pregame introduction, it was unknown if the Knicks fans would cheer or boo him upon his return.The Knicks fans ended up cheering for him....
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December 17, 2012  |  Discuss

The Dallas Mavericks sing "Sleigh Ride" (Video)

As we are officially a week away from Christmas, the Dallas Mavericks decided to try and get everyone into the holiday spirit with the below video.Check out Dirk Nowitzki, Dominique Jones, Dahntay Jones, Elton Brand and a host of others attempting to sing, "Sleigh Ride":(Courtesy of Holdout Sports)
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December 17, 2012  |  Discuss

LeBron James hits flat-footed half court shot that didn't count (Video)

We all know that LeBron James is pretty good at the game of basketball but did you think he could make a half court shot flat-footed?It happened during Saturday's Heat/Wizards affair as he was fouled before getting the shot away: 
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December 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Did Sam Bowie mislead the Portland Trail Blazers during his 1984 NBA Draft physical?

Back in 1984, the Portland Trail Blazers selected Sam Bowie with the second overall pick in the NBA Draft and changed the course of history for many franchises with that selection.In an upcoming ESPN "SEC Storied" episode about his life, an excerpt from the film discusses a moment when Bowie is going in for his pre-draft medical examination and it appears that Sam might...
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December 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Miami Heat and their kids remember Newton shooting victims (Video)

Whether you love or hate the Miami Heat, you had to appreciate this gesture that they offered during Saturday's game against the Washington Wizards.During pregame introductions, Heat players Ray Allen, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh and LeBron James brought out their kids to the court during the moment of silence for the victims of the Newton, Connecticut school shooting:
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December 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Nate Robinson swats MarShon Brooks shot (Video)

Despite being a diminutive 5'9, Bulls guard Nate Robinson has an insane leaping ability that needs to be seen to be believed.During Saturday night's Chicago Bulls/Brooklyn Nets affair, watch as Little Nate denies MarShon Brooks an easy basket:In the same game, check out this "Hakeem-esque" move to score a bucket in the fourth quarter:
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December 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio attempts to find Derrick Williams on alley-oop, fails to do so (Video)

During last night's Dallas Mavericks/Minnesota Timberwolves game, Minnesota point guard Ricky Rubio saw his first action of the season.As you might figure, Ricky was a little rusty with his passing.Check out this failed alley-oop between him and Derrick Williams that sends the ball right into the air:
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December 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Dwayne Wade drops amazing assist to LeBron James (Video)

Normally, I'd have an introduction to this clip from last night's Miami Heat/Washington Wizards game but I'll just let the video do the talking.Watch as D-Wade drops this amazing dime to LeBron for the slam dunk:
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December 16, 2012  |  Discuss
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