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Video / Dec 3, 2014 / 12:00 am

Watch Wesley Johnson Throw Down Thunderous And-1 Baseline Jam

Wesley Johnson

Wesley Johnson (photo. NBA YouTube)

Coming off a thrilling overtime victory against the Toronto Raptors where Kobe Bryant became the first player in NBA history to score 30,000 points and record 6,000 career assists, the Los Angeles Lakers began a three-game road trip in Detroit on Tuesday night. Just as he has impressed crowds multiple times this season with his ridiculous athleticism, Wesley Johnson dropped some jaws at The Palace with a monstrous and-1 dunk in the second quarter. Read More »

Video / Nov 29, 2014 / 12:15 am

Watch Jeremy Lin Find Wes Johnson For An And-1 Alley-Oop From Halfcourt

Wesley Johnson

Wesley Johnson

End the Los Angeles Lakers season now; this will be as good as it gets. Watch Jeremy Lin find Wes Johnson with a beautiful and-1 alley-oop from halfcourt versus the Minnesota Timberwolves. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Nov 24, 2014 / 10:00 am

Watch Wesley Johnson Posterize Danilo Gallinari

Wesley Johnson, Danilo Gallinari

Wesley Johnson, Danilo Gallinari (Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports)

With the score knotted at 82 apiece between the Lakers and surging Nuggets last night, Jeremy Lin collected a rebound and got out in the open court. Wesley Johnson filled the lane on his left and after receiving the pass eviscerated Danilo Gallinari with the poster jam, plus the foul. Read More »

NBA / Oct 29, 2014 / 12:15 am

Video: Kobe Bryant Dishes The Sweet No-Look Pass To Wes Johnson For Layup

Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant can pass, but it’s not his first inclination nor the most prudent strategy to these ill-fated Los Angeles Lakers producing sustainable offense. Few in the game are better at creating shots than the Los Angeles Lakers legend, and he’ll do plenty of it in 2014-2015. But all of that chucking gleans defensive attention, too, and sometimes opens passing lanes for attempts that even Bryant’s substandard teammates won’t miss. Watch Kobe draw defenders in secondary transition before zooming a sweet, no-look dish to Wes Johnson for the easy layup in the Lakers’ season-opener against the Houston Rockets. Read More »

Latest News / Oct 23, 2014 / 9:00 am

Video: Ronnie Price Behind-The-Back Pass For Wesley Johnson’s Monster Dunk

Ronnie Price, Wesley Johnson

Kobe Bryant did not suit up for the Lakers’ Wednesday preseason battle against the Portland Trail Blazers, but that didn’t mean that there wasn’t any sizzle on the floor at Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, CA. Besides Lakers rookie Julius Randle going off for 17 points (on 7-for-10 shooting) and eight rebounds in 24 minutes, another new Laker, Ronnie Price, had a solid outing as the starting point guard. Read More »

Video / Oct 20, 2014 / 2:45 pm

Watch Ronnie Price Get Steal, Go Behind-Back To Wes Johnson For Huge Slam

Wes Johnson

Wes Johnson (Gary A. Vasquez, USATODAY)

The 2014-2015 Los Angeles Lakers might not be Kobe Bryant, a crippled Steve Nash, Julius Randle, and a bunch of cast-off, re-treads after all! Well, not really. But this is still a fun highlight. In a clip emphasizing just how talented even middling NBA journeymen are, Lakers reserve point guard Ronnie Price swipes a steal and leaves a behind-the-back pass to a streaking Wes Johnson for a lengthy poster slam. Read More »

NBA, Video / Apr 7, 2014 / 11:15 am

The 10 Best Game-Winners In The NBA In 2014

Stephen Curry, Jose Calderon

Stephen Curry, Jose Calderon (Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports)

There is nothing more beautiful or thrilling than a game-winning shot. When 48 minutes of blood, sweat and tears all comes down to one single moment, the art of basketball shines brightest. The feeling of your heart pounding when the game is on the line is arguably unmatched in this game we love. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Mar 4, 2014 / 10:30 am

Video: Wesley Johnson Catches Kent Bazemore Lob For The Lakers Win

Wesley Johnson

The Lakers appeared done. They had slowly given up their 13-point first quarter lead, and by the time the fourth rolled around it was a close game and the Blazers were soaking up the Moda Center’s enthusiasm. After the refs reviewed who knocked the ball out of bounds with just 7.1 seconds left and Portland clinging to a 106-105 lead, the Lakers got the ball. Coach Mike D’Antoni assumed the previous call would get overturned and designed a beautiful play on the inbounds that resulted in Wesley Johnson‘s heroics. Read More »

NBA, Video / Feb 10, 2014 / 10:45 am

The NBA’s 10 Best Dunks Of The Week (2.10)

Blake Griffin

Blake Griffin (Gary A. Vasquez/USA TODAY Sports)

The Staples Center sets up shop for some of the best dunks and alley-oops you’ll see this year.

The league’s greatest athletes certainly haven’t taken any time off now that we’re in the second half of the season. After composing a list of the 100 best dunks from the first half of the season, it’s clear that with teams getting into midseason form and ready to make playoff runs that we’re going to see the best brought out in everybody. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Feb 4, 2014 / 11:40 pm

Video: Steve Nash Throws Perfect Half-Court Lob In Return

Ricky Rubio, Steve Nash

Steve Nash made his long-awaited return to the hardwood on Tuesday night in Minnesota after being sidelined with nerve issues in his back since November 10. Nash reminded fans just how masterful he is in the art of passing with some masterful touch on the lob in the second quarter. Read More »