Before the turn of the millennium, something happened that would alter the basketball landscape for the entire decade to come. It would change the way fans think about the sport, the manner in which we consume it, and it would spawn whole cottage industries of hoops that few of us could have imagined or predicted. It was the arrival of the And1 Mixtape Volume 1. Read More »
Jus Fly missed all of his dunks in the finals of Sunday’s World Basketball Festival dunk contest and still won the title. The attempts he didn’t get off included a 360-degree, under-the-legs riff that physicists at CERN are still trying to find out if it’s possible. Fly — aka Justin Darlington — has pulled off a number of incredible dunks before with Team Flight Brothers. In this competition, though, he had LeBron James looking on in awe, too. Hit the jump to see one of the dunks he landed Sunday, a leapfrog that went between the legs. Read More »
Team Flight Brothers puts out arguably the best basketball videos for pure athleticism anywhere online. The dunks their roster of guys can do don’t seem to have an end point the way the NBA Dunk Contest does in some years (as it did last February). Here’s the next submission in TFB’s dunk catalog. Read More »
Earlier this week, the dunking revolution that is Team Flight Brothers was featured on CBS during the show “Papa Johns Dunks of the Year.” Ever wondered what it was like to actually be dunking for a living? Check this out.
I’ve told you about the perks of my job before, and yesterday was no different. Our friends at Reebok flew me and a couple other writers down to Boston to visit Lynn English High School, whose basketball squad holds the No. 1 spot in the preseason rankings. Read More »