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Posted: Tuesday June 12, 2012 5:38PM ; Updated: Tuesday June 12, 2012 6:16PM
By Jimmy Traina
Final Preparations
James Harden fan :: Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images


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We gave you some odds and prop bets for the NBA Finals in today's A.M. Hot Clicks. Here are a few more Finals links: Unless you're from Miami or Seattle, you'll want to print out your very own James Harden beard for this series. Obviously, this guy (who has a massive Harden tattoo on his leg) will love that last link. So will Lil Wayne, who seems to have made peace with the Thunder after a recent snub. Lastly, if you want to sound like an expert tomorrow and break down Game 1 for your friends and co-workers, SportsPickle.com has provided you with the Official NBA Analyst/Expert Game Worksheet.
This Is Just Funny
Yesterday's A.M. Hot Clicks covered the various videos people made of the Heat's dance party after Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals. With Leather has added to the fun by making several additional videos, using Lou Bega's Mambo No. 5, Hanson's Mmmbop, Aqua's Barbie Girl and Kris Kross' Jump, among other classic tunes.
Bizarre/Gross Injury Of The Day
Warning: Click this link at your own risk.
Lovely Lady Of The Day
Jena Sims :: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images
Jena Sims is an actress who is set to star in ... wait for it ... Attack of the 50 Foot Cheerleader. She's also today's LLOD.
Random Links
Here's a solid spoof that combines a classic missed dunk, the "good job, good effort" kid and the NBA's "Where Amazing Happens" campaign. ... Here's the Ultimate Runway Model Fails Compilation video. ... Here is a group of Kenyan kids recreating the famous "ball gets by Buckner" moment from the 1986 World Series.
Sports Video Of The Day
Kyle Wedmark, of Arlington, Va., says, "Jimmy, at a kickball tournament over the weekend, this play happened in overtime of the first round of single-elimination playoffs (fast forward to :40). Watching this live, I have no idea how the referee called this correctly in real time. You can see he's barely safe in slow motion. This team went on to win the whole tournament, but this play was the highlight of the day."

Vending Machine Video Of The Day
After seeing the pizza vending machine in today's A.M. Hot Clicks, Brian of Olathe, Kan., alerted us to the "Rugbeer Machine" from Argentina. The beer won't come out until you tackle the vending machine.

Call Me Maybe Mashup Video Of The Day
Before you get angry and send me a nasty e-mail about another Call Me Maybe video in Hot Clicks, you have to read the genius/creativeness/ridiculousness of this e-mail (presented exactly how it was written to me) and understand that I had no choice but to post it.

Dragos, of Algonquin for "Gathering Place," (whatever the hell that is) said, "Don't know how old you Hot Clickers are, but I am 32 and half of this mashup was released when I was 17. My music listening wheelhouse, and damnit (sic), the song was that. Heard Semi-Charmed Life on DC-101 when I was in the District for the fourth iteration of my rotisserie league draft, and I was hooked. (We're on Year 19, now, by the by.) Had that white-boy rappy feel, though not as derivative as Vanilla Ice, nor as kitschy as Beck. 3EB was like Bloodhound Gang, if Bloodhound Gang could have been banging models and was played by Volvo-driving soccer moms. (Which would be, in today's parlance, Maroon 5?) It was good... to my senior high ears and today, I heard "Semi-Charmed Call" and fell in love again. (For the third time, really. "Jumper" deployed in 30 Minutes or Less was the t--s, as well. 'Cause, yes, that song does mean a lot to me. It means when I used to have friends, and before those friends became cranky drunks, moral-less and rudder-less.)"

Honestly, I have no idea what the hell half of that e-mail means, but the video below is Semi-Charmed Life mashed up with Call Me Maybe.

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