Posted November 14, 2013

NBA Stars Play Jingle Bells with their Jumpers in Christmas Ad

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The NBA just unveiled this awesome commercial featuring Derrick Rose, Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry, Steve Nash, James Harden, and LeBron James, who performs a rendition of Jingle Bells by making carefully jump shots into hoops laced with bells.

The big question is whether or not this sequence is real or cinematically enhanced. It’s not hard to picture Nash, Curry, and Durant sinking jumper after jumper. But Rose? He’s shooting 33 percent from the field this season. On pull-up jumpers, he’s hitting only 9.7 percent of his shots.

Alas, it seems some green screen trickery was involved in making Rose look good:

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