When The NBA Prey Becomes The NBA Shill

Another NBA Season; Another Jurassic Park Raptors ESPN Commercial. This is one of the strangest NBA traditions.

The Bottom Line:
Scottie Barnes Jurassic World ESPN commercial > Kyle Lowry Jurassic World ESPN commercial

Every couple of years we gotta go through this as another Jurassic Park/World/Whatever is released. The Scottie Barnes commercial.

Lowry’s ad was in 2018 for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. Here’s the Kyle Lowry Jurassic World ESPN ad from 2018…

I wonder how many Burger King commercials the Sacramento Kings have had to endure.


Sammy Younan is the affable host of My Summer Lair: think NPR’s Fresh Air meets Kevin Smith: interviews & impressions on Pop Culture.

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