With the 2015 Sprite Slam Dunk Contest on the horizon, here is a look back at the most memorable photos and videos from the competition over the years.
He truly is the heart and soul of the team.
Several players sported the words uttered by Staten Island man Eric Garner before he died while under a police officer’s chokehold.
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Short shorts, pumped up kicks, and dream teams. This truly was the Golden Era of Basketball.
When Bruno Mars’ “Marry You” comes on at 0:57, you know it’s gonna be good.
Nate Robinson had been having a magical playoffs. Tuesday night, we were reminded of the fact that, in sports, these things don’t always work out.
Who knew that there was such a thing!
Bulls center enthusiastically applauds opponents for arguing with each other.
Sorry bro, just telling it real.
Jimmy Butler’s road to the big time required him to do a lot more than just becoming a good basketball player.
Nate Robinson went off at the end of Game 1 to help the ultra-shorthanded Bulls beat the Heat in Miami.
Clearly, these people have never had fluid drained from their spine with a needle.
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He’s just around the corner…
Derrick Rose tweeted out photos of his new baby boy, PJ. Prepare for “aww”s.
And is that supposed to be the dog from Duck Hunt? There aren’t any other dog-like characters in Mario, are there? If it is, I bet Duck Hunt Dog is way easier to deal with once he gets a few beers in him.
Kobe is one of the greatest players of all time, but nothing he does is original.
This is the stuff dreams are made of.
It took a lockout shortened season and some unfortunate injuries, but at long last the NBA playoffs are unpredictable.
“That’s all that matters, yo.”
Sitting alone in a luxury suite, Derrick Rose looks like the most forlorn NBA player of all time.
When your star player goes down in Game 1 of the playoffs, it’s easy to give up and look forward to next year. The Chicago Bulls and their fans aren’t quite ready to give up.
The Bulls star tore his ACL Saturday. Bulls fans everywhere were heartbroken, but the Internet tried to find the funny.
You don’t earn an awesome nickname like “Hot Sauce” without some inspirational moments on, and off, the court. Watch out Miami.
Rose possibly tore his ACL and MCL on the play, which came with a minute left in Chicago’s blowout win over Philadelphia. He’s receiving an MRI soon to determine the extent of the injury.
Raise your hand if you could’ve stopped this layup. Don’t raise your hand.