Hoops + Hollywood
Denzel Washington, Halle Berry, Will Smith :: SGranitz/Getty Images
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The Basketball Jones recently asked several NBA players to reveal whom they'd want to play them in a movie and whom they want to play their love interest. Will Smith and Denzel Washington blew away the competition when it came to the first question; Halle Berry made a strong showing in the second question. Other things to take note: Suns forward Channing Frye came through with two notable answers, Mavericks guard Jason Terry might have gone into the TMI category and Magic center Marcin Gortat is ready to star in a porno.
BookmarkHere are a pair of service sites you should check out. The Twitter account @duringdalockout is keeping track of what NFL players, coaches and are doing during the lockout. Meanwhile, if you're not on Twitter or overwhelmed by the social media site but still want sports news, check out Quickish.com, which provides you with Twitter's best of the best. I guess I should remind any of you who are not following me to do so, too.
Legendary Pep TalkBefore North Carolina beat Washington yesterday, they had a surprise visit from Michael Jordan, who wasn't happy about several players sporting Kobe Bryant kicks instead of Air Jordans.
Lovely Lady Of The Day
Natalie Suliman :: Neil Mockford/Getty ImagesBritish model and soccer WAG Natalie Suliman gets today's LLOD honors. (Thanks to Brent Jones, of Hokes Bluff, Ala., for the tip.)
Key Part Of The Fantasy Sports ExperienceMany of you are getting ready for fantasy baseball drafts. If you still haven't decided on a team name, this generator can help you.
Product Of The DayJosh Chinn, of Bellevue, Wash., sent in this link to the Toepener, and simply wrote, "mind = blown." I'm not sure I'd go that far, but it's amazing that this gadget is not in every public bathroom in the world.
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Sports Video Of The DayWhat's more amazing: The way players kept hitting bomb after bomb at the end of this Unicaja Malaga and Real Madrid game, or the play-by-play announcer?
Talent Show Video Of The DaySome Illinois football players recently performed at a school charity event, Jock Jams, that raised more than $17,000. Props not only for that, but also providing us with this video, which really picks up with Maniac at the 2:10 mark. (Thanks to Thomas M. Lusk, of Tinley Park, Ill., for the link.)
Spring Break Video Of The DayCollege kids have all the fun.