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Taj Gibson dunks on Dwyane Wade video

Posted on: May 15, 2011 8:52 pm
Edited on: May 16, 2011 12:10 am
 
Chicago Bulls forward Taj Gibson puts Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade on a poster. Posted by Ben Golliver.

We have a new leader in the clubhouse for best dunk of the 2010-2011 NBA playoffs.

During the second quarter of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals, Chicago Bulls forward Taj Gibson annihilated Miami Heat All-Star guard Dwyane Wade with a vicious two-hand dunk in transition.

The play began with a turnover by Heat guard Mario Chalmers. Bulls forward Luol Deng gathered the ball and tossed an outlet pass to Bulls guard C.J. Watson, who led a three-on-one break with Wade the only defender getting back. Watson dished to the trailing Gibson, who wasted no time in hauling in the pass near the free throw line, taking two gather steps and then throwing in a two-handed dunk over Wade, who contested with both hands. 

Gibson's flush went in cleanly and Wade was whistled for a foul on the play.

Here's the must-see video of Gibson's dunk on Wade. Don't miss Gibson's fourth quarter putback dunk which was almost as impressive.

 

Comments

Since: May 16, 2011
Posted on: May 16, 2011 12:19 pm
 

Taj Gibson dunks on Dwyane Wade video

The point is that Wade got dunked on. Period. Postarized.




Since: Oct 20, 2009
Posted on: May 16, 2011 10:34 am
 

Taj Gibson dunks on Dwyane Wade video

@longisland, did you watch the replay? Dwayne Wade lept in the air and smacked Gibson in the face.  That's a foul if he's in the restricted area or not.



Since: Nov 11, 2006
Posted on: May 16, 2011 9:33 am
 

Taj Gibson dunks on Dwyane Wade video

I do not watch basketball but I will watch the remainder of this series.  I cant wait to see the HEat go up in smoke.Tongue out



Since: May 10, 2011
Posted on: May 16, 2011 8:31 am
 

Taj Gibson dunks on Dwyane Wade video

@longisland333


You contradict yourself on what constitutes the rules in the NBA.  It was clearly a proper call by the refs.  The restricted area is kinda like the "kitchen" so if you can't stand the HEAT (which is what most Cleveland, Boston and Chicago fans have in common) then you must get out of the kitchen. 



Since: Oct 2, 2007
Posted on: May 16, 2011 4:01 am
 

Taj Gibson dunks on Dwyane Wade video

Yes it was a good dunk but posterized? that is the real joke. i have never been a big fan of the restricted area at all and I think the NBA put it there to simply increase offensive output which then increases scoring. As we all know scoring increases fan attendance and viewership.  D-Wade simply stood his ground and played good defense in the situation that presented itself. Thanks to the NBA and its restricted area an offensive foul was over looked and the NBA got what it wanted, a higher scoring more physical game.  If the NBA wants its restricted area fine by me but a defensive player should not have a foul called on him for simply standing in a legal defensive position without moving, basically following the rules and still having a foul called. The NBA needs to pick one way or the other and keep it that way!



Since: Oct 22, 2009
Posted on: May 16, 2011 1:14 am
 

Taj Gibson dunks on Dwyane Wade video

The dunk of the year! Two hands, Wade jumped. Makes Wade's dunk on Vareijo the other year look 2nd rate. Where amazing happens!



Since: Dec 14, 2007
Posted on: May 15, 2011 11:56 pm
 

Taj Gibson dunks on Dwyane Wade video

I honestly dont see how Miami WEAK are the "favorites" in this series. They just got exposed, they cant crash the boards, NO bench support and its not like you can keep playing the BIG 3 through out the whole game. I cant see Miami advancing to the next round. DA BULLS!!!



Since: Sep 19, 2006
Posted on: May 15, 2011 11:42 pm
 

Taj Gibson dunks on Dwyane Wade video

that was just ridunkulous!!!  suck it wade!!



Since: Apr 3, 2007
Posted on: May 15, 2011 10:46 pm
 

Taj Gibson dunks on Dwyane Wade video

That basically set the tone for the game, and probably the series.  The Bulls have too much depth and too much aggression inside for the Heat to handle.  The defense was suffocating.



Since: Jan 30, 2008
Posted on: May 15, 2011 10:36 pm
 

Taj Gibson dunks on Dwyane Wade video

yep, that's embarassing, just like their loss.  Laughing


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