Google has been rolling out promos on TV and web for Google+, and they’re actually kind of cute. This one is no exception.
In it, former NBA players Bill Walton, Kenny Smith, Spero Dedes, Steve Kerr and Jon Barry use a Google+ Hangout to discuss YouTube clips of people playing basketball in their back yard. It’s actually hilarious.
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The spots are really smart because they serve as an entertainment tutorial for those not on the service yet. Showing Google+ in action, with former NBA stars, is bound to get the attention of people who only know about Facebook when it comes to social networking.
Of course, the Google+ team just announced that the NBA has embraced the service, in a big way.