Henry Walker 11 Points/1 Dunk Full Highlights (2/23/2015)

I was excited to see Henry Walker in a Heat uniform. A freshly minted D-League scrub, ready to scrap for minutes as the Heat battle for a playoff spot? Sign me up. I love D-League scrubs. Imagine my sadness when I find out that this is just Bill Walker with a new name (and looking…

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Tyler Johnson 14 Points/1 Dunk Full Highlights (2/20/2015)

More Tyler Johnson highlights? Yes please! We are not likely to see a whole lot more of him this year, now that some prima-donna Slovenian wannabe has entered the scene. A better time than any to throw down his first NBA dunk, as the spectre of Goran Dragic grows ever nearer! Tyler supposedly has pretty…

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Shabazz Napier 18 Points/6 Assists Full Highlights (2/20/2015)

It seems kind of weird to say this, but we are now able to say the following sentence in reference to Shabazz Napier: “Starting point guard for a playoff team.” Isn’t that wild? I agree. It IS wild! We could perhaps modify the sentence to add “by default”, but let’s not discourage the young fellow….

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Hassan Whiteside 17 Points Full Highlights (2/11/2015)

Some people have been asking, if Hassan Whiteside keeps up this level of play until his next contract, will he get the max? in DownToBuck’s not-humble-at-all opinion, this is a magnificently stupid question. These people are not thinking big enough. You could ask, “if Hassan Whiteside plays like this for the next few years, will…

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Tyler Johnson 18 Points Full Highlights (2/6/2015)

The blown layup is every NBA player’s worst nightmare. An uncontested bunny right at the rim is the easiest shot in the game, so easy that kids on their first day of basketball camp hit at least 50% of them. We can now add Tyler Johnson to the list of players who have missed a…

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Tyler Johnson 13 Points Full Highlights (2/1/2015)

Racism has a long and storied history in America. From the Atlantic slave trade to the Jim Crow laws. From the Trail of Tears to the interment of the Japanese. Even today, in this supposedly enlightened area, racism rears still its ugly head, covering our great nation in a shadow of injustice. You have added…

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James Ennis 15 Points/2 Dunks Full Highlights (1/30/2015)

Dear ESPN, If James Ennis dunks the basketball, you need to show replays of the occurrence. I had high hopes after you showed multiple replays of his putback layup, but those hopes were smashed under the relentlessly marching boots of incompetent video work. If you do not show these replays, how am I supposed to…

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Luol Deng 23 Points Full Highlights (1/23/2015)

We haven’t heard a lot about Luol Deng since he went to the Heat. He’s only the third banana on his new team, a team that is suffering noticeably from the departure of Ray Allen. Another thing causing his relative anonymity this year is his apparent inability to dunk. Dunking is the machinery that drives…

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Hassan Whiteside 15 Points/5 Blocks Full Highlights (1/13/2015)

How long until teams figure Hassan Whiteside out? I don’t know. Teams haven’t yet figured out how to stop DeAndre Jordan from dunking it all the time despite knowing exactly what he’s going to do, so I’d say Whiteside (henceforth referred to as “Upside”) has a while before his effectiveness drops. Upside is the feel-goodiest…

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Hassan Whiteside 10 Points/4 Blocks Full Highlights (1/8/2015)

I have to wonder: when Hassan “Upside” Whiteside went to play in Lebanon, did he bother learning any Arabic at all? I have to imagine that his team provided him with a translator/guide of some sort, since he probably was the highest-profile player that the team had ever been able to sign. I’m guessing no….

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