The best part of this dunk wasn’t the fact that in crunch time of a tight game against the Oklahoma City Thunder, Vince Carter went strong to the rack and threw it down over Serge Ibaka.
No, the awesomeness came a second or two later, when Carter made sure to get in his patented motorcycle-revving celebration — albeit super-quickly (at about the nine-second mark) — before hustling back inbounds to set up on defense.
Hezonja throws down one-handed dunk in preseason debut
Between Hezonja, Elfrid Payton, Victor Oladipo and Aaron Gordon, the Magic have a nucleus of young players that has the potential to be a lot of fun. Even if they’re still a few years away from contending, they’re definitely going to be a League Pass favorite this year.
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist suffers dislocated shoulder in preseason game
Preseason is only just getting underway and there’s already a potentially serious injury to report. In the game between the Hornets and Magic on Saturday night, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist was taken to the locker room after suffering a right shoulder injury. The Hornets announced that he was then taken to an Orlando-area hospital for follow-up x-rays:
MKG fouled as he curled off pick & hits the floor hard. Headed to locker room w/ trainer Steve Stricker after holding R shoulder. @hornets