Monday's A.M. Hot Clicks
Jimmy chose to shut himself in his apartment to avoid getting pranked, so I'm filling in for today's Hot Clicks posts. I'm Chris Sesno. I do a random collection of things here at SI.com. If you're interested in tweets about D.C. sports and other oddball goodies, you can follow on me on Twitter.
On Sunday, Louisville guard Kevin Ware suffered a compound leg fracture and it's definitely one of the most gruesome injuries I've ever seen. Louisville players couldn't look, and Twitter blew up with support and horror. I'm going to link out to the video, but please be advised this is a very graphic video and I suggest you seriously consider whether you really want to watch before clicking.
What was amazing was the remarkable strength Ware showed through it all. Teammate Chane Behanan said that as Ware was lying on the ground, he was saying, "Don’t worry about me. I’m good. Play for me. Win it. Let’s go." His team did just that, and when Ware woke up from successful surgery, he was greeted with the Midwest Regional trophy.
NFL Defensive Player of the Year J.J. Watt threw out the first pitch at the Astros game on Friday. Before the game, he took some batting practice and blasted five homers.
Cavs rookie Dion Waiters was not pleased with what he found in his Escalade.
Actress Emmy Rossum was at the Knicks-Celtics game last night and is an underrated lovely lady. ... You can vote on the hottest female characters from HBO's Game of Thrones. ... Hayden Panettiere, who's rumored to be engaged to heavyweight boxer Wladimir Klitschko, rocked a bikini and new finger accessory on Easter Sunday.
Bulls forward Carlos Boozer celebrated a basket with a fist pump right to the referee's groin. ... Some Washington Nationals had an Easter gathering and an unidentified player dressed up in a bunny suit. ... Golfer Andreas Harto stripped down to his undies to play a shot from the water. ... Pistons rookie Andre Drummond airballed two consecutive free throws, which perhaps shouldn't be that surprising given he's shooting 36 percent from the line this season.
The folks at SI Swimsuit passed along an opportunity to be a body painting assistant for the 2014 issue. If nothing else, the body painting video montage is worth a watch.
Performing magic tricks isn't always the coolest thing, but this magician has figured out a way to leverage that into getting girls to kiss him.
Somebody get this guy an announcing gig. [youtube="http://youtu.be/gYvw68IneV4"]