Metta World Peace poses for a photo during NBA media day for the Los Angeles Lakers basketball team in Los Angeles

Video: Metta World Peace in a cell phone/watch advertisement


“I can check the weather while I play basketball.”

Does anyone doubt Metta World Peace would actually do this? And if he did that it would be the greatest NBA highlight ever?

Above is Metta World Peace advertising the cell phone/watch you can buy at As someone who hates to wear a watch, ever, I’m the wrong person to comment on the product, but if it has the MWP stamp of approval…

Hat tip to Hoopshype for finding this.

Anthony Bennett moves around, dunks on Lakers’ Upshaw (VIDEO)

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If you believe there is a difference between being dunked on and being dunked around, this definitely falls in the latter category.

Still, it’s an impressive move by Toronto’s Anthony Bennett to make the move and dunk around Lakers’ big man Robert Upshaw during the Raptors’ 105-97 preseason win over the Lakers Thursday night.

Bennett only had four points, but Kyle Lowry had another impressive preseason outing with 25. He has looked sharp. Julius Randle had 17 for the Lakers on 7-of-10 shooting.

Report: Cavs sign Dionte Christmas

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The Cavs are shorthanded in the backcourt right now, with Kyrie Irving still out and Iman Shumpert sidelined for up to three months. Yahoo’s Marc Spears reports that they’re bringing in former Temple guard Dionte Christmas, who played for the Suns in 2013-14:

In 31 games for the Suns two seasons ago, Christmas averaged 2.3 points and 1.2 rebounds in 6.4 minutes per game. He probably won’t get very many minutes if he makes the Cavs’ final roster, but there’s a chance they’ll keep him around on a non-guaranteed deal until Irving and Shumpert are healthy, just to have another body in the backcourt.