Just when you thought that New York Knicks season couldn’t get anymore hilarious, this moment from the first overtime during tonight’s game against the Magic happened. Watch as center Tyson Chandler attempts to throw down the alley-oop pass from Raymond Felton but ends up bouncing off his own head: What a heady play, Tyson! *** Chandler’s missed dunk bounces off his head ...
Memphis Grizzles forward James Johnson is having the best season of his career. Earlier this season, he found himself in the NBA D-league, but since being called up by the Grizzles he has been playing great basketball.
Tonight, as the Grizzles take on the Los Angeles Clippers it is James Johnson neck tattoo promotional night in Memphis. Johnson topped off the night dedicated to...
Almost everyone that grew up during the 1990s as a basketball fan loved the movie Space Jam, which starred NBA players such as Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley, and more.
Recently, there have been rumors of a sequel in the works which would star Miami Heat LeBron James with NBC Sports executive Dick Ebersol’s sons set to produce it:
Broadcasting veteran Dick Ebersol‘s sons have...
The New York Knicks, this season, has been described by many as a disaster. As of now, they are not in the playoffs and have many disgruntled players on their roster.
Point guard Beno Udrih is one such player that has been frustrated by the season the Knicks are having. Udrih, an aspiring coach, was asked if he has learned anything from this season’s experience, here’s his response...
Since I’m a pretty big fan of fine art, I think the Houston Rockets Twitter account might have won the Internet with the below tweet.
Check out the below image of the “Mona Harden” which uses the backdrop of Leonardo Da Vinci’s memorable painting, “Mona Lisa”:
Mona Harden. Bearded Lisa. Couldn't decide on a name. pic.twitter.com/QXWouxWuFR
— Houston Rockets (@HoustonRockets...
We here at That NBA Lottery Pick love funny commercials and the latest comes to us from the fine folks over at the Golden State Warriors.
The spot shows forward Andre Iguodala taking an ice bath and season-ticket holder decides to join him in the other tub:
Clearly, that ice bath was worth it…
Andre’s Ice Bath Ad [Bleacher Report]
Iguodala image courtesy of Getty Images
Thanks to the realm of social media, we get to see NBA players doing some pretty fun things and the latest comes to us from the account of Knicks center Tyson Chandler.
During the Knicks road trip to Orlando, it appears Chandler decided to play a little bit of beach volleyball and clearly, he is a dominant force:
Seriously, I would not want to look down Tyson at the volleyball courts...
We here at That NBA Lottery Pick love nasty dunks and during Thursday’s Golden State Warriors/Houston Rockets game, Dwight Howard provided us with one.
In the fourth quarter of play, watch as Dwight rises up for the nasty jam over Jermaine O’Neal at Oracle Arena:
That was pretty nasty, Dwight!
Howard dunks on O’Neal [Beyond The Buzzer]
Howard image courtesy of Getty Images
After LeBron James suffered a bloody nose against the Oklahoma City Thunder, many folks on the realm of Twitter/Instagram thought that he might have to wear a mask.
One of the running memes of a photo called “Bane James” after the Batman character and it appears that even LeBron got in on the joke by posting it to his Instagram account:
James image courtesy of Getty Images
In the early part of his career, LeBron James’ toughness was questioned by many while he played in Cleveland. Since joining the Miami Heat, James has lead the team to 2 championships where he displayed the toughness many thought he lacked.
Tonight, in the marquee matchup between the Oklahoma City Thunder and Miami Heat LeBron James took the ball hard to the hoop, slammed it down...
There are many NBA players that often don’t care or try on the defensive side of the ball. Lapses are common while playing defense because the amount of effort required to be a quality defender, and because of the perception that offense brings all the glory.
Tonight, O.J. Mayo of the Milwaukee Bucks showed that if you don’t want to play defense you can at least use that time...
The debate over who should be this year’s MVP has gone back and forth between LeBron James and Kevin Durant. At the beginning of the season James was the popular choice, and now just over mid-way through the year Durant is dominating the conversation.
Tonight, LeBron’s Heat are taking Durant’s Thunder in Oklahoma City. LeBron started off the game with a dominant 1st quarter...
While most of us give a card or small token of appreciation to our mother’s on their birthday, Miami Heat star LeBron James decided to go all-out for his mom, Gloria James.
Check out the below photo from LeBron’s Instagram account which shows Gloria standing in front of a brand-new Porsche Panamara:
Nice gift, LBJ!!!
LeBron image courtesy of Getty Images
In case you didn’t know already, Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook will be returning tonight to play against the Miami Heat.
Also this week, Russell’s mother is celebrating a birthday and it appears that Mr. Westbrook will be celebrating his mom’s birthday with special sneakers.
Check out the embedded “Happy Birthday Mom” in the below Instagram image:
As the NBA turned out the lights on the trade deadline today, Steve Blake of the Los Angeles Lakers found a new home with the Golden State Warriors. For those of you wondering how Kobe Bryant reacted to hearing that Blake was traded, it appears that he wasn’t exactly happy about it according to this tweet: Not cool with @SteveBlake5 being gone AT ALL One of my closest teammates...
In case you forgotten, former NBA player Stephon Marbury is currently playing overseas in China and he had rather interesting birthday party for his 37th year on this earth.
Check out the below photo that was lifted from Marbury’s Weebo account which shows Stephon getting a birthday cake to the body:
This is Stephon Marbury celebrating his 37th birthday in China: pic.twitter.com...
Yesterday, Miami Heat star LeBron James decided to post a rather interesting message on his Instagram account of a quote regarding his father.
If you might have forgotten, LeBron was raised by a single-mother and didn’t have a father in his life.
Check out the full quote below:
James image courtesy of Getty Images
Since Dwight Howard returned to Los Angeles last night to face the Lakers, it appears LA fans decided to greet him with “Dwight Sucks” chants.
After the Rockets pulled out the win, the Rockets players decided to have a little fun at the expense of D-12 by chanting on the plane, “Dwight Sucks”:
Rockets players do “Dwight Sucks” chant [Beyond The Buzzer]
As you might figure, some Los Angeles Lakers fans are still a little bitter that Dwight Howard decided to choose Houston over them.
After the conclusion of the first half of the Rockets victory over the Lakers, Howard was seen by ESPN cameras attempting to high-five fans as he entered the tunnel.
Keep an eye on the Lakers fan who decided to deke him on the high-five attempt:
There are plenty of people who don’t like the sight of blood and it appears that Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert is one of them.
Check out the below Vine video which shows Lance Stephenson yelling on the Pacers bench with a bloody mouth.
Keep an eye on Roy Hibbert’s eyes while he does his best to not look at him:
Lance Stephenson bloody mouth [@mdotbrown]
Bradley Beal, now in his 2nd year in the league, is one of the best young shooters in the NBA. He is an excellent shooter and demonstrated that by coming in 2nd place in 3-point shootout.
Beal, however, is not simply a shooting 2-guard, as he showed Atlanta Hawk Kyle Korver, tonight. On a fast break against the Hawks, Beal threw down a dunk right in Korver’s face:
Washington Wizards forward Trevor Ariza has been on a hot shooting streak lately. In a game last week he hit 10 3-pointers in a game against the Houston Rockets.
Tonight, as Ariza’s Wizards were facing the Atlanta Hawks Ariza continued the hot shooting with a bit of luck just before the buzzer at the end of the 3rd quarter he hoisted a shot from 3/4 court and drilled it:
Throughout his college career at North Carolina Tyler Hansbrough gained a reputation of being disliked by his peers. Drafted by Indiana and now on Toronto, Hansbrough has continued rub opposing players the wrong way.
Tonight, during the 3rd quarter of the Chicago Bulls/Toronto Raptors game Hansbrough continued with his rough ways by tackling the unsuspecting Mike Dunleavy while going...
Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan is having a breakout season, and was selected by the coaches to his first All-Star game last week.
At the beginning of his career, DeRozan was known primarily as an athletic dunker, but he has been able mold his skills into becoming a solid all-around scorer.
DeRozan still shows what initially made him famous by flying though the air for big jams...
In case you might have forgotten, Miami Heat forward James Jones is a thirty-three years old but he still has the ability to get down the floor.
Check out the below video from Ray Allen’s Instagram which shows a full-court race between Jones and Michael Beasley.
It’s a close finish but James gets him:
Mr. Beasley didn’t run through the tape…
Michael Beasley loses foot...