I know, I just want the NBA season to tip-off tonight as well, enough with the waiting. What are we going to do, discuss the Dwight Howard season with the Lakers for the 5,493, 672nd time?
So to kill some time, how about a couple of dunks recorded on Vine. Here is Andre Drummond throwing it down over a random old guy.
You want more. How about a guy dunking on Michael Jordan… well, Vine didn’t exist back then. So how about a guy dunking on a Jordan poster.
Hat tip to Lang at All Ball, who can posterize a Jordan poster with the best of them.
Mario Hezonja, the No. 5 pick in this year’s draft, has never lacked for confidence. The Croatian guard made his pro debut in the Magic’s preseason game against the Hornets on Saturday and did this:
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.
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:
A few hours after the game, the Hornets announced that Kidd-Gilchrist has a dislocated shoulder:
Depending on the severity of the injury, he could miss a few weeks or a few months. Hopefully, it’s the shorter end of that timeline. We should know more on Sunday.