Thursday May 21st, 2015

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James Harden Beats Up Curtain

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The Warriors squeezed out a one-point victory over the Rockets when James Harden couldn't get a shot off in the final possession. Stephen Curry scored 33 points, had six assists and one memorable bench celebration (though his best shot of the night didn't count for anything). Meanwhile Harden, who ignored an open teammate streaking to the hoop on the final play, took out his postgame frustration on a curtain and hurled a random F-bomb. 

The Rock Says ... You're Getting Married

Dwayne (The Rock) Johnson is on a big PR tour for San Andreas, but still found time to surprise his pal Nick Mundy of Screen Junkies by planning and officiating Mundy's wedding. Unfortunately, he did not serenade him with an Elvis song.

NBA Playoff Portraits

 Artist Ryan T. Simpson was so inspired by this year's playoffs, he decided to create portraits of some of the players involved. My favorite, however, is this image of Spurs coach Gregg Popovich.

Portrait by Ryan T. Simpson

Lovely Lady of the Day

Hot Clicks pal Juliana Proven has really stepped up her Instagram game over the past few weeks. She earns today's LLOD honors (click here for full-size gallery).

45 Early Babe Ruth Photos

The Library of Congress opened its photo vault and unleashed these great Babe Ruth pics.

This Was Inevitable

The Women's Sports Foundation launched a petition for the WNBA Board of Governors to deny Isiah Thomas as the new president of the New York Liberty.

Great Moments in Sand Sculptures

These are part of the ‘Friends, Foes & Super Heroes’ art display in Frankston, Australia.

In Case You're Wondering...

RGIII is a Dad

That Time Madison Bumgarner Smacked a Homer off Clayton Kershaw

Odds & Ends

Brewers pitcher Will Smith was ejected for having a substance on his arm. Uncle Phil would not be pleased ... Is Joe Flacco an elite quarterback? Decide for yourself ... Ciara and Russell Wilson are still an item ... Top NBA draft prospect D'Angelo Russell has been liking Instagram photos of himself in Sixers and Lakers uniforms ... Aaron Hernandez is out of money ... God Shammgod finally earned his degree from Providence ... The Dodgers were swept by the Giants and scored zero runs over the three games ... Adult film stars are funny on Twitter ... Five insane works of art made by celebrities ... A few things you may not know about Peter Dinklage.

Cops Can Ball

Good to see a positive interaction between NYPD and some ballers in the Bronx. (H/T Black Sports Online)

Triple Play of the Day

Bel Air High School in Maryland pulls off the rare 5-3-6 triple play. (H/T Yahoo)

Evolution of the Bikini

Playboy Playmate Amanda Cerny shows off the many changes in bikini fashion.


The Curtain

I love a Hot Clicks that goes full circle. I started with a story about a curtain and will end with a song of the same name. 

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