10/20/2011 09:09 am ET | Updated Dec 20, 2011

Kitten vs. Basketball: Cute/Ridiculous Animal Thing Of The Day (VIDEO)

"Hey coach, let me in! I've been practicing all week.

I know there's a lockout, but come on! My crossover's tighter than ever.

I've been doing sprints! I can do the three man weave by myself, that's how committed I am to the team.

Just give me a shot! I may not be tall, and I know weighing three pounds four ounces makes me lighter than the other players, but I love the game, coach! Let me out on that court and I'll wow 'em. I know it!"

- This kitten