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Old 02-17-2008, 05:10 PM   #1
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Default Okay,Gerald Green's No Shoes Dunk Is.....

The most underrated dunk of all time at the Slam Dunk Contest.

It just shows you how dunks can go unnoticed after a dunker has the crowd in the palm of his hands with excitement.

Although both of Dwight's dunks are both Top 10 dunks of all time,Gerald Green's no shoes dunk is simply amazing but it will be forgotten about because Dwight pretty much was declared the winner after the Superman Dunk.

For us posters,who actually played basketball,we know how hard it is to even jump on a hardwood court without shoes on but to dunk

http://youtube.com/watch?v=TEY-P8B9jVA
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Old 02-17-2008, 05:12 PM   #2
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Default Re: Okay,Gerald Green's No Shoes Dunk Is.....

Yeah I was glad that Dr J pointed that out. I don't play but I was already thinking how slippery the hardwood is and how hard that must have been to do.

It's sort of like last year with Dwight and the sticker, overlooked.
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Old 02-17-2008, 05:13 PM   #3
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Agreed.
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Old 02-17-2008, 05:14 PM   #4
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Default Re: Okay,Gerald Green's No Shoes Dunk Is.....

i loved it and thought it was underrated as well. still give it a 49.
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Old 02-17-2008, 05:15 PM   #5
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Default Re: Okay,Gerald Green's No Shoes Dunk Is.....

I remember in elementary school they decided it would be fun for us to play dodgeball in our socks in the gym. Worst idea ever. I'm still shocked there were no lawsuits

With that said i can testify that its hard as hell to run on hardwood, can't even imagine dunking with socks on
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Old 02-17-2008, 05:16 PM   #6
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Default Re: Okay,Gerald Green's No Shoes Dunk Is.....

He messed up by not choosing a new dunk to throw down. Repeating his previous dunk was supposed to wow because he did it without shoes, but I think he would have gotten a much better reaction by doing an entirely new dunk in his socks.
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Default Re: Okay,Gerald Green's No Shoes Dunk Is.....

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Yeah I was glad that Dr J pointed that out. I don't play but I was already thinking how slippery the hardwood is and how hard that must have been to do.

It's sort of like last year with Dwight and the sticker, overlooked.
But Dwight Howard is more liked,more known than Gerald Green.

It was almost bias,because they kept mentioning how Dwight was cheated last year when Gerald Green actually had the better dunks.

But whats worse is some idiot fans booed DR J for pointing it out,to see someone get up that high with just socks on is sick.

Most of the fans,and posters here cant even jump 6 inches in the air on a carpet with their shoes on.
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Old 02-17-2008, 05:18 PM   #8
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Default Re: Okay,Gerald Green's No Shoes Dunk Is.....

He should have just did that without his shoe the first time, that would be impressive. But that dunk is not as exciting as Barry's free throw line dunk so that he shouldn't have done it twice.

By the way I wish Moon would join next year, hope I can see him trying the Goat 's double dunk.
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He messed up by not choosing a new dunk to throw down. Repeating his previous dunk was supposed to wow because he did it without shoes, but I think he would have gotten a much better reaction by doing an entirely new dunk in his socks.
Even if he did a new dunk he wouldnt have gotten the crowd back out of Dwight Howard's hands.

The only way for Dwight Howard to lose after the Superman Dunk would be if time ran out,I was in a complete daze throughout the entire dunk contest over that dunk like most fans were.
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Default Re: Okay,Gerald Green's No Shoes Dunk Is.....

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He should have just did that without his shoe the first time, that would be impressive. But that dunk is not as exciting as Barry's free throw line dunk so that he shouldn't have done it twice.

By the way I wish Moon would join next year, hope I can see him trying the Goat 's double dunk.
No,his dunk with shoes on from McCants was also very good.

I also have to say Rudy Gay's dunks and Jamario Moon's 1st dunk also were amazing,but Dwight Howard had the crowd in the palm of his hands and there dunks will be quickly forgotten as well.

This slam dunk is arguably the best slam dunk contest ever regarding how good each dunker was with their dunks
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But Dwight Howard is more liked,more known than Gerald Green.

It was almost bias,because they kept mentioning how Dwight was cheated last year when Gerald Green actually had the better dunks.

But whats worse is some idiot fans booed DR J for pointing it out,to see someone get up that high with just socks on is sick.

Most of the fans,and posters here cant even jump 6 inches in the air on a carpet with their shoes on.


I know I can't
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Old 02-17-2008, 05:25 PM   #12
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I know I can't
I cant either.

I dunked once in my entire life,it was in a JV game and it was off of pure adrenaline.

I dunked softer than J.J. Redick did though
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Old 02-17-2008, 05:28 PM   #13
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Default Re: Okay,Gerald Green's No Shoes Dunk Is.....

The dunks aren't judged by how hard they are. They're judged by how hard they look. You gotta sell the dunk. Green didn't do that.
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Default Re: Okay,Gerald Green's No Shoes Dunk Is.....

Gerald's dunk is a difficult dunk, but it still has several things working against it.
1. Visually it doesn't look any better than any other between the legs dunk.
2. He did a more visually appealing between the legs dunk off the bounce moments before it.
3. As difficult as it is, its not shocking that he could pull it off, and I'm sure at least Moon and Dwight could have done it themselves, so its not like he pulled it off and was the only one capable of doing so.
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Old 02-17-2008, 05:34 PM   #15
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Default Re: Okay,Gerald Green's No Shoes Dunk Is.....

I thought that it was great that he did it with no shoes on, but it was really stupid that he did the same dunk.
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