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LeBron James has called DeAndre Jordan's amazing monster jam over Brandon Knight the "Dunk of the year" and the game-stopping moment has taken on a life of its own. The Staples Center slam, after an alley-oop pass from Clippers teammate Chris Paul, has been debated and shown ad nauseam on ESPN and already immortalized in The New Yorker.
Now you too can get posterized by Jordan and not feel any of the humiliating aftereffects and all you need is a credit card.
It didn't take long to find a photo — of what will become this Jordan's iconic image over the course of his career — to freeze-frame the play for eternity. The photo of Jordan's dunk is already for sale at the NBA Store.com and an 8x10 can be had for $14.99 ($69.99 framed).
Although there is nothing fancy about the dunk, the raw power of Jordan and the mismatched attempt to block the shot by the Pistons' Knight make it legendary.
Probably more so to Clippers fans.
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If you were wondering if Brandon Knight was still alive following Sunday’s dunk of the year from DeAndre Jordan on him, it appears that he still is. From Knight’s wiki page:
Knight tweeted about the incident following the game:
It wasn’t in the scouting reports that the clippers threw lobs lol
— Brandon E Knight (@BrandonKnight07) March 11, 2013
At least he’s still in...
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Here’s the dunk, for reference:
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