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  • 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, […]

  • Golden Gophers’ Rodney Williams Gives Us This Ridiculous Putback Dunk (Video)

    Golden Gophers’ Rodney Williams Gives Us This Ridiculous Putback Dunk (Video)

    The Minnesota Golden Gophers aren’t really a college basketball powerhouse. In the last 20 years they’ve only made seven appearances in the NCAA Tournament, but four of those seasons (1994-1999) were later forfeited due to NCAA violations, and their most recent appearance came in 2010. However, the Gophers are looking pretty strong this year. They’re […]

  • Watch 5’5″ Porter Maberry Perform An Incredible Eastbay Dunk (Video)

    Watch 5’5″ Porter Maberry Perform An Incredible Eastbay Dunk (Video)

    Just because you’re short, that doesn’t mean you can’t be a good basketball player. We learned that a few weeks ago from a guy named Jamani Swanson. However, if you’re particularly short, that does usually preclude the possibility of performing highlight reel dunks. Of course, there are exceptions to this. Spud Webb, for example, was […]

  • Jonas Valanciunas With The Off-The-Backboard Alley-Oop (Video)

    Jonas Valanciunas With The Off-The-Backboard Alley-Oop (Video)

    As a Toronto Raptors fan, I wasn’t all that impressed when the team used their fifth-overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft to pick Lithuanian center Jonas Valanciunas.  After all, there were still some big-name NCAA players on the board, like Kentucky’s Brandon Knight and UConn’s Kemba Walker. But then Valanciunas averaged an impressive 23 points, […]

  • Take That Blake Griffin! (Video)

    Take That Blake Griffin! (Video)

    Yeah, we all know by now that Blake Griffin dunked over a car at the 2011 Sprite Slam Dunk Contest.  Big  whoop de-do!  After all, he only jumped over the front hood.  And could he have picked a smaller car?  I’ll bet 95% of the league could jump over the hood of a 2011 Kia […]

  • 9 Insane Dunks You Have to See to Believe (Videos)

    9 Insane Dunks You Have to See to Believe (Videos)

    As you know, yesterday was the NBA All-Star Game, and like all All-Star games, no one really gives a sh*t. After all, it’s meaningless. But the NBA’s All-Star weekend has one redeeming quality: the Slam Dunk Contest. And while even the dunk contest can be boring, Blake Griffin managed to breath some life into this […]