Holy … did you see the fast break alley oop that LeBron James caught on Jason Terry right before halftime a few minutes ago? Read More »
If you watched the Clippers and Knicks on National TV yesterday you know that L.A. sort of sleepwalked through the first portion of the game but then were shocked back to life by series of massive dunks by Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan. [Check out the 10 Best Blake Griffin/DeAndre Jordan Dunks of March (so far)]
One of those kickstarters was this Blake Griffin one-handed fastbreak alley-oop from Chris Paul in the third quarter. Chris Copeland is lucky he gave a half-hearted steal attempt on the pass or he might not be alive this morning. Read More »
“Incredible” is a good place to start with this. To keep score, Jamal Crawford goes behind his back, fakes a pass one way and then basically tosses a blind alley oop to DeAnadre Jordan with Chris Kaman in his face – all within about five feet of total court space. Just awesome: Read More »
Rudy Gay‘s work attacking the rim is becoming a highlight staple on the site. Here he is tonight barely avoiding the Manimal to put down the fast break alley oop: Read More »
Kevin Garnett hasn’t been known as “The Kid” since the late 90s, but KG reached back in both a literal and metaphorical sense to coral this Rajon Rondo lob pass.
Someone dial the Fun Police. Read More »
After spending last season playing overseas, Kyle Singler is back in the NBA and providing valuable, much-needed minutes and production for a Pistons team that is struggling mightily to start the season.
In the flow of their entertaining loss to the Kings last night, Singler provided an incredible block on a Kings fast break when Aaron Brooks tried to toss an oop to Jimmer Fredette. The sequence starts at the :45 mark: Read More »
Lithuania played Iceland in a pre-Olympics exhibition on Tuesday, with Lithuania stomping all over the global northerners by a score of 101-51. Despite the lopsided score, the Raptors’ recently signed Jonas Valanciunas went all out. In the following clip, the almost-seven footer sprinted the floor and caught an off-the-backboard alley-oop, with a helpless Icelander caught in the crossfire. Valanciunas spared him no mercy, nearly bowling the defender over as he out-jumped him for the ball. Read More »