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Stephen Curry wears UNC sweatshirt after losing bet to Harrison Barnes

Recently, Golden State Warriors teammates Stephen Curry and Harrison Barnes made a bet on the North Carolina/Davidson men’s college basketball game. Barnes (who went to UNC) and Curry (who went to Davidson) wagered that the loser would wear an article of clothing from the opposing school and with Carolina’s 97-85 win, Curry was forced to wear a UNC sweatshirt: Poor Steph! *...
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December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

DeAndre Jordan puts his feet in his friend’s face in Vine video

Thanks to the crazy Insta-video world that we live in today, we can see some of our favorite NBA players do funny thing that we wouldn’t have seen years ago. Check out the below Vine video of Clippers center DeAndre Jordan trying to put his feet in his friend’s “Cujo’s” face and watching his friend squirm in annoyance: *** Jordan image courtesy of Getty Images
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December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Al Jefferson makes Joakim Noah/Kendrick Perkins locker room joke

In case you missed it last week, Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah and Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins got into a locker room confrontation that drew headlines and became the butt of the joke for Charlotte Bobcats big man Al Jefferson. Back on Saturday, Jefferson faced Utah for the first time since becoming a member of the Charlotte organization and decided to make a...
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December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

JaVale McGee shoots three pointers while wearing Google Glass

As has been previously noted on TNLP, we are huge fans of Denver Nuggets center JaVale McGee and earlier tonight, the Nuggets big man got his hands on Google Glass. Just as you might expect, JaVale decided to use the technology at the Nuggets practice facility by taking a couple of three pointers in POV style. So, grab some popcorn and enjoy life as Mr. McGee: *** McGee image courtesy...
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December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Blake Griffin throws down nasty one-handed dunk on Ricky Rubio

If you happen to be having a bad Sunday night, then you might be in the same boat as Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio who got in the way of a nasty Blake Griffin dunk. The play happened in the first quarter and watch as a Clippers fastbreak opportunity ended with Blake soaring for a monster dunk after pretending to throw a lob pass: Poor Ricky! *** Griffin fakes lob and...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Jonas Valanciunas videobombs NBA TV Canada live shot

We here at That NBA Lottery Pick love classic videobombs and before the start of tonight’s Toronto Raptors/Oklahoma City Thunder game, Jonas Valanciunas did an epic one. Watch as the fine folks over at NBA TV Canada were doing a live shot at Chesapeake Energy Arena and keep an eye on the background as Jonas make his appearance: *** Jonas image courtesy of Getty Images
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Paul George dishes behind-the-head assist to George Hill

Looking for the assist of Sunday night in the National Basketball Association? We here at That NBA Lottery Pick have it for you to view. The play happened in the third quarter of tonight’s Pacers/Celtics game as Indiana star Paul George caught an outlet pass from Lance Stephenson. Watch as George dishes the behind-the-head assist to George Hill: *** George image courtesy of Getty Images
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Dwyane Wade reveals the details of his proposal to Gabrielle Union

As previously noted on That NBA Lottery Pick, Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade finally proposed to his longtime girlfriend Gabrielle Union on Saturday. For those of you who want to know all of the specifics about how D-Wade proposed to one of the more popular actresses in film, Associated Press writer Tim Reynolds has the full scoop: The three boys that the Miami Heat guard is raising...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Nick Young gets powder blown in his face by Shawne Williams

Unless you had a keen eye during last night’s Lakers/Warriors affair, you most likely missed this classic moment on the Lakers bench between Shawne Williams and Nick Young. Williams got a bit of talcum powder on his hand and decided to blow it in the direction of Nick. Keep an eye on Nick’s reaction to the powder blow because it is pretty priceless: *** Nick Young image courtesy...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Lance Stephenson dishes behind-the-back assist to Luis Scola

We here at That NBA Lottery Pick love behind-the-back passes and during today’s Pacers/Celtics game, Indiana guard Lance Stephenson had a nice one. It happened in the second quarter of play as Stephenson drew two Boston defenders and found Scola for the wide-open jumper near the top-of-the-key: Nice dime, Lance! *** Stephenson image courtesy of Getty Images
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

LeBron James dunk on Ben McLemore gets Jim Ross call

We here at That NBA Lottery Pick knew it was only going to be a matter of time until the fine folks of the World Wide Interwebs would create a “Jim Ross” call video for LeBron James monster dunk on Ben McLemore from Friday night. So, let us not waste anytime and below is the video of LeBron throwing down the monster smash and WWE announcer Jim Ross on the call: *** LeBron James...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Courtney Lee gives Celtics teammates XBOX 1′s for Christmas

Since we are only a few days away from Christmas, it seems that Boston Celtics star Courtney Lee decided to give his teammates a special present. According to Chris Forsburg of ESPN Boston, Lee decided to gift everyone on the Celtics roster with an XBOX 1: Each Celtics player had an Xbox One with a ribbon stuck to it at their locker on Saturday morning. Courtney Lee, an avid gamer...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Blake Griffin shows off amazing handles against Nuggets

Most of the time when Blake Griffin makes an appearance on the website, it’s because of an amazing slam dunk but this time around, it’s for a dribbling effort against the Denver Nuggets. During yesterday’s Nuggets/Clippers affair, watch as Blake shows off his incredible handles which includes a couple of behind-the-back moves and an impressive spin: *** Griffin image courtesy...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Darren Collison hits off-balance buzzer beater against Nuggets

As previously noted on That NBA Lottery Pick, we are huge fans of buzzer beaters and during tonight’s Clippers/Nuggets game, Los Angeles guard Darren Collison made an impressive one. With less than three seconds to play, Collison stole a Denver inbounds pass and threw up an off-balance shot that someone found the bottom of the net: Pretty magical, huh? *** Darren Collison image...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Andre Drummond catches Greg Smith shot in mid-air

There are few big man in the NBA like Pistons big man Andre Drummond and during tonight’s Pistons/Rockets affair, he did something I haven’t seen in awhile. The play happened in the first quarter as Houston Rockets forward Greg Smith was attempting to post-up hook shot. Watch as Andre picks the ball out of the air: *** Andre Drummond image courtesy of Getty Images
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December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Michael Carter-Williams posterizes Giannis Antetokounmpo with nasty dunk

Looking for the poster dunk of Saturday night’s NBA action? We here at That NBA Lottery Pick have it! It happened in the Milwaukee Bucks game against the Philadelphia 76ers as rookie Michael Carter-Williams decided to rise up and dunk on fellow rookie, Giannis Antetokounmpo: Nasty dunk, MCW! *** Michael Carter-Williams image courtesy of Getty Images
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December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

The Charlotte Hornets new logos are finally revealed

In case you missed it yesterday, the Charlotte Bobcats unveiled the brand-new logos for the name change back to the Charlotte Hornets in the 2014-15 season. Below are just a few images from the Twitterverse of the main logo and alternate ones and well, they are pretty fierce if you ask me!: Introducing the new #CharlotteHornets brand identity! WELCOME HOME, HUGO! #BuzzCity #PurpleAndTeal...
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December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Dwyane Wade gives green championship jackets to Heat teammates

After the news that Dwyane Wade got engaged to Gabrielle Union, it appears that D-Wade was in a giving mood as he decided to give his Heat teammates, a special gift. Check out the below photo from LeBron James Instagram page which shows the special “championship green jackets” (an homage to the PGA golf tournament, The Masters) that D-Wade decided to give his Heat teammates from...
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December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Dwyane Wade announces engagement to Gabrielle Union on Instagram

Over the last couple of years, Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade has been romantically involved with actress Gabrielle Union and only a few short moments ago, the news of their engagement hit the Interwebs. Check out the below photo that Dwyane Wade posted to his Instagram account of Union’s hand with a huge ring on it: Congrats to Three and Gabrielle on their pending nuptials! ***...
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December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Enes Kanter leaves hilarious note for Al Jefferson

With the Utah Jazz facing the Charlotte Bobcats tonight at Time Warner Cable Arena, it will be the first meeting between Bobcats forward Al Jefferson and his former squad. Former teammate Enes Kanter decided to have a bit of fun with Jefferson by leaving him note at his locker in the Bobcats dressing room: Enes Kanter left this note for Big Al. pic.twitter.com/LODnV28vqL — Aaron...
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December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Larry Bird on Danny Granger, “He doesn’t work hard enough in the offseason”

One of the things that you have to like about Indiana Pacers team president Larry Bird is that he doesn’t mince words and in a recent interview with the Indianapolis Star, he took time to talk about Danny Granger. While Bird says that Granger will not be traded by the Pacers anytime soon, he did decide to call into question his Granger’s work ethic: “He doesn’t work hard...
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December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

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
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