Northern Illinois’ Pete Rakocevic had a fairly large dunk on Saturday night and the force took down an entire hoop. During the process of the hoop collapsing Central Michigan forward John Simons somehow escaped serious injury with a quick reaction.
The sports world has seen commendable, catastrophic and borderline pathetic attempts at the National Anthem but it has never seen something like this.
Sometimes the Basketball Gods just hate you, as was the case at a recent 8th-grade game in Kansas City. Riley County led Rock Creek 26-25 in the closing seconds when a Rock Creek player threw up a running lob that appeared destined for the bottom of net. Then this happened: [FOX Sports]
Rutgers guard Myles Mack’s teardrop did not go exactly as planned. The senior appeared to have an easy lay-in before he elected for a bizarre transition teardrop shot. The result was something you’d see from a 5th-grader trying to impress his cute Valentine’s date in the stands. In unrelated news, Rutgers is 2-10 in the
Things got a little of of hand at an Indiana high school basketball game over the weekend.
Siena’s Willem Brandwijk had a fairly impressive dunk during practice on Friday, but the result was not so impressive.
Sometimes you just have to be rude, as was case for East Lansing senior Mikhail Myles against Lansing Everett this week.
Bryan College student Gustavo Angel Tamayo managed to do many impressive things within half-a-minute. He was able to get up in gym full of people and, with all eyes on him, bury a lay-up, a free throw, a three-pointer and half-court shot. In doing all of that in 30 seconds, he won $10,000 in tuition
Sure, that hoop is nowhere near regulation size but still. One has to give it up to Justin Bieber for this one. Between this and his hockey abilities, we’re almost to the point of forgetting stuff like this. [SB Nation]
There are a lot of things you shouldn’t do in life, but the dangers of over-inflating a basketball probably never crossed your mind. Maybe it will after you watch this video of a kid that could have had his face taken off after over-inflating a ball before it blows up right in front of him.
Aside from being a pitching phenom, Mo’ne Davis can absolutely ball. Seen here in an old video (uploaded 2010) wearing her no. 11 for the Anderson Monarchs, Davis gets to the free throw line, jabs left, goes right and makes the poor defender fall on his behind. For those that know Mo’ne, this isn’t anything
Jamal Crawford was doing his thing in another Seattle Pro-Am game. This game (this highlight, for all intensive purposes) also featured Cali-bred Marcus LoVett Jr., the soon-to-be high school senior point guard recruited by the likes of Michigan State, Indiana and UCLA and one of a solid handful of names to keep in keep you occupied