/ Jul 27, 2014 / 12:00 pm
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 »
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.
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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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »