The Funny, Stupid Thing of the Day
Talk show host Jimmy Kimmel brought on Pacers star Paul George last night to discuss everything from fashion to nicknames to being around Larry Bird to dealing with ticket requests when he returns to his hometown Los Angeles. The most interesting part has to be him growing up a Clippers fan in L.A. which really seems like a sad childhood for Paul.
Instagram of the Night
What are you doing James Jones? Turns out the HEAT forward is actually doing his best Sisqo impersonation during a charity karaoke event the HEAT did. While nobody probably needs to see James shirtless and in tights again, he clearly brought his best for the event.
Highlight of the Night
Rockets guard Jeremy Lin weaves in a nice no-look pass to his teammate Terrence Jones, who capitalizes with a sick two-handed slam. Nobody hears any Lin haters when he’s making sweet passes like that in Houston.
Tweet of the Night
Not fair, Kevin Durant.
— Atlanta Hawks (@ATLHawks) January 28, 2014
In what is a very simple, but extremely true tweet, the Atlanta Hawks Twitter handle tweeted what the majority of the league is feeling about the Thunder’s Kevin Durant right now. It’s just extra salt in the wound for Hawks’ fans as they watched Durant drop 41 points and the game-winning bucket last night. Somebody needs to arrest Durant at this point, he’s very much a killer.
YouTube of the Night
For those that don’t know, Australian guard Dante Exum officially signed with an agent today meaning he will be forego college and enter the 2014 NBA Draft. Expected to be a top-10 pick, many NBA GMs are already salivating over this talented, 6’6′ Aussie. If you haven’t checked out what the hype is about, enjoy this highlight mix of Exum putting the moves on the famed freshmen class playing in college while at the 2013 Portland Hoops Summit.
Stat Stuffers of the Night
Pelicans’ Anthony Davis: 30 points, 8 blocks, 7 rebounds in a 100-89 win over the Cavaliers.
Pelicans’ Eric Gordon: 20 points, 9 assists, 7 rebounds in a 100-89 win over the Cavaliers.
Rockets’ Dwight Howard: 23 points, 16 rebounds in a 97-90 win over the Spurs.