Paul Pierce is out tonight with an ankle injury, so he dressed up as Rick James on the bench. Pierce is one of the most zealous NBA Halloween enthusiasts, and his frog costume is probably his best work. Clips owner Steve Ballmer was thrilled to meet a funk celebrity.
Let's take this opportunity to clarify something: The best Chappelle's Show sketch was Charlie Murphy's stories about Rick James. There's no need to be contrarian about this.
Fuck yo couch, according to Mike Tyson: His stories about hanging with Rick James basically confirm all those old Chappelle's Show skits. [Rolling Stone]
At least that's what Heat owner Micky Arison would have you believe. Whatever LBJ is doing here, it's in the name of charity, as teammate Shane Battier's annual Battioke extravaganza was held tonight in South Beach. Also slated to perform were such legendary musical acts as former Knicks head coach Pat Riley,…