DTB’s Top 100 Dunks of the 2016-17 NBA Season (2016-17 Season Dunkilation)

As Jennifer ran towards him after his successful dunk, Nick’s mind was a blur, and most of the myriad thoughts racing through his head were some variation on the idea that he had never, ever, in his entire life, kissed a girl. The nervous sickness that he had banished before the attempt had returned in…

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DTB’s Best NBA Dunks of the Playoffs (2016-17 Playoff Dunkilation)

“Where’s Nick anyway?” Jake asked the assembled group of friends who were sitting in the bleachers, waiting for the pep rally to start. “It’s like he doesn’t even want to see the cheerleaders bounce around and do flips. That’s like the best part.” Jake lecherously eyed the perkily hopping cheer members, who were attempting to…

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Giannis Antetokounmpo All 194 Dunks Full Highlights (2016-17 Season Dunkilation)

“That was the best meal I’ve had in forever!” Rachel said happily as she finished up her plate of chicken Parmigiana. “Glad you liking it,” Giannis said humbly. It was just an Italian place near his house that Yelp had recommended. He had picked it because it was labeled “$$” on that site, meaning that…

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Jabari Parker All 92 Dunks Full Highlights (2016-17 Season Dunkilation)

Jabari Parker had his eyes closed, but he knew exactly where he was. The milky white glow pervading through his eyelids was a telltale sign. The fact that his knee felt no pain, despite its ligaments having been critically torn for a second time, was another indicator. He had returned to the so-called “Land of…

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Rudy Gobert All 235 Dunks Full Highlights (2016-17 Season Dunkilation)

“Monsieur Gobert! Monsieur Gobert! Your esteemed guest has arrived!” Rudy Gobert rolled his eyes at his bumbling, bespectacled butler. “If you weren’t such an intolerable fool, Remi, you would be able to take his coat and invite him in to the parlor without running to me for guidance.” “Yes, sir! Of course, sir! I will…

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Aaron Gordon All 99 Dunks Full Highlights (2016-17 Season Dunkilation)

Through the eyeholes of his Donald Duck costume, Aaron Gordon kept a lookout for kids (or adults) who might be looking for a personal interaction with one of their favorite Disney characters. Thankfully, he was working an early-morning shift, and there was hardly anybody around to interact with. When none other than Magic teammate Evan…

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DeAndre Jordan All 253 Dunks Full Highlights (2016-17 Season Dunkilation)

DeAndre Jordan was bored nearly to tears. On this perfectly straight stretch of Arizona highway which lay between Los Angeles and Houston, there was nothing to do but listen to podcasts. But his phone was almost out of battery and his car charger had been inadvertently left behind in Los Angeles, so now there weren’t…

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Marquese Chriss All 103 Dunks Full Highlights (2016-17 Season Dunkilation)

Inside the smooth, metallic walls of the holding area adjacent to the Gladitorium, Marquese Chriss waited for the current match to finish. He no longer felt anger towards his fate, only grim resignation. The roar of the spectators was just audible enough for Marquese to surmise that the match had ended. One man lay dead…

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JaVale McGee All 121 Dunks Full Highlights (2016-17 Season Dunkilation)

The team plane was silent; it was two in the morning, and everybody was asleep. Everybody, that is, except one JaVale McGee, who couldn’t get to sleep no matter how much he tried. His mind was preoccupied with rumors that had been circulating the locker room for some time, rumors that Stephen had somehow acquired…

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DTB’s Best NBA Dunks of the Month (April 2017 Dunkilation)

It was past midnight, and the park was quiet. Nick stood in front of the basketball hoop with a ball in his hands, but didn’t move. This was the first test. Had his months of hard work and strict adherence to the workout plan paid off? He would soon find out, and the thought made…

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