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Jeff Green posterizes Aron Baynes with merciless fastbreak dunk

The Memphis Grizzlies are on a bit of a swoon. They lost Sunday night against the San Antonio Spurs, 103-89. But, hey, not all is bad for the Grizzlies. They still provide a nice highlight once in a while. In this fastbreak play, it seemed like the Spurs lost when Jeff Green dunks on Aron Baynes’ mug: Maybe just get out of the way next time, Aron. *** Jeff Green pic from Getty...
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March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook throws down amazing alley-oop dunk against Suns

The Oklahoma City Thunder came back from 20 points down to beat the Phoenix Suns, 109-97. Russell Westbrook had yet another great game as he finished with 33 points, nine rebounds, and seven assists. Russ worked hard for two of those points as he threw down an alley-oop that pretty much posterized his own teammate, Enes Kanter. D.J. Augustin tosses it and Westbrook catches it: ...
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March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

DeAndre Jordan throws down monster alley-oop dunk against Celtics

As the Los Angeles Clippers faced off today against the Boston Celtics, Clippers center DeAndre Jordan did an absolutely incredible alley-oop dunk. In the second quarter of play, Clippers guard Chris Paul tossed up an impressive alley-oop lob which ended as DeAndre Jordan soared for the monster dunk: That was incredible, DeAndre! *** Jordan alley-oop dunk [Adam Himmelsbach] Jordan...
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March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Andrew Wiggins skies for amazing one-handed slam dunk against Pelicans

We all know that Minnesota Timberwolves rookie Andrew Wiggins can throw down a monster slam dunk from time to time but let us not forget that he can also pull off some soaring ones. In the first half of today’s Minnesota-New Orleans game, Wiggins took a beautiful pass from Anthony Bennett and threw down a one-handed dunk to remember: Wiggins head was nearly above the rim on that...
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March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

LeBron James soars for huge two-handed slam dunk against 76ers

As the regular season begins to near the end, the Cleveland Cavaliers seem to be one of the team’s that no one wants to face in the Eastern Conference playoffs. For today, the Cavaliers played host to the Philadelphia 76ers and star LeBron James got the opportunity in the first quarter of play to throw down a nice slam dunk: Watch out for flying LeBron James! *** LeBron James...
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March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Zach LaVine throws down baseline slam dunk against Pelicans

After a memorable performance during the All-Star slam dunk contest, Minnesota Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine is getting some more minutes due to injuries. Today, the Timberwolves faced off against the New Orleans Pelicans and LaVine decided to throw down an impressive baseline slam dunk: Do it for the LaVine! *** Zach LaVine baseline dunk [Slam Magazine] LaVine image courtesy of Getty Images
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March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

John Wall gets flying block on Corey Brewer during Wizards-Rockets

There are few players in today’s game of basketball like Washington Wizards star John Wall and during today’s Wizards-Rockets game, he showed off his defensive side. In the third quarter of play, Houston’s Corey Brewer appeared to have an easy lay-up but watch as Wall flies to get the big block: Impressive John, very impressive! *** Wall flying block [James Hebert] Wall image...
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March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Giannis Antetokounmpo soars for alley-oop dunk against Warriors

As the Milwaukee Bucks look forward to the playoffs, that means it will be the first time that we will get to see Giannis Antetokounmpo play in the pressure of the playoffs. Tonight, the Bucks hosted the Western Conference-leading Golden State Warriors and in the first half of play, Milwaukee’s Tyler Ennis was able to find Giannis for the alley-oop jam: Sadly for the Bucks, the...
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March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

LeBron James gets nice chasedown block on Joe Johnson

If there was a player that you had to associate with the art of the chasedown block, it would probably be Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James. During last night’s game against the Brooklyn Nets, LeBron pulled off an impressive transition block of Joe Johnson who appeared to have an easy lay-up in the third quarter: Despite LeBron’s best efforts in that game, Brooklyn held...
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March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Reggie Jackson’s best highlights from triple-double against Magic

As the Detroit Pistons continue to rebuild for the future, point guard Reggie Jackson looks like a big part of their bright future. Last night, the Pistons faced the Orlando Magic and Reggie got his second triple double of the season as he scored twenty-six points, grabbed 11 rebounds, and passed out 11 assists in the Detroit victory: Impressive performance, Mr. Jackson! *** Jackson...
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March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

LeBron James soars for one-handed alley-oop dunk against Nets

There are few players in the game of basketball that can pull off the aerial moves of Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James and last night against the Brooklyn Nets, he pulled off an impressive slam dunk. In the final moments of play, Cavaliers forward Kevin Love found James with an impressive alley-oop pass as LeBron was able to catch it with one-hand and soar for the high-flying...
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March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Rudy Gobert does fancy behind-the-back pass to Trevor Booker for dunk

Rudy Gobert has been known as the Stifle Tower due to his defensive rim presence. But, hey, the dude can do a little passing, too. Look at this fancy behind-the-back pass to Trevor Booker for the slam: Do we have to watch out for Rudy Gobert’s passing, too? My goodness. *** Rudy Gobert pic from Getty Images. Vine from Andy Bailey.
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March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Andrew Wiggins does spin move then finishes with dunk against Rockets

Rookie of the Year candidate can be so quick. Dude does a spin move and then he’s gone! Wiggins disappears then finishes strong with this jam: That spin move has become quite a deadly move for Wiggins. It’s almost unstoppable and so pretty to watch. *** Andrew Wiggins pic from Getty Images. Vine from Jack Winter.
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March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Tiago Splitter attempts Eurostep with disastrous results against Mavericks

The headline should really say “beautiful results.” Tiago Splitter does a Eurostep on a fastbreak and it was awesome: You can’t really say Devin Harris played great defense there. It’s just that, well, Tiago can’t stay on his feet. Nice try? *** Tiago Splitter pic from Getty Images. Vine from Caleb Saenz of 48 Minutes of Hell.
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March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

2 Chainz performs then helps introduce Hawks starting line-up

Hey, we said that there was 2 Chainz Night at Phillips Field for the Atlanta Hawks game against the Miami Heat on March 27th. Well, March 27th. Heeeeere’s 2 Chainz performing “All Me” and “Birthday Song” as well as helping introduce the players: I guess there was a basketball game played thereafter. *** 2 Chainz pic from Getty Images.
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March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

DeAndre Jordan puts down back-to-back dunks against Sixers

When it’s in the air, you know DeAndre Jordan of the Los Angeles Clippers is going to go and get it. He does that twice. First, it was a putback dunk. And then he throws down a lob from Chris Paul: DeAndre Jordan can fly, guys. *** DeAndre Jordan pic from Getty Images.
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March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Timofey Mozgov wears Cavs jersey backwards in bizarre local ad

So Timofey Mozgov is in this local ad for the Brew Garden in Cleveland, Ohio. And he’s wearing his jersey backwards. It’s completely bizarre. Check it out: “Get this weak stuff out of here” kills me EVERY SINGLE TIME. *** Timofey Mozgov pic from Getty Images. Video from dmhindians.
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March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Nik Stauskas gets ‘Sauce Castillo’ nickname after closed captioning error

It’s been everywhere. Sacramento Kings rookie Nik Stauskas has a new nickname due to some weird closed captioning error. Seriously: My closed captioning just referred to Nik Stauskas as "Sauce Castillo" and I will never be able to not call him this again — Andrew Unterberger (@AUgetoffmygold) March 25, 2015 Some people make their own names up. Kobe Bryant came up with ...
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March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Ersan Ilyasova’s best highlights of his career-best 34 points against Pacers

Ersan Ilyasova has kind of been the forgotten man in Milwaukee, with guys like Giannis Antetokounnmpo, Jabari Parker (now out for the season), and even Brandon Knight (when he was still there) grabbing all the highlights and headlines. But it was all about Ilyasova in their 111-107 win over the Indiana Pacers. Ersan went 12 for 14 on Thursday night, on his way to a career-high 34...
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March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

James Johnson puts down one-handed alley-oop dunk against Bulls

It wasn’t all bad for the Toronto Raptors against the Chicago Bulls. The Bulls ultimately took the victory but the Raptors did have a few highlights. One of them? James Johnson soaring for the alley-oop dunk: Nice lob by Lou Williams, too. *** James Johnson pic from Getty Images. Vine from the Toronto Raptors.
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March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Joakim Noah tricks DeMar DeRozan into passing him the ball

The Raptors were trying to come back from nine down in the closing minutes of their game against the Bulls. DeMar DeRozan saw an open player with a white shirt on. Unfortunately, the guy with the white shirt was Joakim Noah standing around on the bench: Noah and his Bulls teammates had a good laugh about that. They would laugh all the way to their win over the Raptors, 116-103...
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March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Brook Lopez’s best highlights of his 34 points against Hornets

Mascot-lover Brook Lopez went on a tear against the Charlotte Hornets as his Nets eeked out a close one, 91-88. Brook went for 34 points and 10 boards in the contest. Here are highlights of his hot night: That win puts the Nets a half-game behind the 8th-seeded Boston Celtics. Very big win by the Nets after a big night from Lopez. *** Brook Lopez pic from Getty Images. Video from the NBA.
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March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Chase Budinger goes in for powerful dunk in traffic against Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers beat the Minnesota Timberwolves in overtime, 101-99. The Wolves did have a few highlights of their own, though. Chase Budinger goes in on the Lakers and throws it down: Nice throwdown, Chase. Too bad, it wasn’t enough. *** Chase Budinger pic from Getty Images. Video from The Cauldron.
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March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Timofey Mozgov finishes one-handed alley-oop dunk against Grizzlies

The Cleveland Cavaliers thrashed the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night, 111-89. Everyone was getting in on the fun for the Cavaliers. Including Timofey Mozgov, who threw down this Matthew Dellavedova lob for the oop jam: Mozgov is doing his job as the finisher as of late and not getting finished by others. Nice. *** Timofey Mozgov pic from Getty Images. Video by ZprophetMMA.
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March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Rudy Gobert throws down wicked right-handed dunk against Blazers

Who can stop the Stifle Tower? Rudy Gobert gets the offensive board and throws down this SUPER STRONG right-handed jam. Poor Dorell Wright getting shoved out of the way: Gobert can only get more frightening from here on out. *** Rudy Gobert pic from Getty Images. Vine by Mike Gallagher.
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March 25, 2015  |  Discuss
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