Friday May 8th, 2015

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LeBron Saves Cavs

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LeBron James capped off a weekend of NBA buzzer-beaters with one of his own, lifting Cleveland to a two-point victory over Chicago and tying the best-of-seven series at 2-2. This comes after Derrick Rose's game-winning three pointer on Friday and Paul Pierce's buzzer-beater on Saturday. Though LeBron's shot didn't come with internet memes like Rose's or an epic post-game quote like Pierce's, it did come with plenty of criticism directed at David Blatt after the Cavs coach. He tried to call a timeout the team didn't have then saw his last-second play call overruled by LeBron. Luckily for Blatt, the refs missed the timeout, the Cavs won and the internet went ballistic over LeBron's clutch shot, especially Odell Beckham Jr.

In other news, The Clippers took a 3-1 lead over the Rockets, who (much to the chagrin of James Harden) went all-in on the "Hack-a-Shaq" strategy (with the role of Shaq played by DeAndre Jordan) ... Matt Barnes really dislikes Dwight Howard. So does this Lakers fan. I'm guessing this play had something to do with it ... The Hawks started a petition to ban game-winning bank shots ... Kanye West performed All Day during a break in the Bulls-Cavs game. Later in the game, he spoke with Scottie Pippen and gave the internet world a funny GIF ... Derrick Rose's young son was the star of the postgame press conference ... Most importantly, the LeBron James kid is back!


Speaking of LeBron

Josett LaTrice, better known as the girl who's perfect booty made LeBron James quit his social media ban, is now considering dropping out of veterinary school to pursue a career in modeling. She considers LeBron liking her Instagram photo a "sign from God" that she should become a model. Also of note: The Perfect Booties Instagram account (which has 1.1 million followers) makes women pay to have their pictures uploaded. 


Derrick Coleman Gets His Degree

Derrick Coleman, 47, provided perhaps the best Mother's Day gift of anyone when he gave his mom a framed diploma from Syracuse. The former NBA star, known more for what he could have been than what he actually achieved on the court, had been taking online classes in secret. The video is just tremendous. In other "athletes going back to school" news, Panthers QB Cam Newton received his diploma from Auburn.


Lovely Lady of the Day

Natalie Pack is an American model who should be on your radar. She earns today's LLOD honors (click here for full-size gallery).


Ranking McDonald's Breakfast Items

Important info as McDonald's tests an all-day breakfast menu.


Spray Tan of the Weekend

UFC fighter Sam Alves puts his pale skin to good use.


Memorable Ads from the '70s

Just a tiny bit different than today's advertisements.


One Reason to Visit Hong Kong


Play Ball?


Definitely The Celebration.


Angry Pau


Bryce Harper Gets Chocolate Syrup'd


Odds & Ends

Teddy Bridgewater surprised a high schooler in Louisville by taking her to the prom ... Miguel Cabrera rocked pink Jordan VII cleats during Sunday's game ... Paul Pierce "I Called Game" t-shirts are now for sale ... NFL players were in the Mother's Day spirit ... Feel bad for Watts Dantzler, the undrafted rookie who was blocking Dante Fowler Jr. when the Jags first-round pick was injured and declared out for the season. Dantzler is a friend of Hot Clicks and a good dude. That is all ... Do not watch this if you're afraid of heights ... Boxer Canelo Alvarez checked on his opponent James Kirkland after knocking him out ​... Don Shula still hates the Patriots ... 15 words you need to eliminate from your vocabulary ... These are not your average beaches ... Researchers at Cornell University found that eating an apple before grocery shopping led people to buy 25% more fruits and vegetables than those who didn’t.


The Rare 4-5-4 Triple Play

The Pirates pulled off the first 4-5-4 triple play in MLB history against the Cardinals on Saturday.


Lacrosse Hidden Ball Trick

Hidden ball tricks are the best ball tricks.


Billy Joel Is 66

The singer-songwriter turned 66 on Saturday. Here are my favorite Billy Joel songs, Somewhere Along the Line and Vienna.


Wow!

I didn't think a supercut of Owen Wilson saying "Wow" would be this enjoyable, but here we are.

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