Why Would You Guard The Best Player On The Planet?
LeBron James :: Issac Baldizon/Getty Images
LeBron James, who shot fire out of his back before tipoff last night, was given one-on-one coverage -- with no one (ROY HIBBERT!) clogging in the middle -- when he drove to the basket for a game-winning layup at the buzzer (what a call by Marv!) as the Heat beat the Pacers in Game 1 last night of the Eastern Conference Finals.
One More Pacers-Heat Note...
Presented without comment: Here is the Pacers' Paul George before last night's game.
At Least The Astros Deserve Props For Selling Delicious Snowcones
This is a hard-hitting news story, so I'm just going to give you the facts: An Astros vendor was busted for bringing snow cones into a bathroom stall and leaving them on the floor while he ... tended to his business on the toilet.
Lovely Lady Links Roundup
rina Shayk :: Mike Marsland/Getty Images
SI Swimsuit model Irina Shaykturned heads at the Cannes Film Festival yesterday. ... This is the first time model Devon Windsorhas been in Hot Clicks, but I'm sure it won't be the last. ... Ukrainian model Leanna Bartlettappears in the new issue ofRukus magazine.
The Orioles sported "Canadian Tuxedos" for their road trip to Toronto yesterday while the Angels wore some fancy fedoras on their flight to Kansas City (which was modeled wonderfully by C.J. Wilson's fiance, Lisalla Montenegro).On Memorial Day, Major League Baseball teams will wear authentic military digital camouflage design hats made by New Era. (The caps available are at neweracap.com, MLB.com and at clubhouse stores with proceeds going to the Welcome Back Veterans Fund.) Hot Clicks has a few to give away. Among the teams we have at our disposal: Dodgers, Angels, Giants, Rangers, White Sox, Cubs, Nationals, Braves, Phillies, Yankees, Mets, Red Sox and Orioles. Instead of running our normal contest, I'm going to randomly give hats throughout the day to readers who e-mail (you can fill out the form at the bottom of this page) me good links or funny stuff, so get to it. Also let me know which team's hat you'd like in your email.
Playing Dress Up
Giveaway Of The Day
UPDATE, 11:30 a.m. ET: OK, this was a bad idea on my part. I forgot how awesome you guys are and I literally can't keep up with the e-mails now. I gotta shut this giveaway down now (winners will be e-mailed before the end of the day), but I'll do my best to get more free stuff for you guys.Red Sox pitcher Koji Uehara is the most aggressive high-fiver in the majors, and especially amusing is the way he scared the crap out of teammate Shane Victorino at the seven-second mark.
Video Of The Day
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Water Slide Video Of The Day
These kids get an A+ for creativity.