Tag Archives: Slam Dunk

  • Blake Griffin Posterized LeBron James and Chris Bosh at the Same Time (Video)

    Blake Griffin Posterized LeBron James and Chris Bosh at the Same Time (Video)

    Last night, the Miami Heat edged the Los Angels Clippers 102-97 thanks to a clutch fourth quarter performance by Dwyane Wade. However, the highlight of the game, just like Tuesday night in Toronto, involved LeBron James getting posterized. Of course, this time LeBron didn’t get dunked on by Jonas Valanciunas. This time the culprit was […]

  • Greg Oden Dunked a Basketball Without Breaking Himself in Half (Video)

    Greg Oden Dunked a Basketball Without Breaking Himself in Half (Video)

    Normally when a seven-foot, 273-pound center dunks a basketball, the only thing you’re worried about shattering is the backboard. Not when that center is Greg Oden, though. When it’s Oden—a.k.a. the most breakable man alive—you’re worried he might just shatter every brittle bone in his body. You’re also worried he’ll destroy half his ligaments and […]

  • Michael Jordan Can Still Dunk at the Age of 50 (Video)

    Michael Jordan Can Still Dunk at the Age of 50 (Video)

    Earlier this year Michael Jordan turned 50. It was such a big deal (apparently) that Sports Illustrated commemorated the occasion by putting him on the cover again—for the 50th time. Was it cute? Sure, I guess. But here’s the real question: Can His Airness still dunk at 50? Okay fine, that was a stupid question. […]

  • “Dr. J” Julius Erving Can Still Dunk at 63-Year-Old (Video)

    “Dr. J” Julius Erving Can Still Dunk at 63-Year-Old (Video)

    Back when he was in his twenties and thirties, Julius Irving made a living in the ABA and NBA by utilizing the slam dunk on a regular basis.  In fact, many credit Dr. J with introducing the high-flying, slam-dunking style of play to professional basketball back in the 70s. So, yeah, before Blake Griffin, LeBron […]

  • Carlos Delfino Posterized Kevin Durant (Video)

    Carlos Delfino Posterized Kevin Durant (Video)

    Kevin Durant is usually the one posterizing other NBA players, but on Monday night, during Game 4 of the Oklahoma City Thunder’s first-round playoff series against the Houston Rockets, the tables were turned. And if Kevin Durant being posterized wasn’t already surprising enough for you, just wait until you hear who that someone was: None […]

  • LeBron James Posterizes Jason Terry: Jim Ross Commentary Edition (Video)

    LeBron James Posterizes Jason Terry: Jim Ross Commentary Edition (Video)

    Well that didn’t take long at all, now did it? Last night, LeBron James caused the sporting world to erupt when he threw down a monster alley-oop slam over Jason Terry, which sent the Boston Celtics’ guard crashing down onto the hardcourt.  The video has been replayed over and over on sports stations and sports […]

  • This Is Why High Schools Shouldn’t Hold Slam Dunk Contests (Video)

    This Is Why High Schools Shouldn’t Hold Slam Dunk Contests (Video)

    Slam dunk contests are pretty cool, right? Guys doing spins, windmills, through-the-legs, double-pumps, tomahawks, and all that good stuff—I mean, what’s not to like? But here’s the thing: yes, slam dunk contests are awesome, but when they do it on TV they make it look a lot easier than it really is. Dunking itself is […]

  • Guy Tries To Dunk Over a Basketball Rack, Fails Miserably (Video)

    Guy Tries To Dunk Over a Basketball Rack, Fails Miserably (Video)

    Every generation, it seems, a basketball players comes along who possesses legendary leaping abilities which he uses to give the world epic dunks. In the late 90s and early 2000s, that player was undoubtedly Vince Carter. He gave us what was possibly the greatest in-game dunk of all time at the 2000 Summer Olympics. Today, […]