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J.R. Smith gives “groin tap” to brother Chris on Knicks sideline

There are plenty of hijinx that go on NBA sidelines and earlier today, New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith decided to welcome his brother back to the team with some tough love. As the Knicks/Grizzlies went into a stoppage of play, Chris Smith was giving well-wishes to Knicks players as they returned to the sideline area. Watch as J.R. gives his brother a “groin tap” that causes...
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December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Tim Hardaway Jr. throws down monster alley-oop dunk against Memphis

Despite the New York Knicks slow start to their season, one bright spot has to be the play of rookie Tim Hardaway Jr. and during today’s Knicks/Grizzlies affair, Tim Jr. rose for a nasty dunk. After a Memphis turnover, the Knicks ran the fastbreak and point guard Beno Udrih found Hardaway Jr. for the elevated alley-oop dunk: High Riser! *** Hardaway Jr. image courtesy of Getty Images
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December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Stephen Jackson drops rap verse for #4BarFriday

Since Stephen Jackson has been away from the NBA until a week or so ago, he hasn’t gotten the chance to drop some hot rap lyrics for #4BarFriday. With Stephen now a member of the Los Angeles Clippers, he decided to release his verse yesterday via his Instagram account. To note, it is fire!: *** Jackson image courtesy of Getty Images
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December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Mike Woodson sets curfew for Knicks afternoon game against Grizzlies

With the New York Knicks playing an afternoon affair today against the Memphis Grizzlies at Madison Square Garden, it seems that head coach Mike Woodson was getting a little tired of his team’s slow starts during afternoon games. So, Mike decided to do something about it by installing a curfew for the team at their hotel last night. We get more of the nitty-gritty details from...
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December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Evan Turner hits game-winning overtime runner to beat Brooklyn Nets

As previously noted on That NBA Lottery Pick, we love buzzer beaters and during tonight’s Brooklyn Nets/Philadelphia 76ers game, we had one in an extra frame. After Paul Pierce had hit a three-pointer to put the Brooklyn Nets up by one in overtime, the 76ers decided to put the ball in the hands of Evan Turner to win it for Philadelphia. Watch as Turner drives to the basket and...
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December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Paul George throws down two-handed double-clutch reverse dunk against Rockets

On most nights, this impressive slam dunk by Indiana Pacers star Paul George would probably be the best dunk of the night but sadly due to LeBron James dunking on Ben McLemore, this dunk might be second best. The play came on a third quarter fastbreak for the Pacers and watch as Paul throws down a double-clutch reverse slam dunk in transition against the Houston Rockets: Just nasty...
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December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Dwyane Wade and LeBron James do wheelbarrow videobomb of Chris Bosh postgame interview

As previously noted on That NBA Lottery Pick, the Miami Heat are pretty good at this thing called videobombing and after tonight’s runaway victory against the Sacramento Kings, LeBron James/Dwyane Wade added another thing to their arsenal. While Chris Bosh talked with Sun Sports Jason Jackson, watch as Wade and James team up for the wheelbarrow videobomb that will have you talking...
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December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: LeBron James jams on Ben McLemore with huge slam

Let me start this post with a fond rememberance of Sacramento Kings rookie Ben McLemore since he’s probably in the near future going to be as the guy who decided to stand in front of LeBron James when he threw down a nasty jam. The play happened in the first quarter of the Heat’s game with the Kings and watch as LeBron as he rises over Ben McLemore for the incredible one-handed...
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December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce hits amazing over-the-head circus shot against 76ers

As previously noted on That NBA Lottery Pick, we love circus shots and during tonight’s Philadelphia 76ers/Brooklyn Nets game, Paul Pierce turned in a classic one. In the first quarter of play, Paul drove baseline but got stopped by Lavoy Allen in front of the rim. Watch as Paul tosses the shot up over his head and it somehow goes in: *** Pierce image courtesy of Getty Images
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December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Damian Lillard takes 30 kids to Toys R Us for Christmas presents

For that flak that most NBA players get from fans and media members, we have to take note that these guys do some pretty solid charity work. Recently, Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard decided to make Christmas a little bit better for some local-area kids by taking thirty of them to a Toys R Us for presents. The kids came from the Blazers Boys and Girls Club and each got...
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December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

LeBron James sends Kobe Bryant get well message on Twitter over knee injury

With the news yesterday that Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant would be out till mid-January with a knee injury, many NBA players decided to send him well-wished on Twitter. One of the notable players that decided to send him a personalized message was Miami Heat star LeBron James who posted the below tweet about a couple hours after the news was revealed: Yo @kobebryant #Mamba...
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December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Charles Barkley doesn’t join Inside the NBA drumline

Just when you thought that the antics of the Inside the NBA couldn’t get anymore zany, there was this classic moment during halftime of the Bulls/Thunder game. After coming back from a commercial break, Ernie Johnson/Kenny Smith/and Shaquille O’Neal decided to do use their pens to do a little drumline. As you might figure, the Chuckster wasn’t really that amused and didn...
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December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Andre Drummond gives his sister a car for her birthday

When you happen to have a big brother like Detroit Pistons big man Andre Drummond, you have to expect something nice for your birthday. Recently, Andre decided to give his sister Ariana, a very impressive gift for her 16th birthday. Check out the below video of Andre giving her the car and watch her reaction upon seeing it during the reveal: *** Drummond image courtesy of Getty Images
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December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

11-year-old California boy designs LeBron James newest Nike t-shirt

Thanks to the fine folks over at Nike, a 11-year-old boy’s t-shirt design for LeBron James is going to be seen all over this fair world. The contest was in honor of the launch of LeBron’s 11 shoes and Nike asked people to submit their own designs for a t-shirt that would accompany the product line. The winner ended up being 11-year-old Rahul from San Jose, California who depicted...
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December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Charles Barkley says “Leroy Jetson” during Inside the NBA halftime report

There are few people in today’s society like Charles Barkley and during last night’s halftime report during the Spurs/Warriors game, the Chuckster decided to give us another classic moment. While Ernie Johnson was talking about the Spurs system, Barkley decided to make a spaceship reference that eventually caused him to think about the classic cartoon series, “The Jetson...
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December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

OKC Thunder fan yells at Jimmy Butler about his santa hat

In terms of the best fans in the NBA today, you have to note that the Oklahoma City Thunder fans have some pretty rowdy ones. During tonight’s Bulls/Thunder affair, one Thunder fan got pretty boisterous while Chicago Bulls forward Jimmy Butler was at the free throw line. Listen very closely as the fan tries to distract Jimmy while shouting about his santa hat: *** Thunder fans...
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December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

D.J. Augustin collides with referee Eric Lewis during Thunder/Bulls

For those of you who think that the NBA isn’t a contact sport, you need to check out the below video from Thursday night’s Oklahoma City Thunder/Chicago Bulls game. With less than two minutes remaining in the second quarter, Reggie Jackson and D.J. Augustin both attempted to gain possession of a loose ball. Watch as Reggie bumps D.J. into the sideline arena near the Bulls bench...
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December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Marquis Teague looks sad after Jeremy Lamb fastbreak dunk

Things have been pretty rough for the Chicago Bulls since the Derrick Rose injury and if a Vine video could possibly define the Bulls current state of mind, it’s this clip from tonight’s Bulls/Thunder game. As Thunder guard Jeremy Lamb broke away from the Bulls defense for the nasty fastbreak dunk, Bulls guard Marquis Teague was trailing the play. After Lamb threw down the dunk...
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December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Charles Barkley on Kobe Bryant, “Lakers should shut him down for the season”

There are few people more opinionated about the NBA than Turner Sports analyst Charles Barkley and before the start of TNT’s Thursday night doubleheader, the Chuckster decided to speak his thoughts about Kobe Bryant. With the news that Kobe Bryant will be out till mid-January with an injured left knee, Barkley decided to say that it would be in the Lakers best interest to shut...
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December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant tweets “#BrokenNotBeaten” after injury news is revealed

Unless you were under a rock for the less five hours, Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant will be going back onto the Lakers injury list with a fractured left knee. After news of the injury hit the major media websites and other notable basketball blogs, Kobe decided to tweet out this response to his Twitter fans: #BrokenNotBeaten — Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) December 19, 2013 ...
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December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks players try to guess what British slang words mean

As previously noted on That NBA Lottery Pick, we love showing videos of in-game arena entertainment and recently, the fine folks over at the Atlanta Hawks produced another classic. In a segment called “British Balderdash”, Hawks players ranging from Al Horford to Kyle Korver were given a British slang term and were asked what it meant. So, if you want to know what “Wazzock”...
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December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Chandler Parsons is modeling Buffalo Jeans in new ad campaign

Just when you thought that Houston Rockets forward Chandler Parsons was just a pretty good basketball player, it turns out that he has entered the modeling world. Recently, model Ashley Sky posted a photo on her Twitter account of her and Chandler posing for a Buffalo Jeans advertisement and well, you check that out below: Check out my new @BuffaloJeans campaign w/ @ChandlerParsons...
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December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson visits shrine of Lakers memorabilia and enjoys himself

Think you are a huge Los Angeles Lakers fan? Well, I’m pretty sure that you don’t have anything on David Kohler of Laguna Nigel, California. Over the last decade or so, David has been collecting Lakers memorabilia and has created a shrine to the legendary NBA franchise with plenty of remarkable pieces. Recently for an episode of Planet Lakers on Time Warner SportsNet, Magic Johnson...
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December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Roy Hibbert videobombs ESPN’s NBA Countdown crew

As previously noted on That NBA Lottery Pick, we love a good videobomb and after the conclusion of last night’s fantastic finish between the Indiana Pacers and the Miami Heat, Roy Hibbert provided us with one. ESPN sent their “NBA Countdown” crew of Sage Steele, Avery Johnson, and Stephen A. Smith to Miami and Roy decided to videobomb one of their taped shots. Watch as Hibbert...
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December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Randy Wittman gets hit in the face with ball during Nets/Wizards

You know the old saying, “A picture is worth a thousand words”. Well, the below picture of Washington Wizards head coach Randy Wittman might speak more than that. The below photo was snapped by Jim McIsaac of Newsday Sports and shows Wittman getting hit in the face with a live ball. Don’t believe me, check out the tweet with the photo attached: Ouch. (Photo by Jim McIsaac)...
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December 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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