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Dwyane Wade throws down dunk of the year?

Posted on: March 16, 2011 9:09 pm
Edited on: March 16, 2011 9:25 pm
 
Video of Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade spinning and dunking over Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins. Posted by Ben Golliver.

Wednesday night's game between the Miami Heat and Oklahoma City Thunder wasn't going particularly smoothly for the Heat, but guard Dwyane Wade changed all that in a matter of seconds, throwing down arguably the dunk of the year.

With the Heat trailing 41-30, Wade drove past Thunder guard James Harden towards the left baseline, spun back towards the middle to beat forward Serge Ibaka's help defense and then rose high to throw down a powerful two-handed dunk over center Kendrick Perkins, drawing a foul in the process.

Wade capped off the spectacular dunk with a dance. Here's video of the play.



Here's the Heat broadcast's video courtesy of YouTube user HEATPOSTERIZED.


Comments

Since: Feb 16, 2007
Posted on: March 17, 2011 12:37 pm
 

Haterade comes in many Flavors!

If you hate the Heat, thats fine, but c'mon this dunk by Wade was just sick.  It turned from a spin move and what was going to look like a finger roll into ramming down the face of a center.  How many times are you going to see something like that? 

So what if that dunk only brought the heat to within 9 with a chance to make it within 8.  That is absolutely no deficit at all the in first half of an NBA game.  Sometimes plays like that can inspire a team to rally back and win.  It didn't end that way, but people are acting like this game was in the bag for the Thunder when it was nowhere near at that point.  Enjoy the play for what it is, and keep the hatin' to a minimum.



Since: Sep 27, 2006
Posted on: March 17, 2011 11:59 am
 

Dwyane Wade throws down dunk of the year?

It was a sweet dunk!



Since: Dec 14, 2006
Posted on: March 17, 2011 10:51 am
 

Dwyane Wade throws down dunk of the year?

Because this is B-ball not Football! It was in the 2nd qtr. and 9points down in a B-ball game is nothing considering how every team goes on runs and droughts throughout the game. The 3 point line allows for teams to big runs and get back into a game! In football you have 11 players on EACH side of the football and a team is guaranteed three downs/attempts to score 6 pts. or 3 pts. unless they turn the ball over in the process. In B-ball there are only 10 players on the court @ a time. They have 24 seconds to score or hit the rim to get a new shot clock or turn the ball over etc... In Football the clock starts when the play starts and keeps going unless there's a turnover or a score. When a play ends, if the ball doesn't go out bounds or a pass gets dropped, is incomplete or gets picked off the clock never stops running unless one of the coaches calls a timeout. So you can't use that scenario! nice try though!  



Since: Jul 9, 2010
Posted on: March 17, 2011 9:01 am
 

Dwyane Wade throws down dunk of the year?

Was it even a dunk? His hands never even touched the rim. He threw the ball in the hoop from about 4 inches away, but I don't classify that as a dunk.

And I agree with the previous poster. Why dance and act all cocky when you're getting your butt kicked. Wade used to be one of the good guys in the NBA, but I see LeFraud has rubbed off on him. Now it's all about individualism and not about the team. These guys who make a great play and prance around or put on their 'scary mean face' look absolutely ridiculous.



Since: Jul 31, 2008
Posted on: March 17, 2011 8:24 am
 

Dwyane Wade throws down dunk of the year?

blow it out your ass bamavol...why be negative...it was a bad ass dunk. i am not even a heat fan, but willing to give credit where deserved...you're an angry person..cheer the f' up or shut the f' up..thx



Since: Jan 15, 2008
Posted on: March 17, 2011 8:17 am
 

Dwyane Wade throws down dunk of the year?

Very nice dunk, but not dunk of the year.
And what does it take to get called for travelling in the NBA?  See how many steps and shuffles you count.
Yes, why is he dancing when they're down nine?  Reminds me of the linebacker that makes a good tackle, pounds his chest and screams, then looks up to see he's still down three touchdowns.



Since: May 6, 2007
Posted on: March 17, 2011 12:55 am
 

Dwyane Wade throws down dunk of the year?

Still prefer Griffins dunk earlier this year against the Knicks.  It was the definition of dunk of the year.



Since: Feb 19, 2007
Posted on: March 17, 2011 12:47 am
 

Dwyane Wade throws down dunk of the year?

Not the dunk of the year.

And why is he dancing when they're down that much?


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