Kevin Durant tells Greg Oden to keep his chin up, Ashley Resch and more in Monday’s P.M. Hot Clicks.
KD is Right
Greg Oden will always be famous for being the guy picked ahead of Kevin Durant, but KD says it’s “nonsense” to call him a bust.
Big, If True
Strap in for this one, it’s a doozy. Former NBA benchwarmer Brian Scalabrine was on the radio recently and said he heard that the Celtics were working on a trade for Klay Thompson. Juicy! A bunch of New England-based outlets jumped on the rumor. Scalabrine backtracked, though, and revealed that his source was a site that also claims the moon is about to kill us all. They had better finalize the trade before the apocalypse.
’Round and ’Round We Go
This Swiss hockey game took 23 shootout rounds to decide a winner. That’s 46 shooters!
For Making a Murderer Fans
A judge in Wisconsin has ruled that Brendan Dassey be released from prison.
Ashley Resch: P.M. Lovely Lady of the Day
Long Live the Mullet
Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy made a bet with his son over whether he’d shave his mullet. The mullet won.
A New Kind of Fraud
Apparently it’s possible to steal $15 million by hacking the FIFA video game.
Bring Bill’s Bike Back
I Watched This 100 Times
The Way He Bounces is the Worst
Odds & Ends
The winners of the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards are the best thing you’ll see today. ... The woods of Argentina have become so overrun with beavers that the government is killing them all. ... A simple email error crashed the servers of Britain’s healthcare system. ... A tiny European country owned Germany by pointing out they wear socks with their sandals. ... The Rams stink and Jeff Fisher is still refusing to bench Case Keenum.
Look at Him Jump!
Monday Night Football Pick 'Em Game
13 Years Ago Today
Today is the anniversary of what was supposed to be Jay-Z’s retirement album. So much for that. VICE also has a cool video talking with Just Blaze about producing for Jay.
30 Years Ago Today
It’s also the anniversary of the release of Hoosiers, which seems like a good time to revisit this interview with the script writer.
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