The Real Star of the NBA Draft Lottery


» “[TUSEDAY] NIGHT WAS VERY TOUCHING and cute to have Nick Gilbert, who suffers from Neurofibromatosis, there to represent the team. It almost made you forget that his father, Dan Gilbert, is such a jerk. Either way, it was a very fun, nice scene for the 14-year-old.”
UnathleticMag.com enjoyed watching the NBA Draft Lottery, in which the Cleveland Cavaliers owner sent his son to represent the team.

»”RICK SANTORUM TELLING MY FATHER [he] doesn’t know about torture is like Carrot Top telling Lebron James he doesn’t know about basketball.”
Meghan McCain, daughter of Arizona Sen. John McCain, reacts on Twitter to comments the ex-Pennsylvania senator made on a radio show Tuesday. Santorum said John McCain “doesn’t understand how enhanced interrogation works.”

» “IT’S BEEN A FEW YEARS since Will Ferrell‘s last sports-themed comedy, so he’s got to be due for another one, right? Well, whether you want it or not.”
FilmJunk.com reacts to news that Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg will be teaming up to make a movie called “Turkey Bowl,” in which they play football-obsessed guys whose towns come together for an annual Thanksgiving game.

» “IT’S AMAZING WHAT A DIFFERENCE a year makes. Chris Brown, who was once not invited to attend the BET Awards, walks away with six nominations this year.”
GlobalGrind.com figures the artist’s career has officially turned around since his domestic violence arrest in 2009.

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Clinton Yates is a D.C. native and an online columnist. When he's not covering the city, pop culture or listening to music, he watches sports. A lot of them.
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