Many things to talk about today, but I’m going with the video first, of the NBA’s TV Top 10 for Jan. 26th. Let’s get this party started!
#10 – I’m more surprised Carl Landry gets on the NBA Top 10. Ho-hum.
#9 – Now we’re talkin’. Rudy Fernandez with an amazing loft pass to LaMarcus Aldridge for the easy slam. Fernandez, as we all know now, is involved in the NBA All – Star Sprite Slam Dunk Contest, which I’m surprised at given his only claim to fame, at least from what I know, is this:
Everybody remember that? While that one was awesome, the ensuing video of his thank you to fans for voting him features so-so dunks at best:
Yep, Borat’s gonna join the Slam Dunk Contest. Should be interesting. Anyway, back to the countdown.
#8 – CP3 with yet another of those miracle shots he does on a regular basis, so I’m going with ho-hum yet again on this one. More like a textbook how-to-get-an-and-one call more than anything, except this one actually went in.
#7 – Udonis Haslem doesn’t deserve to get on the Top 10 with this one. First, he’s playing help D (meaning the first line of D softened up the offensive player for him), and Josh Smith has no business throwing up a lame shot like that. Shots like that SHOULD be blocked. It is but righteous.
#6 – Russell Westbrook with the ‘rookie rim rocker’. Good one, short and sweet.
#5 – Wade 1 on 5 layup against the whole Atlanta D. Please stay healthy until the homestretch Dwayne. I know Miami is relying on you 99% of the time now, but hang in there, please.
#4 – Brandon Roy with WHAT SHOULD BE #1. That’s right. Did you see how slooooowwwwly the guy he got dunked on got up? Did you notice none of his teammates even helped him? That’s another Top 10 right there.
#3 – Nate Chandler dunks, and gets immediately hugged by Tim Thomas, ruining his top ten clip. Nothing but a little man – love to take away from your moment. Thanks Tim!
#2 – Fernandez with pass to some guy for the slam on a break. Can’t we have Fernandez at least dunking? I mean, he’s joined the contest, right?
#1 – Finally, CP3 again with one of his typical, everyday, bump-me-then-I-shoot moves. I dunno if he gets #1 on the Top Ten because he was 3 assists short of a quadruple double (wow) or because that move is #1 material. I’d go for the latter. Brandon Roy (#3 above), shoulda gotten this one. #1 was his.