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WATCH: Greg Monroe posterizes John Wall with one-handed dunk

It’s pretty early to call the “dunk of the night” for Monday night’s NBA games but we might have it here, thanks to Detroit Pistons big man Greg Monroe. Watch as Greg decided to put Washington Wizards star John Wall on a poster with a nasty one-handed stuff at the Palace of Auburn Hills: *** Monroe image courtesy of Getty Images
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December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Rick Carlisle thinks Gregg Popovich is ‘the best coach ever’

Over the history of the NBA, there have been plenty of great head coaches and one of them has to be current San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich. Recently, Dallas Mavericks head man Rick Carlisle decided to say that Gregg was arguably “the best coach ever” according to the Dallas Morning-News: “The league is one challenge after another after another. Pop has become a...
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December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant tells Rockets bench that James Harden can’t stop him

Back on Sunday, the Oklahoma City Thunder cruised to an easy victory over the Houston Rockets and during play, Thunder star Kevin Durant let the Rockets know that one of his former teammates couldn’t stop him. Thanks to the fine folks over at the Houston Chronicle for detailing this verbal note that Durant fired at the Rockets bench: Isolated on his old friend James Harden, Oklahoma...
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December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith posts Instagram photo after brother is cut by Knicks

Earlier today, the New York Knicks cut reserve Chris Smith to add a roster spot for Jeremy Tyler. Under normal circumstances, this wouldn’t draw much ire except for the fact that Chris is J.R. Smith’s younger brother. After hearing the news, J.R. posted this image on Instagram: That’s the sad part about betrayal, huh? *** Smith image courtesy of Getty Images
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December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Michael Jordan soars in epic 10-minute YouTube highlight reel

Since we love tracking down classic YouTube mixes here on That NBA Lottery Pick, I figured that you fans of Michael Jordan would like something to pass the time with. Check out the below epic Michael Jordan YouTube clip which features over ten minutes of highlights from his Bulls career and well, the title “Epic Fury” explains it all: *** Jordan image courtesy of Getty Images
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December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Victor Oladipo swats Shelvin Mack lay-up with chasedown block

Looking for the block of the night from Sunday’s NBA games? We have it for you here at That NBA Lottery Pick. It happened during last night’s Orlando Magic/Atlanta Hawks as it appeared that Atlanta’s Shelvin Mack had an easy lay-up nearing the end of the second quarter. That was until Victor Oladipo decided to chasedown Mack and swat the ball into the stands at the Amway Center...
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December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Evan Turner apologizes to Lakers bench for last-second dunk

It’s not often that we see an NBA player apologize for throwing down a nasty dunk but that’s exactly what Philadelphia 76ers player Evan Turner did last night. In the waning second of the Lakers/76ers game at Staples Center, Turner had a breakaway opportunity to close out the game and threw down an impressive stuff. After Turner finishes the play, he can be seen apologizing to...
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December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant powers home nasty slam dunk on James Harden

Looking for the slam dunk of Sunday night’s NBA games? Then, you came to the right place! It came courtesy of Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant in the second quarter against the Houston Rockets and watch as KD soars for the one-handed jam that he throws down on former teammate James Harden: *** Durant image courtesy of Getty Images
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December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Kyrie Irving takes Andrew Bogut elbow to the head

Let’s be honest folks, taking an elbow to the head is going to hurt regardless of who delivers the blow and during tonight’s Cavaliers/Warriors game, Kyrie Irving felt the pain. The incident happened in the third quarter as Kyrie went to double team the Warriors big man. Watch as Andrew tries to pass out to an open man and accidentally hits Kyrie right in the noggin: *** Kyrie...
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December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan slam between-the-legs pregame dunks

There are few teams in the NBA that slam the ball down like the Los Angeles Clippers and even their pregame dunk fests are worth a couple watches. Before Friday’s game against the Utah Jazz, DeAndre Jordan and Blake Griffin showed off their aerial exploits in the lay-up line. Check out Blake’s and DeAndre’s offering with two nasty between-the-legs jams: *** Jordan/Griffin...
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December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

LeBron James meets Julia Louis-Dreyfus and takes photo with her

Back in the 1990′s, there used to be this show called “Seinfeld” (which was apparently, a show about nothing) and the female lead of the show was actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Yesterday, Miami Heat star LeBron James got the chance to meet Julia (who currently stars on the HBO show Veep) and decided to take a relatively tame Instagram photo with her: Aww, that’s so cute!...
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December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

‘The Legacy of Michael Jordan’ YouTube mini movie is impressive

As previously noted on That NBA Lottery Pick, we do our best to track down awesome YouTube clips for you to view and this Michael Jordan mini movie is pretty darn impressive. YouTube user Albrto Entertainment uploaded this hour and a half clip and if you have some time to kill today, you need to watch this clip: *** Jordan image courtesy of Getty Images
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December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Larry Bird’s best assists of his career in YouTube mix

Looking for something to get you through today? We here at That NBA Lottery Pick have scoured the World Wide YouTube to find relevant NBA clips for you to view. This time around we tracked down a clip of the best assists of the career of Boston Celtics legend Larry Bird and check out some of the best dimes of his career: *** Larry Bird image courtesy of Getty Images
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December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard has hilarious reaction to reporter’s badly-phrased question

As you might figure, NBA players have plenty of questions asked to them by members of the media after games and well, there are times when the questions are poorly-phrased or down-right funny. After the Rockets win over the New Orleans Pelicans tonight, Rockets center Dwight Howard was asked by a CSN Houston reporter regarding the team “riding him” during the game. Check out...
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December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: Chris Bosh hits game-winning 3-pointer against Blazers

The best finish from Saturday night’s NBA games came in the waning seconds of the Portland Trail Blazers/Miami Heat game as Miami Heat star Chris Bosh played hero. With less than six seconds to play, Miami trailed by two points and Dwyane Wade drove to the basket but was covered by two Portland defenders. Watch as Wade kicks the ball out to Bosh who hits the game-winner with 0...
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December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Dwyane Wade throws down explosive dunk at end of Blazers/Heat

With no LeBron James tonight in Portland, the Miami Heat had to turn to guard Dwyane Wade to pick up some of the scoring slack and nearing the end of the game, D-Wade took flight to tie the score. Watch as Wade silences the Moda Center crowd with the explosive one-handed slam dunk: *** Wade throws down explosive dunk [GIFD Sports] Wade image courtesy of Getty Images
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December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Kris Humphries almost shoots at his own basket

We’ve all been a little bit of dazed and confused at times but earlier today, Boston Celtics forward Kris Humphries nearly blundered into shooting at his own hoop. The play happened in the first quarter of the Celtics game with the Cavaliers as a jump ball won by Boston’s Avery Bradley was tipped in the direction of Humphries who caught it. Watch as Humphries for a split second...
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December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers have an Andrew Bynum Fathead giveaway tomorrow

With the news today that Cleveland Cavaliers center Andrew Bynum has been suspended from the team indefinitely, it appears that Bynum’s career in Cleveland has come to an end. Tomorrow, the Cavaliers face the Golden State Warriors at Quicken Loans Arena and well, they had planned to giveaway some Andrew Bynum Fatheads: Post by Cleveland Cavaliers. And, I have feeling that...
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December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Tristan Thompson leaps into female Celtics fans sitting courtside

As previously noted on That NBA Lottery Pick, if you happen to sit close at an NBA game, you have to keep your head on a swivel since players could be coming your direction. During today’s Cavaliers/Celtics affair in Boston, Cavaliers forward Tristan Thompson was trying to save a ball from going out-of-bounds and had to leap into the courtside seats to do so. Keep an eye on the...
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December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

LeBron James old Hummer H2 is now being auctioned on eBay

If you happen to be in the market for an old Hummer H2 and have some extra spending cash, you might as well head over to the auction site eBay and pick up LeBron James old one. Back in 2003, when LeBron acquired the sports-utility vehicle and the car has been in James possession for the last seven/eight years before being sold. Below is a short description from the auction itself...
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December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Underwear inspired by Birdman's tattoos

Want to live your life like Miami Heat center Chris “Birdman” Andersen? Well, I’m not sure how your going to get his lavish NBA lifestyle but you can wear some “Birdman”-inspired underwear that Andersen has recently endorsed. The underwear company “PSD” used images of Birdman’s tattoos for the brand-new line of undergarments that will soon be available to the public...
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December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Mario Chalmers knocks over DeMarcus Cousins with flagrant foul

Nearing the end of tonight’s Sacramento Kings/Miami Heat affair, Kings big man DeMarcus Cousins was trying to get position for a rebound on a shot by teammate Isaiah Thomas. As Cousins went to set his feet, DeMarcus was knocked off balance by Heat guard Mario Chalmers ran into him and sent him flying to the ground. Referees calling the game quickly intervened and assessed a flagrant...
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December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: Chalmers throws no-look pass to LeBron for windmill slam

With the Miami Heat in Sacramento tonight, we kinda knew here at That NBA Lottery Pick that there was going to be at least one insane pass. In the first quarter of play, watch as Miami’s Mario Chalmers throws an over-the-head pass to LeBron James who finished with an amazing one-handed jam: Just wow… *** Chalmers finds LeBron with over-the-head pass [GifD Sports] Chalmers image...
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December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Times reader wants Derek Fisher to be player/head coach for Lakers

It’s been awhile since I’ve read a “Letters to the Editors” section of a newspaper but maybe I should start to as one Los Angeles Times reader has some pretty good ideas for fixing the Lakers. Check out the below tweet from Andrew Ungvari which shows the excerpt where the fan suggests that Derek Fisher should be a player coach for the team: You can always count on the LA...
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December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets to give away Jeremy Lin lego-style keychains

If you happen to be attending the Houston Rockets home game on Saturday at the Toyota Center, you might have the chance to score an awesome Jeremy Lin keychain. The first 5,000 people through the door will get the Lin inspired keyholder which can be seen in the below tweet: Houston Rockets to give away Jeremy Lin Keychains during Saturday's game against Pelicans pic.twitter.com...
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December 27, 2013  |  Discuss
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