Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 11/14/12
Basketball shoe commercials are so unimaginative nowadays. Nowadays the “cinematic dunk” has become an overused trope in advertisements. Cue up a player dunking in front of a camera with a high frame rate, and you’re practically halfway to a Nike spot. And Kyrie Irving has had enough of it. In a recent Foot Locker ad, the Cavaliers point guard expresses his displeasure with the cliche, and has a little fun with the idea. Check out Irving in slow motion in the video below. Thumbnail via screenshot/Youtube

This article first appeared on NESN.com and was syndicated with permission.

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