The New Jersey Nets may not have many things going their way this year, but they now have a legitimate candidate for dunk of the year. On Saturday night, Gerald Green was on the receiving end of an alley-oop from Marshon Brooks and threw down a windmill. It brought down the house in spectacular fashion. I’m not sure if I can recall a better alley-oop in all of the years I have been watching the NBA.
When the Boston Celtics took Gerald Green with the 18th selection of the 2005 NBA Draft, there was no doubting his athleticism. Unfortunately, while he could jump really high other parts of his basketball game, like the ability to play well, were not developed. Seven years into his NBA career, those skills still haven't come around, which explains why he's been on 5 different...
It is rare to see windmill dunk in a game, and even more rare to see it on an alley-oop. That is exactly what Gerald Green provided last night when the New Jersey Nets played the Houston Rockets. The Nets may have lost the game, but everyone is talking about Green’s dunk.
Green may have been out floundering in the D-League for awhile, but now everyone know that the 2007...
Take this from a Net fan that has suffered through yet another disappointing season, it is rare you get to see something exciting that doesn’t involve Deron Williams. That moment happened late in the 3rd quarter when Gerald Green took a fast-break alley-oop pass from rookie Marshon Brooks and windmilled it into the hoop with authority.
Just watch it.
This guy is just looking down at the hoop while mashing a sick windmill on an alley-oop. Now I know the Nets suck so nobody cares, but if Blake Griffin did the same thing, everyone at ESPN would have immediately creamed in their pants. Windmill pioneer Dominique Wilkins would definitely be proud.
Gerald Green throws down an absolutely ridiculous alley-oop windmill dunk against Houston. It looked like he almost got his shoulders above the rim on this dunk.
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