So close, yet so far away.

If this had worked out in his favor, this dunk would’ve been talked about for ages to come. Instead, we’ll just talk about how it was almost one of the best dunks of all time. As reported by Deadspin, DeMar DeRozen- whose name is as fun to say out loud as it is to read- went for a full 360 slam on the head of a Chinese national player, missing the tiniest of margins.

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The other great part of the clip has to be technical foul, which the US team received for their reaction of said dunk. How could you not, though? It looked so good.

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