Since we are officially getting into the holiday spirit here at That NBA Lottery Pick, I figured a nice Christmas song would get you readers ready to spread good cheer to others.
One intrepid Chicago Bulls fan decided to help create a special tanking song for his favorite team and decided to do it in the style of Charlie Brown Christmas.
Below is the song called “Tanking Time Is...
As the San Antonio Spurs cruised to a victory last night against the Toronto Raptors, Manu Ginobili and Boris Diaw got caught in the act of rocking out to AC/DC on the Spurs bench.
Check out the below video clip which shows Manu and Boris mouthing the lines to the timeless, “You Shook Me All Night Long”:
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We all know that Turner Sports commentator Charles Barkley is a man that isn’t afraid to say what’s on his mind and recently, a radio interview with the Bay Area’s “95.7 The Game” saw him joke about the realm of basketball analytics.
Check out the quote where Barkley simply states that he’s not sure what the term means and that his basis for choosing NBA talent would...
Recently, the Denver Nuggets haven’t exactly been off to good offensive starts in the first quarter of their last five games and Nuggets head coach Brian Shaw figured that the team’s pre-game snacking habits were to blame. Thanks to Tom Schad of the Denver Post, we learned that Shaw has decided to remove pizza and nachos from the Nuggets locker room before games: Shaw has searched...
In case you didn’t know, rapper 2 Chainz was sitting courtside last night during the Oklahoma City Thunder/Atlanta Hawks game and decided to snap a candid photo of Thunder guard Russell Westbrook.
Check out Russell’s reaction to getting his picture taken by the popular rapper/recording artist:
Clearly, Russell reaction was in regards to 2 Chainz old rap name.
2 Chainz snaps...
After the Pacers came back from a big first half deficit to take out the Heat, Indiana’s Paul George got a unique opportunity to play a game of “HORSE” with a Grammy-award winning singer.
Justin Timberlake was in attendance at the Heat/Pacers game and after the action had ended on the court, JT and Paul decided to shoot around.
Check out the photos and video of their shoot...
For those of you wondering what Kobe Bryant’s first dunk would look like after his achilles surgery, you figured it out during last night’s Lakers/Suns game.
The slam came in the first quarter of action and below is video of the dunk in real-time and phantom slow motion:
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For those of you who didn’t get to tune into tonight’s Indiana Pacers/Miami Heat game, Dwyane Wade started after a two-game break and showed off some old-school levitation.
The monster dunk happened in the fourth quarter of play and watch as Wade goes baseline to rise up for the two-handed jam near two Pacers defenders:
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Let’s be real: Kyrie Irving is pretty darn good basketball handler and during tonight’s Knicks/Cavaliers affair, he turned Knicks guard Pablo Prigioni around with a nasty move. Watch as Kyrie sizes up Pablo and a series of crossovers leads to Pablo gets stuck behind a screen and Kyrie hitting a wide-open three pointer: *** Irving “Uncle Drew’s” schools Pablo Prigioni ...
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The play happened in the Toronto Raptors/San Antonio Spurs affair and watch as Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard appeared to have an easy lay-up.
That was until Amir Johnson decided to block Kawhi’s attempt with a nasty block:
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As previously noted on That NBA Lottery Pick, we love monster dunks and just a few moments ago, Timberwolves forward Corey Brewer unleashed one at the Palace of Auburn Hills.
The play happened in the first quarter against the Pistons and watch as Kevin Love gets the inbounds from Corey and gives it right back to him for the nasty jam:
Brewer’s Big Dunk [@CJ Zero]
As we have previously noted here on That NBA Lottery Pick, NBA camera guys have one of the best jobs in the Association but that doesn’t mean there aren’t hazards to be dealt with.
During last night’s Blazers/Jazz games, Utah’s Enes Kanter was trying to feed a pass into Richardson Jefferson but the ball ended up going out-of-bounds.
Kanter’s pass however did connect with...
Let’s face it folks: mothers are awesome!
Last week, Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant decided to do something nice for his mother by sending her a picture of him giving her a “kissy face”.
As you might figure, she sent one in return and KD thought that exchange was so uber-cute you guys….excuse me…I mean he posted the image to Instagram:
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As previously noted on That NBA Lottery Pick, we always keep our eyes open for NBA players busting out their rap skills on Instagram and the latest comes to us from Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade.
In a Instagram video directed at comedian Kevin Hart, D-Wade drops some bars with some classically funny lines:
Who knew that Dwyane Wade could spit hot fire?
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Let’s be honest, we can’t be wordsmiths all the time and recently, Philadelphia 76ers guard Evan Turner had a very interesting comment for 76ers beat writer Chris Vito of the Delaware County Daily Times.
Chris asked Evan how he put losses behind him and well, Evan tried to create an analogy that didn’t exactly make too much sense:
#Sixers' Evan Turner, on putting losses...
There are few people in the NBA that cause issues for Indiana Pacers star Paul George but recently after a loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder, he decided to single out one player.
Check out this quote from the Pacers team blog about George giving credit to Kevin Durant for being the toughest cover in the NBA today:
“It is,” he said. “It is a tougher matchup. I watch their games...
When you happen to be a big-time NBA star like Indiana Pacers guard Lance Stephenson, you get some pretty awesome perks in regards to your sneakers.
Recently, an image of his And 1 gameday sneakers hit the realm of Instagram and shows an image of Lance’s face on the tongue of the sneaker:
Stephenson has image of his face on sneakers [Beyond The Buzzer]
Stephenson image courtesy...
They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery and last week, Byron Scott and James Worthy of Time Warner Sportsnet decided to show off their impersonation skills in regards to one notable Los Angeles Laker.
During the Lakers/Blazers telecast, they decided to show off their best impersonation of Nick Young and his “Swaggy P” persona:
James Worthy and Byron Scott...
After Ray Allen left the Boston Celtics for the Heat, then-Celtics star Kevin Garnett noted that “he lost” Ray Allen’s number after he signed with Miami.
During Monday’s edition of Fox Sports 1′s “Crowd Goes Wild”, Celtics guard Rajon Rondo stopped by and got a chance to play the interesting interview game, “Out Of Left Field”.
The final question that came from...
There are few guards in today’s NBA that can leap like Washington Wizards guard John Wall and during tonight’s Wizards/Nuggets affair, he sent back a shot from Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried.
The play happened in the second quarter and watch as John leaps over two of his own men to swat the shot out of play:
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It came in the Golden State/Charlotte game as Warriors forward Harrison Barnes appeared to have an easy lay-up attempt with lesss than ten seconds remaining.
That was until Bobcats guard Gerald Henderson decided to deny him of his lay-up with a nasty swat:
Before the start of every Los Angeles Clippers game, the team’s warm-up period is something that much be watched due to the aerial antics of DeAndre Jordan and Blake Griffin.
Tonight, the Clip Show is in Philadelphia and during their lay-up line, DeAndre Jordan decided to put together an impressive 360 slam dunk that needs to be seen:
DeAndre Jordan throws down 360 dunk in...
We’ve posted some pretty funny jersey moments here on That NBA Lottery Pick over the years and the latest jersey issue happened to Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan in Philadelphia.
In the first quarter of action, Jordan lost the “Los Angeles” patch off the front of his jersey and had to switch jerseys soon afterwords.
Check out the below photo posted by ESPN NBA Twitter...
By now, I’m pretty sure that you’ve seen the Blake Griffin Gamefly commercial “Be Amazing” where he begins to fly off in a jetpack.
Well, the fine folks over at the gaming rental service has debuted a brand-new commercial which features Blake Griffin flying out of an old-school television.
Get your popcorn ready for this one:
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Back on Friday night, the Denver Nuggets took a train ride from Boston to Philadelphia and during their train excursion, Nate Robinson got a muscle cramp.
Thanks to the Instagram page of JaVale McGee, we have a video of JaVale helping out Robinson while he tried to work on the little kink:
Stay safe, Nate!
Robinson gets muscle cramp [Extra Mustard]
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