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Journeyman forward Gerald Green is in camp with the Phoenix Suns — technically his seventh NBA team. But if there’s one thing that’s been consistent with Green in his on/off 8-year NBA career, it’s his incredible leaping ability. Over the weekend, teammate Kendall Marshall captured Green’s aerial artistry with video of the high flier kissing the rim…with his neck.
Later, Green took part in a training camp dunk showcase, with an assist from center Marcin Gortat.
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So that’s what the top of the rim looks like.
Gerald Green got an up-close look at the top of the cylinder when he put his full head over the hoop in a jump at Phoenix Suns training camp. The leap, which was captured on Vine, is a reminder of the freakish athleticism that motivated the Celtics to draft him 18th overall in 2005.
Check out Green’s hops below, courtesy of teammate...
Gerald being Gerald! Vine courtesy teammate Kendall Marshall.
Love it. I've always found Gerald Green fascinating. Can jump out of the ******* gym, pretty nice looking jump shot, perfect size for a small forward.
Guy physically has it all. But he is example #1 about why you are nothing without a good basketball IQ. Spends his practice time putting his head above the rim...
PHOENIX -- The Suns have a new post player who played in the Atlantic Coast Conference, moves very well up and down the floor and has been something of a training-camp revelation.
Meet Miles Plumlee.
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