The Stupid, Funny Thing of the Night
You know the kids are getting pumped about this! Check out this hilarious, semi-serious promo for Dwight Howard’s action figure giveaway the Rockets are doing against the Bucks on January 18th.
Instagram of the Night
Anybody see Lakers’ Nick Young sorta throw a couple punches at some Suns last night? Well this meme clearly shows Young’s teammate and former Suns’ player Kendall Marshall as he keeps his distance from the action. Way to stick up for your man Kendall! Funnier still, Young actually liked this on Instagram.
YouTube of the Night
I’m sure you remember the filthy block Pacers’ Roy Hibbert had on Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony last year in the playoffs? Well, Melo clearly didn’t get enough of what Hibbert served him as he went for seconds only to be denied again in a near replica of the first. Think before you drive Melo, think before you drive.
On this date back in 1961, the Cincinnati Royals’ 22-year-old rookie sensation, Oscar Robertson, became the youngest player to receive All-Star MVP honors. Robertson scored 23 points and handed out 14 assists in a 153-131 victory for the West at Syracuse.
Stat Stuffers of the Night
Nets’ Joe Johnson: 29 points, 5 assists, 4 rebounds, 11-15 FG (6-8 from deep) in a 127-110 win over the Hawks in London.
Nets’ Andray Blatche: 20 points, 14 rebounds, 6 assists off the bench in a 127-110 win over the Hawks in London.
Thunder’s Kevin Durant: 36 points, 7 assists, 5 rebounds in 104-92 win over the Rockets.
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