What we have here, folks, is a late contender for 2016’s dunk of the year, thanks to Derrick Jones Jr. of the NBA D-League.
Jones is currently a rookie for the Northern Arizona Suns in the NBA’s minor league after playing one season of college hoops for UNLV. But never mind all that — let’s get to the glorious dunk.
It happened over the weekend, so we’ll forgive you if it was lost amid football, the last of Thanksgiving leftovers and — well, let’s face it, not many people watch the D-League.
Maybe we all should, though, after viewing this clip. Here’s Jones catching the one-handed alley-oop about two counties away from the rim before somehow slamming it home over a hapless defender. Read more…