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College, High School / Jan 5, 2015 / 3:45 pm

Dime Q&A: Kentucky Commit Isaiah Briscoe

Isaiah Briscoe

Slam Dunk to the Beach returned to Cape Henlopen high school in Lewes, Delaware after an 11-year hiatus this year. Before, NBA stars like LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony and Dwight Howard had played in the tournament as high schoolers, but last Sunday, Isaiah Briscoe made a case for himself to have his name added to the tournament’s prestigious alumni list that features 34 NBA All-Stars. Read More »

College, GIFs / Jan 3, 2015 / 7:00 pm

Watch Jerian Grant Vault Off Defender, Get Head Above Rim On Poster Jam

Jerian Grant

Remember the Phoenix Suns’ Tom Chambers’ legendary 1989 dunk against the New York Knicks? We’re always looking for an excuse to bring it up, and Notre Dame’s Jerian Grant gave us a perfect one today. Watch Grant vault off a defender to rise another level higher on an incredible poster jam that got his head above the rim. Read More »

College / Dec 30, 2014 / 9:45 pm

Watch Florida’s Jacob Kurtz Tip-In Opponent’s Missed Buzzer-Beater For Loss

Florida, Florida State

Quick, think of your nightmare athletic scenario. Got it? We doubt it’s worse than the one Jacob Kurtz just lived out. Watch the Florida Gators big man give his team a loss by tipping-in an air-ball – shot by the rival Florida State Seminoles! – as the game’s final buzzer sounded. Read More »

College, High School / Dec 30, 2014 / 11:30 am

Video: 16 Year-Old, Michael Porter, Dunks From Just Inside FT Line

Michael Porter

This was crazy. Michael Porter, a 6-8, 190-pound 16 year-old out of Missouri, is one of the most exciting members of the class of 2017. His dunk the other night from just inside the free throw line is one reason why… Read More »

College, GIFs / Dec 27, 2014 / 5:45 pm

Video: Louisville’s Chris Jones Commits Flop Of The Year In Loss To Kentucky

Chris Jones, Dakari Johnson

Flops don’t get worse than this. That the officials fell for it only adds insult to (nonexistent) injury. Watch Louisville’s Chris Jones wildly flail backwards and grab his face as Kentucky’s Dakari Johnson mildly swings his elbows – several clear inches from Jones’ face. Read More »

College / Dec 22, 2014 / 2:00 pm

Video: HS Senior Derrick Jones Shows Out At City Of Palms Dunk Contest

Derrick Jones

High school senior Derrick Jones’ in-game aerial exploits already left us supremely impressed. What the hyper-athletic UNLV commit did at the City Of Palms Dunk Contest this weekend has us downright amazed. Watch Jones soar on a series of acrobatic slams that would surely win the NBA dunk contest. Read More »

College / Dec 21, 2014 / 1:45 pm

Video: Notre Dame Guard Demetrius Jackson Posterizes 7-2 Defender

Demetrius Jackson, Isaac Haas

We’re partial to the NBA, but a dunk like this deserves attention regardless of playing field. Watch 6-1 Notre Dame guard Demetrius Jackson launch for an epic poster jam over Purdue’s Isaac Haas – a defender 13 inches taller than he is. Read More »

College / Dec 18, 2014 / 9:45 pm

Video: Jahlil Okafor Hits UCONN With Quick Baseline Spin And Power Jam

Jahlil Okafor

Duke freshman and top draft prospect Jahlil Okafor is 6-11, 270 pounds. Men that big aren’t supposed to move like this. Watch the 18 year-old catch in the post and make a quick baseline spin move before finishing with a powerful jam versus Connection. Read More »

College, High School / Dec 18, 2014 / 1:15 pm

Video: High Schooler D.J. Harvey Headbutts Backboard On Block Try

D.J. Harvey

Have you ever wondered why that padding on the underside of backboards exists? For incredibly rare moments like this, of course. Watch DeMatha Catholic (MD) sophomore D.J. Harvey, Jr. hit his head hard on the backboard while rising for a huge block in a recent game. Read More »

College / Dec 13, 2014 / 9:00 pm

Video: Ohio State’s Sam Thompson Soars For Vicious Inbounds Alley-Oop

Sam Thompson

The only thing even close to as awesome as Sam Thompson’s vicious lob dunk? Reactions of his teammates and the Buckeyes’ crowd. Watch Ohio State’s high-flying senior soar for an epic alley-oop dunk off an inbounds pass versus Morehead State. Read More »