Hot Clicks: Alice Greczyn; Dwight Howard gets baptized
Howard Gets Dunked
Dwight Howard :: Walter Iooss/SI
Jimmy was not feeling very good today and asked me to pinch hit for this afternoon's Hot Clicks. The NBA season begins tomorrow and Dwight Howard spent his last free weekend partying relaxinggetting baptized. Speaking of the NBA, here are a few predictions from SI's crack NBA staff.
Jamie Dixon = Hero
Props to Pitt basketball coach Jamie Dixon who helped some trapped passengers escape from their car Saturday night after an accident on I-279 in Pennsylvania.
The Oklahoma State hoops squad unveiled their new locker room -- and it belongs on MTV Cribs. I guess you can't blame them for upgrading (look at the pitiful list of NBA players the school has produced.) I don't want to get too down on Oklahoma State, though, as the school was once home to Barry Sanders (and his fan club).
Vault Photo of the Day
When I'm not filling in for Jimmy on Hot Clicks, I run the SI Vault and like to post funny and/or embarrassing photos of pro athletes to my Twitter feed. Today I found this gem of Rockets center Yao Minglooking about 14-feet tall as he runs past a group of female joggers.
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