Ball Don't Lie - NBA

As you might recall, a new NBA rule this season says that players on the bench must be sitting during the game as to not obstruct the views of rich, short people behind them. This, of course, killed the common team ritual of reserves standing before their respective team's first basket is made — always a big fan favorite. Or at least it was. Thursday night, during the Lakers-Nuggets preseason game, LA's bench introduced a new Stern-friendly "first basket" ritual straight from the movie "Major League". Check it:

Yes, Josh Powell(notes) needs more practice. Give him time.

Cheers, Hoopsnotes / Oh Me Oh My, The Jello's Jigglin'

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