Duke Blue Devils freshman phenom forward Jabari Parker is projected as a top-flight lottery pick in the 2014 NBA draft—if he declares himself eligible, that is. As talented as he is, it figured to be a slam dunk that Parker would headline the latest bunch of one-and-done wunderkinds in college basketball. Show More Summary
Former NBA Slam Dunk Contest champion Gerald Green capped off his career-high 41-point night with a vicious two-handed jam against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Green got a step on All-Star Kevin Durant, and that was all he needed to get to the rack for Thursday's Dunk of the Night. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
In a game that became a laugher very early, Blake Griffin threw down a nasty alley-oop in transition with a little help from Chris Paul: It looks like the slam ushered in garbage time, as the Clippers emptied their bench with just over a minute left in the third quarter. Andy Bailey covers the NBA for Bleacher Report. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
McGrady, a seven-time N.B.A. All-Star who retired last year, is trying to make the switch to baseball. “This is not a gimmick,” he said. “I do know the sport.”
After being drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers with the No. 48 pick in the 2013 NFL draft, Le'Veon Bell put on a show during his rookie season, accounting for 860 rushing yards along with eight touchdowns. Just for fun, Bell shows that his hurdling ability on the football field is no fluke. Show More Summary
Isaiah Rider DEMANDS his props... telling TMZ Sports he REVOLUTIONIZED dunk contests forever when he pulled off the first ever between-the-legs jam... and now, it's impossible to win without biting his style. The 1994 Slam Dunk champion was at the…
OK, so it's not Michael Jordan posterizing Patrick Ewing or Julius Erving destroying some helpless ABA noob, but Robin Lopez's vicious slam over the Los Angeles Lakers' Robert Sacre was... Well, it was something. He might not get his...Show More Summary
Oscar-themed manicures seem like a slam dunk for any vaguely creative nail polish company trying to keep the nail art trend running as long as humanly possible, but some films are more difficult than others to render as nail art. 12 Years a Slave is at the top of that list. Show More Summary
I'd say he had the right yardage here. Here's one way to make a move up the leaderboard into second place. Russell Henley's play has been a mixed bag since he arrived with a win at the Sony Open last January. His putting at that event...Show More Summary
A Lebron James dunk was mimicked by Kevin Love dunk practice and he pulled it off pretty easily. Maybe the USA teammates could put on a show in the 2015 NBA slam dunk contest during All Star weekend. The Kevin Love dunk was recorded during practice on Thursday by Ronny Turiaf and the practice gym... Show More Summary
When the Miami Heat were in Phoenix to take on the Suns right before the All-Star break, LeBron James gave us his annual “this is what you’re missing because I won’t take part in the slam dunk contest” performance. And, as usual, it was a breathtaking display of power and athleticism. However, while the majority […]
Tyler Honeycutt’s dunk in an Israeli dunk contest was easily better than anything in the 2014 NBA slam dunk contest. The former UCLA high forward took to the air, throwing down a dunk on four men. If Honeycutt can’t find his way back onto an NBA roster, maybe he can just come to next year’s... Show More Summary
Phoenix Suns high-flyer Gerald Green earned NBA Dunk of the Night honors for his nasty reverse slam against the Utah Jazz. Green executed a textbook give-and-go with teammate Channing Frye, darting down the baseline before throwing down...Show More Summary
Leave it to Phoenix Suns wing Gerald Green —NBA Slam Dunk Contest winner in 2007, runner-up in 2008 —to put on a world-class display of dunkage against the Utah Jazz. Green shows the total package in these two highlights. First he works a nifty little two-man game with teammate Channing Frye to get open for the double-pump jam. Show More Summary
In September 2009, Michael Jordan was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and to commemorate the event, Sports Illustrated devoted an issue to highlighting Michael Jordan's legendary career. Sports Illustrated offered Jewel-Osco supermarkets ("Jewel") a free ad in the magazine, in exchange for Jewel selling the magazines in......
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Nene provided the heroics in Washington, while Kevin Love notched a triple-double for the Timberwolves. The Washington Wizards trailed 93-92 following a pair of free throws by Anthony Davis, but Nene slammed home the game-winner forShow More Summary
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LeBron James scored two painful points last night, suffering a broken nose after slamming down a dunk, reports Sports Illustrated. Oklahoma City defender Serge Ibaka got his hand in James' face during the play, and James tumbled to the court in pain afterward and lay there for a few tense...
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