Skip to content

Top 10 NBA dunks of 2012 (VIDEO)

Jan 1, 2013, 10:31 AM EDT

WIth 2012 officially in the books, it’s time to look back on the top 10 dunks of the past year. And just as we all expected, Byron Mullens makes the list and kicks things off at number 10.

Yeah, I don’t know either. But his flying jam down the lane after getting his own rebound was pretty impressive.

J.R. Smith and Jeff Green come in at eight and seven respectively, followed by Gerald Henderson (wait, two Bobcats made this mix?) throwing it down — literally — over several Los Angeles Lakers.

Next up is Jeremy Evans, whose defensive effort to kick things off makes this one of the more impressive overall plays of this collection.

Harrison Barnes gets some rookie love for his monster jam over Nikola Pekovic, before we go to Blake Griffin‘s posterization of Pau Gasol. That one made the top 10 bloopers reel as well, thanks to Andrew Bynum‘s comical reaction.

LeBron James and Gerald Green then weigh in with a pair of alley-oops, and at number one, it’s no surprise that we see Blake Griffin’s incredible throwdown at the expense of the Thunder’s Kendrick Perkins.

Latest Posts
  1. Report: Pelicans interviewed Vinny Del Negro for head coaching position

    May 28, 2015, 10:30 PM EDT

    Vinny Del Negro AP

    Tough to see him as a stronger candidate than at least two others. Unless …

  2. Report: ‘At least three’ Bulls starters ripped Tom Thibodeau during exit interview

    May 28, 2015, 9:00 PM EDT

    Getty Images Getty Images

    Players supposedly said they’d avoid team facility this summer if Thibodeau remained the head coach.

  3. Tom Thibodeau releases statement after firing, thanks Bulls fans and players

    May 28, 2015, 7:30 PM EDT

    Thibodeau was fired as Bulls head coach on Thursday.

  4. Barack Obama: Nobody can outshoot Stephen Curry, except maybe Kyle Korver

    May 28, 2015, 2:42 PM EDT

    US-POLITICS-WEATHER-OBAMA Getty Images

    American president tweets about LeBron James and J.R. Smith

  5. Mavericks considering signing-and-trading Tyson Chandler for DeAndre Jordan

    May 28, 2015, 1:30 PM EDT

    DeAndre Jordan, Tyson Chandler AP

    Clippers center reportedly interested in signing with Dallas

  6. Jared Dudley on Kevin Love: ‘If you leave LeBron, there’s something’s wrong’

    May 28, 2015, 12:55 PM EDT

    Jared Dudley, Kevin Love AP

    Kevin Love might leave the Cavaliers in free agency. Cleveland fans, if history is any indication, wouldn’t treat him well if he does. What would Love’s peers think? Colin Cowherd asked Jared Dudley – whom you might remember from saying players avoid Kobe Bryant Bryant and calling Carmelo Anthony the NBA’s most overrated player –…

  7. Bulls fire Tom Thibodeau

    May 28, 2015, 12:17 PM EDT

    Cleveland at Chicago, Game 6 Getty Images

    Bulls owner Jerry Reinsforf: ‘There must be free and open interdepartmental discussion and consideration of everyone’s ideas and opinions. These internal discussions must not be considered an invasion of turf, and must remain private.’

  8. Report: Melvin Hunt frontrunner for Nuggets job

    May 28, 2015, 10:41 AM EDT

    Denver Nuggets v Los Angeles Clippers Getty Images

    Denver reportedly has not interviewed Mike D’Antoni

  9. Report: Scott Skiles also being considered for Pelicans job

    May 28, 2015, 8:30 AM EDT

    150523_skiles Getty Images

    He would help the defense, but I’m not sure about the fit.

Did Chicago do the right thing in firing Thibodeau?

Despite ending, Hawks had season to remember
Top 10 NBA Player Searches
  1. S. Curry (8420)
  2. K. Irving (6825)
  3. K. Love (6499)
  4. L. James (5063)
  5. K. Korver (4822)
  1. D. Howard (4241)
  2. K. Bryant (4143)
  3. K. Durant (3959)
  4. A. Varejao (3881)
  5. A. Horford (3776)