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This Earl Boykins jumpshot will blow your mind

Posted on: January 27, 2011 8:02 pm
Edited on: January 27, 2011 8:04 pm
Posted by Royce Young

Once when I was in high school during a game, a guy on my team took a jumper that rolled around the rim a few times and ended up coming to a stop and the back iron. I had never seen that happen before. It was a jump ball, but something that was pretty cool to see.

Earl Boykins had one roll around the rim more than a few times against the Hawks and it did not come to a complete stop (though it looks like it will at one point). However, it didn't look like it might ever stop spinning around the iron either.

The ball makes four complete circles around the tin and just watch how far it goes down before spinning back up. During the super-slow-motion shot, it truly seems like it goes on forever.

I wonder what the ruling would've been if it hadn't ever stopped spinning? I guess that might've meant this was all a dream though right? Maybe Earl Boykins' totem is a basketball? I just blew my own mind.

Category: NBA

Since: Jun 13, 2007
Posted on: January 27, 2011 8:45 pm

This Earl Boykins jumpshot will blow your mind

If you turn up the volume, you can actually hear Boykins call the "fourspin rim run" shot as the ball leaves his hands.

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