NBA Rookie Dunk Contest
Even though Andrew Wiggins is doing all he can do to shoot down the trade rumors circling around him, and even though Zach LaVine wants everyone to know he’s more than just a dunker, the best thing to come out of the recent rookie photo shoot in New York was this dunk contest.
Featuring Wiggins, LaVine, and Minnesota rookie Glenn Robinson III, the three took to Twitter for a dunk-off where GRIII started it off with an impressive 360 windmill. LaVine topped it with an off-the-wall, through-the-legs jam, and Wiggins finished it off with his patented 360, behind-the-back jam.
Did you know there’s a really good chance all three of these guys end up in ‘Sota this year, catching lobs from Ricky Rubio? They’d have to raise the hoops out there.
Even Markel Brown got in on the act with a ridiculous 360.
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If you haven’t heard by now, Revis has some serious sneaker game. As one of the few players in the NFL with his own signature shoe, and as one of the guys with dope shoes that you need to be watching out for this year on the gridiron, New England’s corner is a must-follow on Instagram because of posts like this.
Who knows if these MLB PEs of the Nike Zoom Revis will ever release, but if they did we’d be all over them. This dude’s sneaker line never fails to disappoint. We can’t wait to see what he’ll be wearing for the Patriots this season.
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We all grew up playing sports, and I can’t be the only one who struggled with . Well, apparently, professional athletes have it all figured out. Sometimes they know when to be serious (check Paul George‘s injury this weekend) and still they know when to break it down and entertain. (We can always lean on Usain Bolt for that.) During a week filled with firsts — the official start of the NFL season — and finales — a final completion between Jim Kelly and Andre Reed —
In Style Points, we’re once again handing out some extra props for those in the sports and entertainment world who took their performance one step farther.
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