Dwight Howard said as he started to take off he told Jrue Holiday not to jump. Their both Adidas guys, Howard didn’t want to embarrass him. Howard was going to throw down a monster dunk and he knew it.
All credit to Holiday for trying, for getting back on defense and making the effort to break this up. He hustled.
But it didn’t exactly work out. The result was one of the bigger dunks on someone’s head this season, former Dunk Contest champion Howard throwing it down right on Holiday off a Jameer Nelson ally-oop.