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DeAndre Jordan airballs an alley-oop (VIDEO)

Feb 12, 2013, 1:57 PM EST

There were plenty of great Clippers highlights from their destruction of the Sixers on Monday, and this one’s great in its own way — it just didn’t happen to result in two points.

It’s a little unfair to say DeAndre Jordan “airballed” this alley-oop attempt, even though technically that’s exactly what happened. He underestimated his leaping ability just a bit, and was simply to far from the rim to get this particular throwdown to go — although it sure looked that way to long-time Clippers play-by-play man Ralph Lawler, who believed Jordan actually converted this one at first glance.

[via TBJ]

  1. tampajoey - Feb 12, 2013 at 2:01 PM

    That happens all the time to us 5’10” white guys.

  2. bleedburgandyandgold - Feb 12, 2013 at 2:10 PM

    Ralph lawler cracked me up all excited for nuthing lol

  3. moseskkim - Feb 12, 2013 at 2:27 PM

    Lawler is a living legend but it seems he’s getting pretty up there in age.

  4. miamatt - Feb 12, 2013 at 3:24 PM

    That is hysterical.

  5. eventhorizon04 - Feb 12, 2013 at 4:25 PM

    “It was all net!”

  6. libertarianvoter - Feb 12, 2013 at 9:05 PM

    “It did WHAT?”

  7. fiyeaglesfiy - Feb 13, 2013 at 10:10 AM

    Think they call that an “alley-oops”

  8. jonrox - Feb 13, 2013 at 12:01 PM

    It’s pretty clearly a defensive foul, so there’s that

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