Highlight: Wizards’ Nene spins and dunks over Pelicans’ Omer Asik

Washington Wizards forward Nene took it back to his younger days, as he posted up New Orleans Pelicans center Omer Asik then spun off him to throw down a thunderous dunk. The Wizards have been carefully easing Nene through the preseason, given his injury history and the fact he played for his native Brazil during the FIBA World Basketball Championships. When healthy, there is no denying Nene can produce moments like this. Asik got a whiff of what the Chicago Bulls saw in last season’s Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. [Vine] The post Highlight: Wizards’ Nene spins and dunks over Pelicans’ Omer Asik appeared first on KCM SPORTS.

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Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo Blocks a Shot on One End, Dunks on the Other

They don’t call him the “Greek Freak” for nothing.

Milwaukee Bucks phenom Giannis Antetokounmpo showed off his athleticism in Saturday’s preseason game against the Chicago Bulls.

In the fourth quarter, Antetokounmpo rejected Bulls big man Taj Gibson. He then sprinted the other way to receive a dish from teammate O.J. Mayo and proceeded to flush it down.

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Minnesota Timberwolves: Don’t miss out on “Dunks After Dark”

An awesome event will be held this Monday by the Minnesota Timberwolves. In honor of the first practices of the season starting up, the Timberwolves will doing a scrimmage and dunk contest at Minnesota State University-Mankato’s Bresnan Arena. The doors to the arena will be open at 11 pm, and the players will take the floor at midnight.
“Dunks After Dark” is free and open to the public, though tickets are limited. This is a great opportunity to see how the new additions to the Timberwolves play, and see how they play with each other. Fans who don’t want to or can’t go to Mankato are also able to watch the event. “Dunks After Dark” will be on NBA TV and Timberwolves fans also can do live streaming through Timberwolves.com.
Fans unfamiliar with the new faces on the Timberwolves will definitely want to tune in. This is a great opportunity to watch the Timberwolves players interact with each other and a great chance to gauge the young talent before the season starts. Andrew Wiggins will definitely b

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Watch Elite 24 Stars Throw Down Monster Dunks

Bleacher Report captured some of the most insane dunks from the Elite 24 camp in Brooklyn, NY.

Watch the video and see these future stars throw down some ridiculous dunks at practice.

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NBA Rookies Show Off Dance Moves and New Dunks

Every year, the NBA and Panini bring the new class of NBA rookies together for a photo shoot for their NBA rookie cards.

In between photo sessions, the 2014 rookie class celebrated and danced all while wearing their teams’ uniforms for the first time. 

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Andrew Bynum Dunks in His Indiana Pacers Debut

When he’s healthy (and his head is on straight), Andrew Bynum can dominate a game inside. He showed just that with a vicious two-handed jam for his first two points as a member of the Indiana Pacers.

Here is a clip of him checking in for the first time.

You can practically hear the fans in Indiana squealing with glee as they got their first glimpse of what Bynum can do in the blue and gold.

 

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WATCH: Russell Westbrook dunks on Kent Bazemore

Russell Westbrook went coast-to-coast for a monster dunk on Kent Bazemore during the Oklahoma City Thunder-Los Angeles Lakers game on Sunday. Westbrook struggled in the contest, but the move shows signs that he’s returning to form after the multiple knee surgeries. The post Video: Russell Westbrook Goes Coast-to-Coast for Mega Dunk appeared first on Basketball Bicker.

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WATCH: Ex-UCLA F Tyler Honeycutt dunks over four guys

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Longwood’s Tristan Carey Dunks All over Radford Defender

Longwood University will have a busy night printing posters.

The Lancers’ Tristan Carey put his name in the mix for the dunk of the year after dunking all over Radford’s Brandon Holcomb on Wednesday night:

Welcome to highlight reels everywhere, Carey.

That monster dunk led to the photo of the year, via Mike Kropf—president of Longwood‘s photo clubon LongwoodLancers.com:

The photo may have been even better than the dunk.

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2014 NBA All-Star Game’s Greatest Dunks, Crossovers, Passes and Other Highlights

In a game that featured tons of highlight plays from LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Blake Griffin and Carmelo Anthony, the Cleveland Cavaliers’ Kyrie Irving stole the show.

He scored from all over the floor and made more than one defender look foolish with his handles on the way to 31 points and 14 assists.

The massive double-double earned Irving MVP honors.

But he wasn’t the only one who provided butts-out-of-the-seats-level highlights during the NBA‘s 63rd annual All-Star Game.

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