Washington Wizards v Miami Heat

Very cool time-lapse of artist drawing LeBron James


One of my best friends from college and a roommate for years after was an artist (an illustrator for movies who now teaches art). As a guy who struggles to draw stick figures, his ability to distractedly, casually doodle and make an interesting drawing amazed me. The process amazes. me.

Which is why I found this time-lapse of artist Heather Rooney drawing LeBron James fascinating. I’m always facinatited by artists at work.

Hat tip to Dan Devine at Ball Don’t Lie.

Chris Bosh with between-the-legs pass to cutting Dwyane Wade (VIDEO)

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Miami is going to be a lot of fun to watch this season (if they can stay healthy).

They’ve got athletic, active players who want to run, who move off the ball, and they have good passers. For example, watch Chris Bosh go between the legs to Dwyane Wade in the Heat’s preseason game Sunday.

Bosh had 14 points, and Wade had a dozen, but Charlotte won the exhibition.


Blake Griffin pre-game dunk knocks down shot clock

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The Clippers went north of the border to take on the Raptors in an exhibition game, but it was on the West Coast of Canada in one of the world’s prettiest cities — Vancouver. The two played at the Rogers Arena.

Where, they may want to upgrade the shot clocks behind the backboards. Watch over the shoulder of the Clippers announcers as Griffin dunks in warmups.

Notice that DeAndre Jordan loves this.

Nice to see Griffin dunking like his old self again. If you want another view, the NBA retweeted this.