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NBA Lockout Commercials: Old and New

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Nike, perhaps the greatest commercial-making company ever who also happens to make sneakers, just unveiled its lateset ode to the game of basketball. Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, and Dwyane Wade are looking for games wherever they can find them and, well, just watch:

Nike is sort of like the Norman Rockwell of shoe commercials. Very nice.

Below the fold, I've embedded a pair of commercials that aired during the 1998 lockout. The first, starring Samuel L. Jackson, has been running on a continuous loop on my PC since 9AM this morning.

And here is Spike Lee, still having issues with a player named "Miller."