THIS one will bring up memories anew for Argentina national team veteran Luis Scola.The one-handed dunk of Gilas Pilipinas guard Gabe Norwood off Scola's outstretched arms during the 2014 World Cup in Spain has been nominated by FIBA for ...
Jun 11, 2020
Days after the cancellation of the 2019-20 NBA season, NCAA March Madness, and - for Filipinos - PBA Philippine Cup due to coronavirus, we're still scrambling for alternative basketball-centric viewing options.That's when a Taiwanese sports network thought: ...
Mar 19, 2020
A couple of months after it was reported that new Slam Dunk material is coming April next year, the manga series' creator Takehiko Inoue confirmed the release of an illustration book on Twitter.Inoue recently posted a visual of Plus/Slam ...
Dec 3, 2019
JACKSON Corpuz has been gaining the label as the 'Pinoy Fukuda' with his looks and his play with Columbian in the PBA.Fukuda, if you recall, is one of the characters of the basketball anime series Slam Dunk where he plays for ...
Nov 2, 2019
JAPETH Aguilar provided the fitting highlight to Gilas Pilipinas' 92-83 win over the Adelaide 36ers on Friday night by posterizing Eric Griffin with a powerful two-handed slam in the waning seconds of the friendly at the Meralco gym.But in ...
Aug 24, 2019
NEW YORK - Rui Hachimura used to adore a manga and anime series called "Slam Dunk," which followed a high school basketball team's trials and tribulations and helped bring the sport into the Japanese consciousness.Though Hachimura was born in Toyama Prefecture ...
Jun 20, 2019
Anime and sneakers have proven for years now to be an unstoppable collaborative force. Despite the hits-and-misses, there are standout pairs that just really work. We decided to rank the top anime-inspired kicks, from good to best, to save ...
Dec 29, 2018
BOCAUE - Showing off his impeccable athleticism, Dmitry Krivenko ruled the dunk contest in the 2018 Fiba 3x3 World Cup Tuesday at Philippine Arena here.The Ukranian showstopper scored 79 in the final round to best Frenchman and legendary dunker Guy Dupuy to ...
Jun 12, 2018
NBA
LOS ANGELES - The NBA dunk contest was a throwback in many ways, with a 21-year-old rookie and a 25-year-old, third-year pro fighting it out for the trophy.Larry Nance Jr. rolled out his father's old ...
Feb 18, 2018
CEBU CITY - University of San Jose-Recoletos guard Miguel Gastador won the Slam Dunk try on his third try, wowing the crowd during the Cesafi All Star Festivities on Sunday at the Cebu Coliseum.Gastador had joined the previous two editions of ...
Oct 2, 2017
ENCHO Serrano of the Philippines settled for a silver medal in the dunk contest of the 2017 Fiba 3x3 Under-18 World Cup on Sunday in Chengdu, China.Serrano, the smallest contestant at 5-foot-11, lost to Vincent Peeters of Belgium ...
Jul 2, 2017
PBA
TONY Mitchell brought the backboard down then Paul Lee brought Star home with the win.The Hotshots import threw down a power putback slam that brought the rim down and highlighted his solid play in leading his team to 99-93 a ...
May 6, 2017
PBA
LUCENA - Chris Newsome survived a strong performance from James Forrester to narrowly claim the PBA All Star Slam Dunk title before a big crowd at the Quezon Convention Center.Consistency was the key for the Meralco Bolts star guard as he converted ...
Apr 28, 2017
PERLAS Pilipinas may just have found its own tower of power in volleyball star Jaja Santiago.The 6-foot-5 Santiago stunned fans in a video posted by her older sister Dianne Angeleen Santiago on Tuesday in her social media accounts, showing ...
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Apr 18, 2017
PBA
IN what could stir up interest from fans, a well-known dunker no taller than 5-foot-9 has expressed his desire to join the PBA slam dunk contest, promising to provide entertainment if given the chance.His name: David "Zero Gravity" ...
Mar 28, 2017
PBA
HE couldn't make a measly layup, so he made up for it by taking it up a notch and go for a dunk.Not just one, but two slams in back-to-back plays worthy to be in the highlight reel. ...
Oct 1, 2016
PBA
TERRENCE Romeo faces a tough cast of challengers led by James Yap and Gilas Pilipinas teammate Jeff Chan when he defends his title in the PBA three-point shootout.The GlobalPort star, who beat Yap and JC Intal in the finals last ...
Jul 28, 2016
NBA
VINCE Carter is confident of claiming the tag "Greatest Dunker Ever" but is glad to continue to show he is more than just an aerial acrobat with his longevity, remaining relevant in the NBA at age 39.Sixteen years after ruling the ...
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Feb 16, 2016
NBA
THERE'S nothing that excites the senses of any basketball fan quite like the dunk. And when the aerial showdown of dunk artistry, a.k.a. the NBA Slam Dunk Contest, is done exceptionally well, that's basketball nirvana right there. ...
Feb 16, 2016
NBA
TORONTO - Aaron Gordon soared over his mascot, but nobody flies higher than Zach LaVine in the slam dunk contest.LaVine was perfect just a little longer than Gordon and won a thrilling final event to cap off an entertaining NBA All-Star ...
Feb 14, 2016
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