Posts tagged "alley oop"

Catch n' Shoot: April 26, 2011 -- Spurs Facing 1st Round Upset, Westbrook's Goat-iness, NBPA Prepared to Decertify

Catch n' Shoot: April 26, 2011 -- Spurs Facing 1st Round Upset, Westbrook's Goat-iness, NBPA Prepared to Decertify
(#1) Spurs 86(#8) Grizzlies 104Grizzlies lead series 3-1Box Score | Recap (#6) Blazers 82(#3) Mavs 93Mavs lead series 3-2Box Score | Recap (#4) Thunder 101(#5) Nuggets 104Thunder lead series 3-1Box Score | Recap The Duncan Era Spurs are 0-5 when down 3-1 in a series (ESPN Stats/Info). San Antonio is good at closing out on... Read more »

Horny Notes: April 21, 2011 -- Plays of the Year, Deng's 1st Half Brick-iness, Korver's Gun-Shy-iness, Method to D-Rose Penetration Madness

Horny Notes: April 21, 2011 -- Plays of the Year, Deng's 1st Half Brick-iness, Korver's Gun-Shy-iness, Method to D-Rose Penetration Madness
BullsTV posted their Plays of the Year. Highlights of Ronnie Brewer, Joakim Noah, Kyle Korver, Luol Deng, Carlos Boozer, C.J. Watson, Taj Gibson, Brian Scalabrine, and one or two Derrick Rose plays, called by the — ahem — always objective and serene Stacey King, Neil Funk, Chuck Swirsky, and Bill Wennington: The Bulls won 11... Read more »

Hoop Doctors: Top Ten D-Rose Plays of the Year (Video)

Hoop Doctors: Top Ten D-Rose Plays of the Year (Video)
Not sure if I have an absolute #1 best Derrick Rose play of the year. The alley-oop from Ronnie Brewer against the Pistons and the block on James Johnson‘s fastbreak probably made me the most insane this season. The ankle-breaking crossover on Tyreke Evans was maybe the most embarrassing with beating LeBron James and Dwyane... Read more »
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Catch n Shoot: April 18, 2011 -- Chris F'N Paul, D12 Wins 3rd Consecutive DPOY, Dunk Porn From Crash, Nenê & ... TD?

Catch n Shoot: April 18, 2011 -- Chris F'N Paul, D12 Wins 3rd Consecutive DPOY, Dunk Porn From Crash, Nenê & ... TD?
The weekend saw the 2nd-best cumulative performances by road teams in Game 1 of the first round (Neil Paine, Basketball-Reference). #5 Hawks 103#4 Magic 93Box Score | RecapHawks lead series 1-0 #7 76ers 89#2 Heat 97Box Score | RecapHeat lead series 1-0 #6 Knicks 85#3 Celtics 87Box Score | RecapCeltics lead series 1-0 #8 Grizzlies... Read more »

D-Rose Dunks All Over MSG; Bulls Beat Knicks, Tie Spurs for Best Record

D-Rose Dunks All Over MSG; Bulls Beat Knicks, Tie Spurs for Best Record
After game #81, the Bulls are tied for the best record in the NBA after handling the Knicks 103-90. It also marks the first season since the Jordan Era in which the Bulls beat every team in The Association. The inevitable question after the Bulls (61-19) 103-90 victory over the Knicks (42-39) in New York... Read more »

Catch n' Shoot: April 12, 2011 -- Fails of the Year, Pre-Playoff Pandamonium, Awards, Alley-Oop Value, Wafer's Monster Fail

HELP SBNATION SELECT THE ‘WTF?!? PLAY OF THE YEAR” FOR THE 2010-11 NBA SEASON. Even if you don’t want to participate, it’s one of the most hilarious NBA-related posts you’re going to see for a while. Amazing compilation of funny. FreeDarko got me back into basketball. Good-bye, old friends. I boycotted basketball for about a year... Read more »
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Dunk Porn: Dwight Howard's Maximum Violence (Video)

Dunk Porn: Dwight Howard's Maximum Violence (Video)
Jrue Holiday is too little and Dwight Howard decided to tell him that. This is one of the most violent alley-oops I’ve ever seen. Dan Gelston at the AP wrote in his recap (via Yahoo!): Dwight Howard asked for a moment of silence. He bowed his head, closed his eyes and paused to remember Jrue... Read more »

Dunk Porn: Happy Belated Birthday, Blake Griffin (Video)

Dunk Porn: Happy Belated Birthday, Blake Griffin (Video)
Wednesday was Blake Griffin’s 22nd birthday and Randy Foye gave him a pretty lob on a fastbreak. Griffin gave back this alley-oop to us: This was after the 76ers (35-33) decided to get rough with The Blakedevil and Blake got feisty: “I just felt like they had let things go way too much up to that... Read more »

Catch n' Shoot: March 13, 2011 -- Contender Narratives, Un-valuing Offensive Rebounds, Russell Westbrook's Historical Young Career, the Bynum Factor

Catch n' Shoot: March 13, 2011 -- Contender Narratives, Un-valuing Offensive Rebounds, Russell Westbrook's Historical Young Career, the Bynum Factor
A great case can be made that Tom Thibodeau was the best franchise acquisition of the last offseason. The Bulls moved ahead of the Celtics in BBR’s mathematical power rankings. They’re now sitting in 4th, behind the Spurs, Lakers, and Heat. That said, why was Carlos Boozer still in the game to sprain his ankle... Read more »
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Dunk Porn: His Name is Blake; Now Check Him Out! (Video)

His name is Blake! [clap,clap] Runs fast, jumps high! [clap,clap]Put ball in air! [clap, clap]He throws it down! [clap, clap] Mo Williams has to be one of the happiest men in the NBA right now. With this ref.