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Los Angeles Lakers hiring of Mike D'Antoni gets Taiwanese-Animated (Video)

As you may figure, the folks over at Next Media Animation have put together another classic clip dealing with the Los Angeles Lakers hiring of new head coach Mike D'Antoni.The ire of their hatred was Lakers vice president Jim Buss who proclaimed in this clip as to be the reason why Phil Jackson isn't back in the city of Angels:
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November 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Orlando Magic cheerleader falls off partner, lands head first on court (Video)

Most of the time, NBA cheerleaders aren't exactly in harm's way but during last night's Magic/Knicks affair, one cheerleader was injured during a freak accident.During a routine, she loses her balance on top of her male partner and falls backwards onto the hardwood floor:After the fall, she was treated by paramedics and taken to a local Orlando hospital. Below is a video...
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November 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Jason Terry is a pretty good shooter, drains 50 of 55 shots (Video)

Previously on That NBA Lottery Pick, we've posted some pretty solid clips from the folks over at Network of Champions.As part of their series with Boston Celtics guard Jason Terry, they allowed Jason to show off his shooting stroke.Check out this clip where he makes 50 out of 55 straight jump shots:
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November 14, 2012  |  Discuss
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Wallace to Affalo on free throw miss: 'Yea AFLAC'

After Orlando Magic guard Aaron Affalo missed a free throw in the fourth quarter, New York Knicks forward Rasheed Wallace had a rather interesting comment that he directed at Aaron.Listen after the free throw as Wallace yells, "Yea AFLAC":
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November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Kyrie Irving drops insane assist to Anderson Varejao (Video)

We all know that Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving is talented at passing the basketball but this assist to Cavs center Anderson Varejao might be his best of his career so far.Watch as Kyrie breaks down the Brooklyn Nets defense and somehow goes behind-the-back for the dime:
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November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook bounces ball off Brandon Knight for easy lay-up

Sometimes in the National Basketball Association, it's better to be lucky than good.In the fourth quarter of last night's Thunder/Pistons affair, Thunder guard Russell Westbrook lost possession of the ball and alertly bounced it off Pistons guard Brandon Knight.Watch as Russell gets it back and gets an easy lay-up for his effort:
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November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

James Harden provides handshakes for imaginary teammates during Heat/Rockets (Video)

During last night's Miami Heat/Houston Rockets affair, Rockets guard James Harden was taking some flagrant foul free throws and decided to show some love to his imaginary teammates.Watch as he provides some high air handshakes for two of them:
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November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Jeremy Lin tries to beat Miami with game-winner, airballs shot (Video)

Last year, Linsanity took over the world and it appeared that Jeremy Lin's clutch ability was never going to be questioned.Back on Monday night, Jeremy had a chance to be the Miami Heat with less than ten seconds to play in the game.Watch as Lin fires a three pointer that doesn't come close to the rim:
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November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Drew Gooden has one strange hair style (Picture)

Personally, I met Drew Gooden a couple of years ago when covering the Cleveland Cavaliers and overall, he's a stand-up individual along with being a quality NBA player.However, when this recent photo surfaced of Drew's head...it needed to be posted on this fine website:  (Courtesy of Slanch Report)
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November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Dirk Nowitzki shouts "Yea Sarge" after Bernard James hustle play

While still recovering from a knee surgery, Maverick star Dirk Nowitzki decided to do a little bit of color commentary during last night's Mavericks/Timberwolves game.After Mavericks rookie Bernard James scored on a hustle play, Dirk let out a "Yea Sarge" in reference to James military service: 
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November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace wants to party and pop bottles with Jim Gray (Video)

Last night, Sacramento Kings sideline reporter Jim Gray got the chance to interview Los Angeles Lakers Metta World Peace (AKA Ron Artest) after the Lakers 103-90 win.Nearing the end of the interview, Metta decided to ask the veteran sideline reporter if they were going to party later and "pop bottles":
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November 12, 2012  |  Discuss
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Rudy Gay throws down huge dunk against Heat

If you happen to be looking for the dunk of the Sunday night, you need to check out this slam by Memphis Grizzlies forward Rudy Gay.Watch as Rudy goes behind-the-back against LeBron James and throws down the one-handed flush:
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November 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist scores coast-to-coast basket on one shoe (Video)

Back on Saturday, Bobcats rookie Michael Kidd-Gilchrist pulled off a rather impressive "feet" against the Dallas Mavericks.In the fourth quarter, Gilchrist collected a rebound off a missed Dallas shot and took the ball coast-to-coast for lay-up.In the process of going to the cup, he lost a shoe but still scored:
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November 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Jason Terry goes headbanding in Boston (Video)

The fine folks over at Network of Champions have been working with Boston Celtics reserve guard Jason Terry and putting together some hilarious video clips.Check out this one where Terry and some Bostonians go "Guerilla Headbanding":
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November 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Andre Miller swats Derrick Favors dunk attempts, shocks his teammates (Video)

While most of you were probably partying the night away on Friday, Denver Nuggets point guard Andre Miller was showing off his leaping ability to take away a dunk.During the second quarter of the Utah Jazz/Denver Nuggets game, it appeared that Jazz forward Derrick Favors had an easy dunk attempt.That was until Andre "made it work" and swatted him:
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November 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Warriors center Andris Biedrins airballs free throw by a foot (Video)

Earlier in the week on That NBA Lottery Pick, we posted a clip of Lakers center Dwight Howard airballing a free throw against the Utah Jazz.I personally thought that it would be the worst free throw of the year but Golden State's Andris Biedrins will take that award.Watch as he misses this free throw in the first quarter against the Lakers last night:
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November 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Lakers fans chant, "We Want Phil" during Lakers/Warriors (Video)

After the Lakers fired Mike Brown yesterday, one of the names being tossed around to be his successor was former Lakers head man, Phil Jackson.During the third quarter of last night's Warriors/Lakers, fans in attendance at the Staples Center started chanting "We Want Phil" when Kobe Bryant was at the free throw line(Courtesy of Business Insider)
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November 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Inside the NBA crew holds retirement party for Charles Barkley (Video)

Before the start of their Thursday night doubleheader, the fine crew over at Inside the NBA decided to hold a special party for one, Charles Barkley.The joke started when a Sports Illustrated's article done by Richard Dietsch started rumors that Charles wasn't sure how long he would continue broadcasting.So, the crew decided to throw Charles a pre-retirement party...
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November 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Dirk Nowitzki sings "Born in The USA" (Video)

Since Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki is still recovering from knee surgery, he took some time out of his busy schedule to sing some karaoke.Check out Dirk belting out the classic Bruce Springsteen hit, "Born in the USA":(Courtesy of Eye on Basketball)
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November 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns players do parody of Flo Rida's "Whistle" (Video)

Clearly, the folks who come up with the in-arena video entertainment for NBA games are some creative folks.Recently, the Phoenix Suns decided to have some of their players do a parody of Flo Rida's hit song, "Whistle".Clearly, Marcin Gortat steals the show....
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November 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Kenny Smith mocks Charles Barkley's golf swing on Inside the NBA (Video)

Almost every season, the fine folks over at Inside the NBA take aim at Charles Barkley when it comes to his terrible golf swing.During yesterday's show, Kenny Smith mocked Charles after watching video of this terrible swing effort:
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November 09, 2012  |  Discuss

LeBron James tweets photo of new LeBron X denim sneakers (Photo)

I going to take a guess that most of you have never seen a pair of denim sneakers before and to be honest, I've never seen a pair either.Yesterday, Miami Heat star LeBron James tweeted some photos of his new LeBron James denim 10's and here they are:
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November 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant reacts to being shown "death stare" clip (Video)

Previously on That NBA Lottery Pick, we featured a clip showing Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant starring down head coach Mike Brown on the bench against the Utah Jazz.During the Lakers practice on Thursday, some reporters decided to show Kobe the clip and Serena Williams of Lakers Nation decided to ask him about it:(Courtesy of Opposing Views)
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November 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets fan has strange James Harden hair cut (Photo)

After putting together an impressive start to his career in Texas, Houston Rockets fans probably have a man crush on James Harden right now.Check out this fan who decided to pay tribute to Harden with this unique hair cut:(Courtesy of Black Sports Online)
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November 09, 2012  |  Discuss
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Meyers Leonard posterizes Ronny Turiaf

For those of you looking for the dunk of the night, it came courtesy of Portland rookie big man Meyers Leonard.Check out this poster dunk that he throws down in the grill of Ronny Turiaf:
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November 09, 2012  |  Discuss
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