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All-Star, GIFs / Feb 18, 2014 / 4:45 pm

Animated GIF: Damian Lillard & John Wall Slam Contest Throwdowns

Damian Lillard, John Wall

Damian Lillard, John Wall (Derick E. Hingle/USA TODAY Sports)

Perhaps you remember the amazing GIF that Portland artist Pat Truby created for Paul George‘s insane in-game 360-degree windmill from heaven. Truby created the same animation for the Damian Lillard and John Wall dunks that wowed us at the 2014 NBA Slam Dunk Contest. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Jan 3, 2014 / 9:45 pm

GIFs: Raptors Feed Big Man Jonas Valanciunas For A Pair Of Slams

Jonas Valanciunas

Jonas Valanciunas (Kevin Jairaj/USA TODAY Sports)

These two buckets by Raptors big man Jonas Valanciunas might say more about the defense of the Wizards than it does about the cutting ability of the second-year Lithuanian, but he finished a pair of zapped entry passes with two-handed dunks that almost ripped the rim off the glass. The primary culprit for Washington on both plays was Marcin Gortat. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Nov 27, 2013 / 12:45 pm

5 GIFs Of The Most Awkward NBA High Fives

Stephen Curry High-Five

Earlier this month, Funny or Die composed a list of the most awkward high fives in sports history — at least those which are GIF-able. We thought we’d bring you five of the NBA’s most awkward high fives. You probably know a couple of these, but some should still surprise you. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Nov 25, 2013 / 2:15 pm

Anatomy Of Detroit Dance Off Between Usher & Fan

Dance Cam

The dance cam has certainly inspired some craziness among NBA fans when it shines its glare on them during breaks in the game. The fans often go wild when they see they’re on the Jumbotron, but it doesn’t usually lead to a competition…until now. One usher in Detroit, Shannon Sailes, has become a bit of a local hero for his talented dance steps. But a recent young fan got involved in an amazing dance off with the usher, and the back-and-forth is almost as amazing as the action on the court. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Nov 11, 2013 / 10:00 pm

Video: Sick Reverse Dunk By Raptors’ DeMar DeRozan

DeMar DeRozan

Raptors wing DeMar DeRozan has been skying for dunks since he came into the league out of USC in 2009. Even in the beginning, a defender would be foolish to allow him any path to the bucket. Chandler Parsons should’ve known better. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Nov 8, 2013 / 11:45 pm

Raptors’ Amir Johnson Photobombs Tyler Hansborough

Tyler Hansborough, Amir Johnson

Before Tyler Hansborough faced off against his former team, the Indiana Pacers, he was interviewed by NBA TV. During the brief pregame Q&A, new Raptors teammate Amir Johnson had a little fun with a chomping photobomb on the unaware Psycho-T. Read More »

GIFs, NBA, Smack / Nov 4, 2013 / 9:00 am

Video: Brandon Jennings Shows Some Flair In Pistons Debut

Brandon Jennings

During a Sunday that saw the Detroit Pistons take on Brad Stevens‘ winless Celtics team, Brandon Jennings officially debuted as Detroit’s new point guard. He was wearing a mask to help protect his impacted wisdom tooth, but the mask looked as fierce as Jennings’ game yesterday, and the Pistons needed him against the woeful Celtics. Read More »

GIFs, NBA, Video / Oct 6, 2013 / 9:00 pm

Rockets Guard Patrick Beverly Probably Also Stole Jrue Holiday’s Wallet Last Night

JrueHolidayPatrickBeverly

It’s only the preseason, but that doesn’t make much of a difference to a lot of players. Young Jrue Holiday is trying to make his second consecutive All-Star Game this year but in a different conference after getting dealt from the Sixers to the Pelicans. Rockets guard Patrick Beverly is only entering his second NBA season, but he doesn’t care about any hype, he’ll pilfer the ball from Jrue if he spots an opening. Then he’ll do it again, and again…and again. Read More »

GIFs, High School / Sep 29, 2013 / 2:15 pm

Watch HS Sophomore Adrian Moore Plunge A Lefty Dunk

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Adrian Moore is a 6-4 springy sophomore from Little Rock High School in Arkansas. Watch him throw it down with authority at the 2013 John Lucas Midwest Invitational. High school ballers are getting better and better at an increasingly early age. Read More »

GIFs / Sep 25, 2013 / 12:30 pm

Kyrie Irving Dances For Class Of South African Students (Gif)

KyrieIrving

The Cleveland Cavaliers’ Pied Piper is only 21-years-old, and Kyrie Irving lived up to new coach Mike Brown‘s nickname when he showed off his dance moves while visiting schools in South Africa with UNICEF. Read More »