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Best dunks of the last decade? Don’t mind if I do (VIDEO)

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Yesterday, CBT’s blog-buddy CJ Moore put together a list of the top ten dunks of the last decade, and as a longtime lover of a good posterization, I have to put up a link to it.

It’s well worth your time.

But it’s nowhere near the be-all, end-all for great dunks of the last decade.

Since I know you have nothing better to do with your Tuesday (admit it, you don’t), here are a few more posterizations worthy of watching:

Perhaps the most famous facial of all-time, Hakim Warrick over Royal Ivey in the Final Four in 2003:

I mean, c’mon:


And along those same lines, check out this Michael Kidd-Gilchrist dunk against Portland back in 2011:


The biggest miss that CJ had, in my opinion, was this soaring dunk from Jared Cunningham. The call from the announcer takes it to another level:

Travis Leslie couldn’t do much more than dunk during his time at Georgia, but boy could he dunk. DeMarcus Cousins found that out the hard way:

Gerard Anderson of Cal St-Fullerton is one of the best dunkers I’ve ever seen, but he got caught on the wrong end of a poster by Jeff Teague of Wake Forest:

I love little guys dunking over big guys, so I present to you Shay Shine of High Point …

… and Will Bynum (not that Will Bynum) of Montana State:

Big guys can dunk over little guys, too, and it’s still just as awesome. Ain’t that right, Charles Garcia?:

Marques Blakely’s dunk against Albany in the America East final back in 2007 is one of my personal favorite dunks:

And finally, no dunk list is complete without this emasculation, courtesy of Kwame Alexander:

Wichita State’s Anton Grady improving after being hospitalized

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Wichita State senior forward Anton Grady received some positive news on Saturday as a neurosurgeon reviewed MRI results, which are negative for spinal cord trauma.

According to a release from Wichita State, doctors believed Grady suffered a spinal cord concussion during a collision on Friday after he was taken off the floor in a stretcher and taken to a hospital in an ambulance. CT and MRI scans on Friday both turned up negative, but the news of Saturday’s results are an even more encouraging sign for Grady.

The injury for Grady occurred during a Friday loss to Alabama during the AdvoCare Invitational as the senior’s condition has improved since the collision. Grady will receive physical therapy over the next few days and doctors will check his progress before he is released from the hospital.

Grady has been alert and responsive to questions and had feeling in his extremities on Friday, but the use of his arms and legs was limited. By Saturday morning, Grady had improved the use of his extremities.

The 6-foot-8 Grady has averaged 9 points and 6 rebounds per game this season in his first season with the Shockers. The Cleveland State transfer is shooting 39 percent from the field.

Colorado’s Tory Miller reprimanded by Pac-12 after biting opponent

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Colorado sophomore forward Tory Miller has been reprimanded by the Pac-12 and he also apologized for biting Air Force’s Hayden Graham earlier this week.

During Colorado’s win over Air Force on Wednesday, Miller was assessed a Flagrant 2 Dead Ball Technical Foul and ejected with 12:25 left in the second half after biting Graham during a loose ball.

In a release from the Pac-12, they announced reprimanding Miller, but he will not be suspended.

“All of our student-athletes must adhere to the Pac-12’s Standards of Conduct and Sportsman-ship,” Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott said in the release. “Regardless of Mr. Miller’s frustration and emotion, such behavior is unacceptable and he is being appropriately reprimanded.”

Miller also released his apology in the same release.

“I would like to apologize for my actions during the Air Force game. I would like to apologize to Hayden Graham, Air Force, my teammates and fans. It was a heat of the moment thing. I’m an emotional player, but I let my emotions get the best of me. I will use this as a learning experience and focus on helping my teammates and respecting my opponents for the rest of the season and beyond,” Miller said.

For Miller to not be suspended for this is good news for him and Colorado since he won’t miss any additional action, but did the Pac-12 make the right decision on this?