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Dwight Howard still has some of that athleticism we remember. Look at him throw down this powerful dunk after a Josh Smith (!!!) lob: The Rockets are doing just fine with James Harden. But with Dwight Howard lurking around, they may be on that next level. *** Dwight Howard pic from Getty Images.
There are few point guards in today’s game of basketball that have the leaping ability of Washington Wizards guard John Wall and during today’s game two of the Raptors-Wizards first round playoff series, he showed off his ability to take a shot away. In the third quarter of play, it appeared that Lou Williams had an easy lay-up attempt but watch as Wall flies in for the soaring...
After that fantastic Kevin Love reverse alley-oop jam, LeBron James played receiver on this little Cavaliers fastbreak. Kyrie Irving gets it from LeBron. Then Kyrie gave it back for the stuff: Flying Death Machine, Ohio-style. *** LeBron James pic from Getty Images.
Kevin Love is normally not known for the throwdowns but this is the playoffs and, somehow, stars end up having signature dunks there. LeBron James throws a perfect alley-oop lob to Love for the reverse jam: I still can’t believe it. *** Kevin Love pic from Getty Images.
Kyrie Irving sure isn’t showing any nerves on his first playoff series. First, he goes off for 30 in his first playoff game. Then, in Game 2, he makes Isaiah Thomas look the other way: That’s pretty messed up, Uncle Drew. *** Kyrie Irving pic from Getty Images.
There are few things more amazing than an incredible slam dunk and this 2014-15 regular season provided us with plenty of memorable dunks. In the below video, the Top Ten best slam dunks of the regular season are revealed and includes appearances by James Harden, Andrew Wiggins, and a host of others: Those were some impressive slam dunks, folks! *** Top Ten Dunks from 2014-15 [NBA...
Stephen Curry seems to be in control the entire time even when his play is looking chaotic. He barely recovered his handle here before he was able to make this pass to Andrew Bogut: Curry’s got incredible court vision, doesn’t he? What a pass by Curry. *** Stephen Curry pic from Getty Images. Video from the NBA.
The Pelicans kept it close with the Warriors in Game 2 on Monday night. But in the end, the Warriors pulled away due to a Klay Thompson shooting spree in the fourth quarter. Klay scored 14 of his 26 points in that final chapter. Here are the highlights of his play: It’s such a conundrum to go against the Warriors. If it’s not MVP candidate Stephen Curry, it’s the walking dynamite...
The Bulls were locked in a struggle with the Bucks but finally overcame them in the end, 91-82. One of the reasons the Bulls were able to put the deer away was Jimmy Butler, who ended up with 31 points (two of them came in this funky fresh dunk against Zaza Pachulia). Check out Jimmy’s highlights right here: That was a playoff career-best for Butler. *** Jimmy Butler pic from...
The Bulls are currently on a run against the Bucks in Game 2 of their first-round series. One of the reasons for that run is Jimmy Butler. Look at the all-star put it down with two hands: So good to see Butler’s emergence this season. *** Jimmy Butler pic from Getty Images.
Power rankings are silly. We always fight over which team should be in certain spots when, ultimately, it really doesn’t matter. So we made our own silly “pointless rankings” about the things that went on in the league in the past week. This is the first playoff edition of the rankings. Disagree with these rankings? We already said that these were silly. I put them where I...
T.I. opened the season with an awkward promo. Then there was 2 Chainz night later in the season. My question is… what IS your fantasy? Ludacris is going to take over and perform at Game 2 of the Nets/Hawks series. Check out the press release: ATLANTA — The Atlanta Hawks and three-time GRAMMY® Award-winning artist Chris “Ludacris” Bridges today announced plans for the Atlanta...
Blocking a shot is awesome. The more emphatic, the more exciting it is. And the NBA put together a compilation of their Top 10 blocked shots for the season. Check it out, y’all: #1 was a hell of a block. How did he even get in position to swat that? Or have the presence of mind on where the ball is? Unbelievable. *** Nerlens Noel pic from Getty Images. Video from the NBA.
There are times in life where we have feelings of deja vu and during tonight’s game one between the Los Angeles Clippers and the San Antonio Spurs, Blake Griffin got another chance to dunk on Aron Baynes. This time, Griffin made an incredible spin move and then powered home an impressive one-handed slam dunk: Long live, Blake Griffin! ***Griffin dunk on Baynes [Scott Rafferty...
Just when you thought that Blake Griffin couldn’t pull off another amazing slam dunk tonight, he had another classic dunk on Spurs reserve Aron Baynes. It happened in the third quarter of play after a beautiful pass from Chris Paul and watch as Griffin soars for the one-handed slam dunk: Blake Griffin, everybody! *** Griffin poster dunk [NBA on TNT] Griffin image courtesy of Getty Images
As the Los Angeles Clippers look to make a deep run in the Western Conference playoffs, Blake Griffin will look to take his game to another level. During tonight’s game one between the Clippers-Spurs, Blake got the opportunity to throw down a monster slam dunk on Spurs big man Aron Baynes: That’s an impressive slam dunk from Blake, folks! *** Griffin slam dunk [Basketball Society...
There are few players in today’s game of basketball that can play defense like Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan and during tonight’s game one between the Clippers-Spurs first round playoff match-up, Jordan made an impressive block. It happened with less than two minutes to play in the second quarter as Jordan skied to deny Manu Ginobili’s lay-up attempt: Nice play...
Markel Brown has come on late for the Nets. He started Game 1 against the Atlanta Hawks and he’s already got himself a playoff highlight. Go get it, Markel: Heck of a dunk by Markel Brown. Put HIM in the dunk contest. *** Markel Brown pic from Getty Images. Vine by Anthony Slater.
The Boston Celtics are playing nearly perfect basketball but they still can’t overcome the locomotive that is LeBron James. Watch this locomotive run over the Celtics with this fastbreak dunk: LeBron James always wildin’ in the playoffs. *** LeBron James pic from Getty Images. Vine by RealGM.
Stephen Curry got the Warriors off to a big lead, which helped them hold on to a Game 1 victory against the New Orleans Pelicans, 106-99. Curry had 34 points to lead the Dubs. Here are his highlights from that game: This only seems to be the beginning for Stephen Curry in the playoffs. *** Stephen Curry pic from Getty Images. Video from the NBA.
We all wanted it and we got it. Anthony Davis made his playoff debut against the Golden State Warriors and he didn’t disappoint. While he got off to a slow start, he finished with 35 points. Davis scored 20 of those 35 points in his fourth quarter. Highlights of his playoff debut are below in this video: And Davis nearly brought the Pelicans to a win from 25 down. He may have...
The New Orleans Pelicans nearly came back against the Golden State Warriors but fell short, 106-99. Part of that comeback was a looooooong three-pointer by Quincy Pondexter to cut the lead down to 18 before the third quarter buzzer sounded. Pondexter threw this one up from San Francisco: Heck of a shot there, Q-Pon. *** Quincy Pondexter pic from Getty Images. Video from the NBA.
There were a lot of dunks that went in on the Mavericks/Rockets game. Dwight Howard had a nice alley-oop jam early in the game. Well, here are the rest of the throwdowns in this game: Nice jams from James Harden, Terrence Jones, Josh Smith, Howard, Chandler Parsons, and Tyson Chandler. *** James Harden pic from Getty Images. Video from the NBA.
Hey, remember this guy? Dwight Howard is back in time for the playoffs and he’s doing things. Watch this oop from James Harden: People are waiting for “Playoff Rajon Rondo” in this series. But what about “Playoff Dwight”? *** Dwight Howard pic from Getty Images. Vine from FanSided.
As the Chicago Bulls look to make a run at the championship, they faced off today against the Milwaukee Bucks in game one of their first round playoff series. In the third quarter of play, Pau Gasol was backing down the Bucks defense and in the process of falling down was able to find Taj Gibson for an easy basket: Pau Gasol, everybody! *** Gasol assist [furkankilic20] Gasol image...
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