Originally written on PRO HOOPS CENTRAL  |  Last updated 11/11/14
Although Blake Griffin leaping over a car, while being fed the ball by former teammate Baron Davis and then slamming the rock through the hole, was a spectacular feat; I was more impressed by center JaVale McGee’s performance, in the 2011 NBA Slam Dunk Contest. My jaw literally dropped when the former Washington Wizards big man slammed two balls simultaneously into baskets placed side-by-side, an act that requires dexterity and athleticism, that mere mortals do not possess. McGee, was traded to the Denver Nuggets in the middle of this past season, in a deal that sent Nene to the Wizards. The 24-year-old seven-foot center is a restricted Free Agent this summer, although he has not received the media attention that Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez, or Indiana Pacers man in the middle Roy Hibbert did, before they re-signed with their teams. Friday, the “Denver Post” reported that the Nuggets have offered the center a five-year contract extension said to be for $50 million, which is ce...
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