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Video / Oct 13, 2014 / 7:30 pm

Watch Young Hollywood Literally Break The Rim During A Dunk Session

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Young Hollywood (photo. Dunkademics YouTube)

Haneef “Young Hollywood” Munir has recently been battling knee pain, but apparently that won’t stop his pure power and explosiveness at the rim. During a recent dunk session at a gym, Young Hollywood gave the term, “crush the rim,” a literal meaning, as his monster tomahawk jam broke the rim, leaving screws on the floor in the aftermath. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Aug 17, 2014 / 3:00 pm

Video: Young Hollywood Show Outs At SF’s Sprite Slam Dunk Showdown

Sprite Slam Dunk Showdown

NBA Nation has been taking its Sprite Slam Dunk Showdown across the nation this summer in pursuit of finding the top amateur dunker in the country. Thus far, NBA Nation has traveled to Washington D.C., Philadelphia, Sacramento, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and New York. The winners from each of the eight tour stops are awarded $2,500 and a spot to compete at the Sprite Slam Dunk Showdown at 2015 All-Star Weekend in New York City, where the winner will receive $10,000. Read More »

GIFs, Playground / Aug 12, 2014 / 9:00 am

Young Hollywood Eastbay Jam Over Clipper Darrell Wins Drew Dunk Contest

Young Hollywood, Clipper Darrell

The championship game between C.O.A. and Houdini’s All-Stars may have been the main attraction at the Drew League this past weekend, but its annual dunk contest featured an array of attention-stealing acrobatics that garnered some major buzz amongst the crowd on Sunday. Fresh off his win at the Nike 3on3 Slam Dunk Contest earlier in the weekend, Michael “Airdogg” Stewart joined Haneef Munir, a.k.a. Young Hollywood, Jonathan Clark, Chris Staples, and Steven Mallory in a showcase of gravity-defying and innovating jams at the 2014 Drew League Dunk Contest. Read More »

Video / Jul 27, 2014 / 12:00 pm

Class Of 2015 Star Dunks From Behind Free Throw Line In Epic Dunk Contest

Shelby McEwen

Dunk contests just don’t get much better than this. At the Jordan Brand First To Fly Dunk Contest in Las Vegas on Friday night, a group of professional dunkers and class of 2015 stars put on an exhibition close to unlike any we’ve ever seen. And who had the most impressive slam of a field featuring Guy Dupuy, Kwame Alexander, Young Hollywood, Kwe Parker, and more? Little-known rising senior Shelby McEwen. Read More »

GIFs, Playground / Jun 30, 2014 / 11:45 am

Young Hollywood Dunks Over Girl Standing On Chair

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You might remember Haneef Munir, better known as Young Hollywood, as the guy who dunked over Blake Griffin last year. He added to his highlight reel yesterday. Read More »

NBA, Video / Aug 5, 2013 / 12:39 pm

Watch Young Hollywood With The Eastbay Dunk Over Blake Griffin

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We told you about Blake Griffin‘s appearance in Santa Monica this weekend as part of a Jordan Brand event for the Super.Fly 2. While most assumed Blake would pull off some crazy new dunk, the event actually featured the 5-10 Haneef Munir, better known as Young Hollywood, and Blake was merely a prop for Hollywood’s leaping ability. Read More »

Playground, Video / Sep 7, 2012 / 1:00 pm

Video: The Best Dunks Of The 2012 Summer

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We saw Aquille Carr go wild. We saw Tyreke Evans showing off that one-of-a-kind handle. Overall, this summer was great. Even if it wasn’t touching the lockout summer from 2011 – and how could it? – we saw street performers and legit pros everywhere pushing the limits of what we thought possible. Now, we can all sit back and wait for the highlight mixes to start rolling in. Check the video below for the very best dunks of the summer from Team 511. Read More »

Overseas, Video / Sep 4, 2012 / 9:00 am

Video: London’s Midnight Madness Puts On A Dunk Contest Show

Saturday night’s Midnight Madness event in London brought Europe’s best unknown players together for a 13th straight year, but Haneef Munir, aka Young Hollywood, and Dmitry “Smoove” Krivenko sent them home buzzing because of their dueling dunk contest show. Putting your head at the rim when you’re 5-10 has a way of doing that. While you were out enjoying the last rays of summer, check out the show they were putting on in Easton London. Read More »

NBA, Playground / Feb 3, 2010 / 11:59 am

LeBron, Drake & Chocolate Thunder To Pick The Nation’s Best Amateur Dunker

Sprite Slam Dunk Showdown

While everyone will be waiting to see if Nate Robinson can make it three in a row, the search for the nation’s best amateur dunker will culminate when four finalists compete in the inaugural Sprite Slam Dunk Showdown during NBA All-Star Weekend next week. And although the League couldn’t get him to compete, LeBron James will be among the panel of judges who will help determine the winner, along with his boy Drake (who will also perform) and NBA Legend Darryl Dawkins. Read More »