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Swashcuff
04-19-2010, 01:48 PM
I'll go with my avatar and Tyrone Lue's career defining moment. Allen Iverson stepping over him after making that huge bucket in Game 1 the 2001 Finals.

Who do you guys got?

OrderOfCook
04-19-2010, 01:51 PM
Weis. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XMrPjl-927Q)

GSW Hoops
04-19-2010, 01:58 PM
Daniel Gibson after hitting a few big shots in the playoffs, never to be heard from again...

td0tsfinest
04-19-2010, 02:00 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h2-I01cDdhY#t=1m48s

ldc62
04-19-2010, 02:02 PM
Kwame Brown for being the biggest bust ever.

Sadds The Gr8
04-19-2010, 02:06 PM
Damon Jones for being the poster of Lebron's best dunk of his career.

Also Araujo for getting absolutely tormented with boos on his home floor! I've seen players get booed on home court, but not as soon as they get subbed in, and not that loud before!

Hellcrooner
04-19-2010, 02:19 PM
Olive millet fat

bogues short

bol thin

muresan tall

bias drugs

eddie griffin porn

FinsFoLife
04-19-2010, 02:22 PM
James Kipkenboy

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n-QBReCej2w

twoearl
04-19-2010, 02:26 PM
Daniel Gibson after hitting a few big shots in the playoffs, never to be heard from again...

lol, that is a great one! If not for that playoffs i dont think he would still be in the League right now..

ldc62
04-19-2010, 02:27 PM
Damon Jones for being the poster of Lebron's best dunk of his career.

Also Araujo for getting absolutely tormented with boos on his home floor! I've seen players get booed on home court, but not as soon as they get subbed in, and not that loud before!

That mite be in my top 10 Raptor moments

Hellcrooner
04-19-2010, 02:31 PM
Chocolate thunder, crashing boards

Kermit washington punching tomjanovic.

amoore87
04-19-2010, 02:34 PM
come on swash i was gonna use that one lol..how bout the year of the sacramento kings, because of shaq & his lakers

amoore87
04-19-2010, 02:34 PM
^^or should i say "queens"

kArSoN RyDaH
04-19-2010, 02:43 PM
robert horrry game 7 of wcf against the sac kings.

kArSoN RyDaH
04-19-2010, 02:43 PM
or how about coach jim mora i believe in the nfl "playoffs? u wanna talk about playoffs?" lmaoooo

SteveNash
04-19-2010, 03:04 PM
Allen Iverson Practice

RadiantShot
04-19-2010, 03:09 PM
^
Lol.

Paul Pierce : Wheelchair.

LMAO. Jk. I won't do that.

SteveNash
04-19-2010, 03:15 PM
^
Lol.

Paul Pierce : Wheelchair.

LMAO. Jk. I won't do that.

Wade would be famous for his wheelchair not Pierce.

Swashcuff
04-19-2010, 04:58 PM
Allen Iverson Practice

not surprised to see that you said this

Hawkeye15
04-19-2010, 05:00 PM
Thunder Dan-long bombs

Lions #81
04-19-2010, 05:21 PM
Darko being selected at #2...fml

GSW Hoops
04-19-2010, 05:30 PM
Chuck Hayes for his free throws...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0wQq9YWZ568

DaBUU
04-19-2010, 05:33 PM
Cedric Ceballos for that blind folded dunk

MTone8788
04-19-2010, 05:33 PM
If everyone didn't know him before, then I'm sure everyone knew Raja Bell after clotheslining Kobe.

I know of Chris Childs because of punching Kobe.

Heat-On-Fire!!!
04-19-2010, 05:43 PM
Wade would be famous for his wheelchair not Pierce.

Wade was really injured, while that punk pierce(i am still angry over game 1) faked his.

Iodine
04-19-2010, 05:49 PM
robert horrry game 7 of wcf against the sac kings.

Thats not even his best game.........

Slimsim
04-19-2010, 05:49 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uzGzR7wuBik

He might not be a player in the league but i will always remember John Lucas for this game.

Iodine
04-19-2010, 05:50 PM
Thunder Dan-long bombs

Jordan after he beat the suns was so epic

WHO THE **** IS THUNDER DAN?

NYMETS2889
04-19-2010, 05:54 PM
nate robinson- little guy dunking, but he is a selfish slightly below avg to avg player at best

sep11ie
04-19-2010, 06:03 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h2-I01cDdhY#t=1m48s


I have though Artest was not as tough as he wants everyone to think he is after that fight. He got punked like 3 times that fight.

RaptorsFanatic
04-19-2010, 06:04 PM
Michael Ruffin for throwing the ball in the air and costing the team his game to the hands of Morris Peterson.

"GOT IT! I DON'T BELIEVE IT!I DON'T BELIEVE IT!"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_l5nHDIcOAE

And Anthony Parker the next year stunning the city of Washington in exactly the same way.

"NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO...IMPOSSIBLE!"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jWOwVb2OtyY&feature=related

netsgiantsyanks
04-19-2010, 06:04 PM
gerald green-the cupcake dunk

SteveNash
04-19-2010, 06:07 PM
Wade was really injured, while that punk pierce(i am still angry over game 1) faked his.

Wade had a shoulder injury, making his wheelchair exit pathetic.

Chris Jackson and Craig Hodges for acting like fools.


gerald green-the cupcake dunk

More memorable was Darryl Dawkins shoving Green's shoes off the judges table.

-Kobe24-TJ19-
04-19-2010, 06:07 PM
the guy who made a layup in the dunk contest:facepalm:

netsgiantsyanks
04-19-2010, 06:07 PM
Michael Ruffin for throwing the ball in the air and costing the team his game to the hands of Morris Peterson.

"GOT IT! I DON'T BELIEVE IT!I DON'T BELIEVE IT!"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_l5nHDIcOAE

And Anthony Parker the next year stunning the city of Washington in exactly the same way.

"NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO...IMPOSSIBLE!"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jWOwVb2OtyY&feature=related

lmfao i still love it

ruffin: "yeah this game is over give us the win"
peterson: "no it aint mother****er"

netsgiantsyanks
04-19-2010, 06:08 PM
the guy who made a layup in the dunk contest:facepalm:

darell armstrong

blastmasta26
04-19-2010, 06:51 PM
Michael Finley for his "cartwheel" dunk lol

asandhu23
04-19-2010, 07:11 PM
Derek Fisher: Game Winners
Reggie Miller: That certain game
Vince Carter: Slam Dunk Contest
Chris Webber: Timeout. HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

Sadds The Gr8
04-19-2010, 07:12 PM
That mite be in my top 10 Raptor moments

lol its definitely in mine

thescore53
04-19-2010, 07:16 PM
smush parker nuff said

Sadds The Gr8
04-19-2010, 07:20 PM
Shawn Bradley for getting dunked on.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UEi-Wm0OFII

djeller1139
04-19-2010, 07:32 PM
Craig Ehlo

-Kobe24-TJ19-
04-19-2010, 07:36 PM
Ricky Davis's fake triple-double

ldc62
04-19-2010, 07:40 PM
Derek Fisher: Game Winners
Reggie Miller: That certain game
Vince Carter: Slam Dunk Contest
Chris Webber: Timeout. HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

VC: Most talented player to waste his career.

SA5195
04-19-2010, 07:45 PM
Jarret Jack tieing his shoes :laugh2:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0su_Huk6p-o

Tymer
04-19-2010, 08:04 PM
Spree for choking P.J.

Swashcuff
04-19-2010, 08:23 PM
Spree for choking P.J.

unfortunately for him that seems to be his legacy oh and his infamous "i got my family to feed"

IversonIsKrazy
04-19-2010, 08:27 PM
Daniel Gibson after that game 6 of ECF in 2006.

Iodine
04-19-2010, 08:29 PM
VC: Most talented player to waste his career.

The reason I hate him

ldc62
04-19-2010, 08:34 PM
Derrick Rose for his PSD threads?

ldc62
04-19-2010, 08:37 PM
Big Baby for crying.

ldc62
04-19-2010, 08:38 PM
Kevin Garnett for being a B****

Sadds The Gr8
04-19-2010, 08:41 PM
Big Baby for crying.

good one....and running over that kid.

Sadds The Gr8
04-19-2010, 08:45 PM
-Greg Oden for showing his cack
-Fred Jones for winning dunk contest in 04
-Mardy Collins for getting punched in his face by Melo
-Antonio Daniels for getting crossed and falling twice in the same play by A.I.
-Vujabich for crying as well...

netsgiantsyanks
04-19-2010, 08:55 PM
michael jackson for having the same name as the king of pop

jetsfan28
04-19-2010, 09:01 PM
Craig Ehlo for The Shot. A good player who is unfairly known for 1 play against the best ever when he was banged up.

The Final Boss
04-19-2010, 09:11 PM
Dwight Howard after Bryant "Welcomed Him to the League" when he slammed it on him.

heathonater
04-19-2010, 09:25 PM
byron russell for being part of mj's last shot as a bull.

Swashcuff
04-19-2010, 09:30 PM
Dwight Howard after Bryant "Welcomed Him to the League" when he slammed it on him.

:confused:

thats in no way is why dwight howard got famous.

fadedmario
04-19-2010, 09:36 PM
Tayshaun Prince, "the block" on Reggie Miller. We don't win a championship that year without that block.

iFYouSeekAmy
04-19-2010, 09:36 PM
Jordan Crawford and his sweet honey on the so called "King".

Tymer
04-19-2010, 11:54 PM
unfortunately for him that seems to be his legacy oh and his infamous "i got my family to feed"

I like Spree just didn't do anything else spectacular in his career

Tracy for not getting out of the 1st round
Harold Minor/James White for dunking
Mitch Richmond for having one of the prettiest jumpers ever
VC/J-Rich/Des Mason for bringing back the dunk contest

kblo247
04-20-2010, 12:04 AM
I like Spree just didn't do anything else spectacular in his career

Tracy for not getting out of the 1st round
Harold Minor/James White for dunking
Mitch Richmond for having one of the prettiest jumpers ever
VC/J-Rich/Des Mason for bringing back the dunk contest

He let Kobe go baseline and put him in a highlight reel in the garden and cross him up real nice in Minny :p

- T-Mac is remembered for that Spurs game
- I'll never forget JO for doing the sliding punch
- Kobe 62, Dallas 61
- Fisher with 0.4
- Horry game 4 with the King
- Barkley closing his eyes when Shaq was about to deck him
- Malone busting Isiah up
- Stockton beating Houston
- Josh Howard calling timeout versus the Heat in the finals
- Kwame Brown for his last game in Staples as a Laker
- Penny will always be remembered for Little Penny hitting on Tyra Banks

Tymer
04-20-2010, 12:31 AM
Shaun Livingston for his knee

kblo247
04-20-2010, 12:39 AM
Shaun Livingston for his knee

God that **** was disturbing

Swashcuff
04-20-2010, 12:44 AM
Sundiata Gaines for that one game against the Cavs

PrettyBoyJ
04-20-2010, 12:53 AM
Fred Jones won a dunk contest and was never heard from again

kblo247
04-20-2010, 12:55 AM
Kareem Rush was remembered for Game 6 of the WCF versus Minny as well

Tymer
04-20-2010, 01:02 AM
Mario West for this
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FCosVKXcmTE&feature=related

kblo247
04-20-2010, 01:07 AM
I still say Luke Walton will always be remembered for game 2 of the NBA Finals as a rookie.

I'll always remember Sheed for the phrase " the ball don't lie" and Van Exel for Cancun

Never will forget Nick Anderson missing those free throws either as that killed his career

Swashcuff
04-20-2010, 01:31 AM
Christian Laetner was on the Dream Team why?

Mark Madsen for his "dance moves"

Stunner
04-20-2010, 01:46 AM
James Johnson and the Lebron Poster! lol

Meth
04-20-2010, 01:49 AM
Shaun Livingston for his knee

Thank you.

Sadds The Gr8
04-20-2010, 01:52 AM
He let Kobe go baseline and put him in a highlight reel in the garden and cross him up real nice in Minny :p

- T-Mac is remembered for that Spurs game
- I'll never forget JO for doing the sliding punch
- Kobe 62, Dallas 61
- Fisher with 0.4
- Horry game 4 with the King
- Barkley closing his eyes when Shaq was about to deck him
- Malone busting Isiah up
- Stockton beating Houston
- Josh Howard calling timeout versus the Heat in the finals
- Kwame Brown for his last game in Staples as a Laker
- Penny will always be remembered for Little Penny hitting on Tyra Banks


LOL that was crazynesssss!!!

Sadds The Gr8
04-20-2010, 01:58 AM
-Deshawn Stevenson for trying to beef with Lebron
-Varejao for getting **** on by Wade in one of the nastiest posters ever

Meth
04-20-2010, 02:14 AM
Baron Davis > Andrei Kirilenko

Sadds The Gr8
04-20-2010, 02:29 AM
oh yeah can't believe no1 said this...

-Marion's ugly Jumper

wileyisTOFU
04-20-2010, 02:36 AM
Shaun Livingston for his knee

ugh, thanks for the mental highlight reel

asandhu23
04-20-2010, 02:39 AM
Charles Barkley and his golfing skills

B.JenningsMVP
04-20-2010, 03:08 AM
Raja Bell -- clothesline on Kobe

kArSoN RyDaH
04-20-2010, 05:38 AM
kobe bryant forever cemented his legacy in the minds of all nba fans when he scored 81....

kArSoN RyDaH
04-20-2010, 05:39 AM
artest and stephen jackson- malace in the palace

kArSoN RyDaH
04-20-2010, 05:40 AM
paul pierce for faking an injury in the nba finals!!!

kArSoN RyDaH
04-20-2010, 05:41 AM
shannon brown CHOKING in the nba dunk contest. lmaoo

NY Till I Die
04-20-2010, 09:03 AM
lol, that is a great one! If not for that playoffs i dont think he would still be in the League right now..

You mean if not for Lebron.

NY Till I Die
04-20-2010, 09:04 AM
kobe bryant forever cemented his legacy in the minds of all nba fans when he scored 81....



I thought you were gonna say what he did in Denver and then ratted out Shaq. He'll be remembered for that just as much, if not more.

No character.

Philly 4 Life
04-20-2010, 09:21 AM
Freddie Mitchell, 4th and 26th against the packers in divisional round of 03

amoore87
04-20-2010, 09:23 AM
ben wallace- headband w/ afro

avrpatsfan
04-20-2010, 09:47 AM
James Kipkenboy

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n-QBReCej2w

He's not an NBA player but holy ****ing **** that look like it hurt.

bullskinfan1
04-20-2010, 10:06 AM
Vince dunk over 7 footer in Olympics and KG's screaming afterwards
Vince dunk contest best of all time
Jordan's 6 3 pointers against Portland and the shrug afterwards
Pippen grabbing his crotch after dunking on Ewing
Reggie Miller 8 pts in final seconds against the Knicks and throwing the choke symbal to Spike Lee and Fans
Shawn Kemp dunk over Felton Spencer from Jazz then pointing at him
Shawn Bradley getting dunked one over and over and over etc....

the list goes on but those are the first to come to mind

Oldmantrash
04-20-2010, 10:19 AM
Kenny Walker

One time slam Dunk champ,nothing else.

BOSTON617
04-20-2010, 10:37 AM
antone walker for being the first nba player to waste 180 mil before retiring

nycsports2
04-20-2010, 11:06 AM
aaron ****in boone

bbcmillionaire
04-20-2010, 11:17 AM
what about aron mckie from that 01 playoff series against the lakers, i thought he was never the same after that

Swashcuff
04-20-2010, 11:32 AM
Šarūnas Jasikevičius nuff said

BOSTON617
04-20-2010, 11:33 AM
ben wallace for defense
tim duncan triple doubles
shaq breaking backboards
denis rodman for being a compl weirdo
larry bird being the white god of basketball
red - for his cigars
scottie pipen for bein mjs *****
rasheed wallce for his bald spot

fadedmario
04-20-2010, 11:33 AM
Dennis Rodman's hairstyles throughout his career. Loved that guy

Raph12
04-20-2010, 11:36 AM
robert horrry game 7 of wcf against the sac kings.

He hit clutch shots throughout his career, not just on the Lakers.

mavwar53
04-20-2010, 11:39 AM
sam bowie for not being Jordan

xbrackattackx
04-20-2010, 11:55 AM
sam bowie for not being Jordan

I see what you did there.

asandhu23
04-20-2010, 12:09 PM
Monta Ellis - Moped? ( I am a Warriors fan so I get to make fun of this )

clehmun
04-20-2010, 12:50 PM
I'll go with my avatar and Tyrone Lue's career defining moment. Allen Iverson stepping over him after making that huge bucket in Game 1 the 2001 Finals.

Who do you guys got?

I'm going to have to agree with you, as soon as I think about Tyrone Lue, I vision Iverson stepping over him after the big shot. Which is kind of sad for him.

but then again, whenever iverson's name come up now, first thing that pops into my mind is his practice interview :pity:

Swashcuff
04-20-2010, 01:21 PM
Marcus Fizer for being strong
Jason Collins for being the worst starting C in the history of the NBA finals
Javaris Crittenton for his guns
Reggie Evans…. Nuts anyone?
Charlie V….. where are my eyebrows?

mikantsass
04-20-2010, 01:23 PM
kobe bryant forever cemented his legacy in the minds of all nba fans when he scored 81....

And his little trip to Colorado... lol JUS KIDDING LAKER FANS!!!!

Larry Johnson for being Grandmama

Dikembe for his finger wave

Vince for the 2000 dunk contest

George Muresan for "My Giant" (and being the worst 7 footer in NBA history)

-Kobe24-TJ19-
04-20-2010, 01:46 PM
Joakim Noah:for saying I've never heard anybody say I'm going to cleveland on a vacation....and also saying cleveland sucks lol

:laugh:

godolphins
04-20-2010, 02:18 PM
Definetly Daniel Gibson

29$JerZ
04-20-2010, 02:19 PM
Fredric Weis - self explanatory

Swashcuff
04-20-2010, 02:42 PM
joakim noah:for saying i've never heard anybody say i'm going to cleveland on a vacation....and also saying cleveland sucks lol

:laugh:

:d

magicdouglas
04-20-2010, 03:07 PM
spud webb - slam dunk contest, the shortest dude slamin!

GrumpyOldMan
04-20-2010, 03:21 PM
Christian Laetner. His buzzer beater in the NCAA tournie is the last great thing he ever did on a basketball court.

Lakerfan In NY
04-20-2010, 03:38 PM
Kirk Hinrich defense on Paul Pierce. Before than he was fading away. Going into that growing number of contract yr players who became a bum after the money.