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Dallas Mavericks Anchorman parody is fantastic

You all have, no doubt, seen many Anchorman 2 ads over the last couple months with the recent December movie release. The Dallas Mavericks joined in by creating their own Anchorman parody. Watch Dirk Nowitzki, Monta Ellis, Vince Carter, and more Mavericks do their best impressions of the characters: Dirk should grow that mustache for real *** Mavericks Image Courtesy of Getty Images
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January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace responds to Twitter fan over father comment

As previously noted on That NBA Lottery Pick, we love New York Knicks forward Metta World Peace and only a few moments, he had another epic Twitter response. When one of his followers posted a tweet wanting Metta World Peace to be his father, Metta provided a classic answer: “@Kevin_KTK: I wish @MettaWorldPeace was my dad.” potentially i am what year were u born? — Metta...
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January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant takes first shots since knee fracture in Vine video

For those of you wondering how Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant is coming back from his knee fracture, it appears to be pretty well. Check out the below Vine video posted by Lakers reporter Mike Trudell of Kobe taking some jump shots at the Lakers practice facility and making a couple: Come back soon, Kobe! *** Kobe’s First Shots Since Injury [Complex] Kobe image courtesy of Getty Images
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January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Ben McLemore skies high for epic pregame slam dunk

In terms of this year’s rookie class, Sacramento Kings rookie Ben McLemore is in a class by himself. We’ve seen Ben throw down some pretty epic dunks this season but you might want to check out this pregame dunk before the start of the Kings/76ers game last night. Watch as Ben’s head nearly skies above the rim: *** McLemore image courtesy of Getty Images
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January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard does Dikembe Mutombo impression during interview

We all know that Dwight Howard is somewhat of a good impressionist and during a post-practice interview with the fine folks over at Comcast Sportsnet Houston, we know that he added another one to his growing collection. Check out Dwight busting out a pretty solid Dikembe Mutombo: Your browser does not support iframes. Clearly, Dwight’s best impression is still STAN VAN GUNDY: ...
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January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: 37-year-old Vince Carter does 360 pregame dunk

We already know that Dallas Mavericks forward Vince Carter is one of the best athletes that we have ever seen and at the advanced age of 37, he shows that he can still get up with the best of them. Check out the below mix video which shows of Vince’s vintage moves and throwing down a couple of impressive pregame dunk against the Washington Wizards. Watch as 37-year-old Vinsanity...
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Kevin Durant tries to get past CFL lineman Devin Tyler

We all know that Oklahoma City Thunder Kevin Durant can get past any defender in the NBA but could he get past an CFL lineman. Recently, Durant was hanging out with Devin Tyler of the CFL’s Saskatchewan Roughriders and challenged him to see if he could prevent him from getting to the “imaginary quarterback”. Let’s see if KD can do it: *** Kevin Durant image courtesy of Getty Images
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January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Joe Johnson hits game-winning jumper to beat Oklahoma City Thunder

After blowing yet another large lead against the Brooklyn Nets, it appeared that Oklahoma City Thunder were heading overtime as they tied the score at 93 after Serge Ibaka lay-up. However, there was still enough time for Brooklyn’s Joe Johnson to get his isolation on and hit the game-winning shot: Smooth Joe…Smooth *** Joe Johnson hits game-winner against Thunder [Frank Den...
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Manu Ginobili breaks JR Smith’s ankles

It’s been a rough night for New York Knick defense. First, Andrea Bargnani, now JR Smith. Watch as Manu Ginobili crosses over and breaks JR Smith’s ankles on a fastbreak in the 3rd of Spurs/Knicks: *** Ginobili breaks JR Smith’s ankles [@hardwoodparyoxsm] Ginobili Image Courtesy of Getty Images
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Andrea Bargnani runs around in circles on defense against Spurs

There are times when you just feel lost and earlier tonight, New York Knicks forward Andrea Bargnani got caught going in circles while trying to play defense against the New York Knicks. The moment happened in the second quarter and watch as Bargs does best to cover San Antonio’s offensive set: Oh Bargs! *** Andrea Bargnani image courtesy of Getty Images
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

LeBron James shoes leaves treadmarks on American Airlines Arena floor

Most of the time, treadmarks are seen during NASCAR races but this time around, we saw some shoe marks on the American Airlines Arena floor in Miami. In the third quarter of tonight’s Heat/Warriors affair, LeBron James was driving and apparently slipped in the process. Check out the below photo with the treadmarks on the floor: LeBron James slipped and his shoes/tires left skid...
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Dwyane Wade misses open fastbreak lay-up against Warriors

Dwyane Wade has always been known as a great finisher at the rim, but every player has there mess ups. That was the case in tonights game against the Warriors. Watch the veteran guard strong arm the easy hoop in the 3rd quarter of the game: *** Wade Missed layup [gifdsports] Wade Image Courtesy of Getty Images
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Kendrick Perkins feels left out over Instagram photo

Kendrick Perkins might not be a favorite in the Oklahoma City Thunder locker room. It seems that he was left out of a player outing the other night. Look at this comment he posted on a Hasheem Thabeet Instagram photo: (Image has some NFSW words) OH SHIIIIIIIIIIIIT HAAA RT @ShrillCosby: NAHHHHHHHH RT @Whaodie LMFAOOOOOOOOO pic.twitter.com/DQjHhFVAal — netw3rk (@netw3rk) January...
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Warriors fans drop rap song called ‘Protect Our Ground’

As previously noted on That NBA Lottery Pick, we are pretty huge fans of fan-made music videos and recently, the Golden State Warriors decided to create something called #DubSounds looking for original musical songs about the team. One of the first entries that the Warriors posted was a track by Marshall Payne and Lou Koo called “Protect Our Ground” and can be seen in the below...
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets and Miami Heat reveal their nickname jerseys

As previously noted on That NBA Lottery Pick, the Brooklyn Nets and the Miami Heat will be wearing special nickname jerseys for a January 10th regular season affair. Below are a couple images from Slam Magazine’s Twitter feed of some of the Heat and Nets nickname jerseys including LeBron James, Andrei Kirilenko, and Ray Allen: The @BrooklynNets will be rocking these @adidasHoops...
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kevin Durant blocks his niece's shot

Even when Kevin Durant is playing a simple game of basketball against one of his niece’s, it’s clear that he isn’t going to let that stop him from being competitive. Check out the below Instagram video which shows KD’s niece driving to the basket and while she attempts to fake him out, he gets the swat: KD shows no mercy! *** Durant image courtesy of Getty Images
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Roy Hibbert got a flat tire after Raptors loss

So far, 2014 hasn’t been kind to Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert. After the Indiana Pacers fell to the Toronto Raptors yesterday, Hibbert had an automobile malfunction thanks to a tire issue. Check out the below Instagram photo of his blown tire: Hopefully, 2014 will get better for Roy. *** Hibbert image courtesy of Getty Images
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Clippers teammates mess with Jared Dudley during postgame interview

After the Clippers cruised to a 112-85 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats, the fine folks over Prime Ticket decided to talk with Jared Dudley after the victory. Even before the interview started, a couple of Clippers players decided to mess with Jared by grabbing at his headband. Watch as Ryan Hollins, DeAndre Jordan, and Byron Mullens help their teammate adjust his headgear: *...
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Cody Zeller comes up short on dunk attempt against Clippers

As previously noted here on That NBA Lottery Pick, we love when NBA players miss dunks and during last night’s Clippers/Bobcats affair, we had an epic one. In the second quarter of play, Zeller got the ball on a transition opportunity after a nice pass from teammate Kemba Walker. Watch as he tries to throw down the one-handed jam but gets denied by the rim: *** Zeller image courtesy...
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Dwyane Wade celebrates New Years while wearing a tiny hat

Unless you were Gabrielle Union, you probably didn’t get the chance to celebrate New Years Eve with Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade. Recently, Wade decided to show off an image of Union and him celebrating the New Year and well, let’s just say that D-Wade hat game needs to get full grown: Dwyane Wade in a tiny hat, nuff said… *** Wade image courtesy of Getty Images
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January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace wishes ‘Happy Valentines Day’ on Twitter

Hopefully, all of you are enjoying the first day of 2014 and it appears that New York Knicks forward Metta World Peace might have enjoyed his a little too much. Only a few moments ago, Metta sent out this tweet wishing the Twitterverse, a “Happy Valentine’s Day”: Happy Valentines Day. — Metta World Peace (@MettaWorldPeace) January 2, 2014 As you might figure, Metta quickly...
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John Wall owns spiked Louboutins shoes

For those of you that think that you have shoe game, you have nothing on Washington Wizards guard John Wall who owns a pair of spiked kicks. Check out these $1,200 spiked black Louboutin shoes found by Washington Post writer Michael Lee: John Wall's Red Bottom Louboutins. They run about $1200 & have spikes. JW said don't try him in the club with these pic.twitter.com...
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January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Vince Carter thinks John Wall’s trash talk is amusing

There are times when trash talking in the NBA can be an affective way to get into an opponent’s head but there are times when trash talk doesn’t work. During tonight’s Wizards/Mavericks game, Washington star John Wall made a simple lay-up and decided to talk trash to Mavericks forward Vince Carter. Watch Vince’s expression after Wall walks past him: *** Vince Carter amused...
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January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Greedy Fan Steals Kyle Lowry’s Sneakers from Raptors Fan

It’s a dog eat dog world out there when trying to acquire NBA memorabilia. Watch the clip from Tuesday night’s Toronto Raptors vs. Chicago Bulls game as Kyle Lowry tries to throw his shoes to a Raptors fan wearing an Amir Johnson jersey. But some Bulls fan decides to intercept them: *** Lowry image courtesy of Getty Images
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Cody Zeller has never had a New Year’s kiss

Hopefully all of you out there enjoyed your New Year’s Eve and got that special someone to give you that midnight kiss as we entered 2014. Sadly for Bobcats rookie Cody Zeller, he was not as fortunate in getting that midnight kiss. Check out this tweet that he posted to his account just before the clock hit twelve: Happy New Years!!!! I'm now 0-21 on that whole "midnight...
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January 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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