Day: December 7, 2021

NBA Twitter reacts to James Bouknight’s monstrous putback slam

Charlotte Hornets rookie James Bouknight produced a career performance on Monday and also threw down a monstrous putback slam dunk that had social media talking afterward.

Bouknight finished with 11 points, five rebounds and one assist in 22 minutes of action in the 127-124 overtime loss to the Philadelphia 76ers. He registered seven points alone in the fourth quarter and helped Charlotte keep the game within striking distance down the stretch.

With the Hornets down five players to health and safety protocols, including LaMelo Ball, Terry Rozier and Mason Plumlee, the team was forced to turn to Bouknight. The appearance was just his ninth of the season as he gave the team energy and effort off the bench.

Hornets head coach James Borrego liked how Bouknight played in the loss.

We believe in him. Obviously, the circumstances have put him in this position right now but he is showing

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Why NorthWood is playing through tragedy

Malachi Emmons woke up to his phone blowing up with texts about this biggest play of his high school basketball career.

Everybody at school the next day couldn’t stop talking about it with him either.

“Honestly the next day I think I watched that video in like two or three classes,” Emmons said. “The teacher brought it up on the board.”

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The video in question was of Emmons’ right-wing, 28-foot, game-winning heave at the buzzer which helped Concord defeat South Bend Saint Joseph, 56-53 last Tuesday night, and was featured as the No. 1 play on SportsCenter’s Top-10 plays of the night.

Thousands across the country have seen the play, either live on television or on social media. And Emmons, a senior guard, is soaking in all his time in the spotlight.

“Honestly, I didn’t

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Video Shows Dan Campbell’s Reaction To Lions’ First Win

Lions head coach Dan Campbell on the field.

Lions head coach Dan Campbell on the field.

It’s impossible to look at this video and say Dan Campbell doesn’t care deeply about this win. The Lions video team caught the head coach’s immediate reaction to Detroit’s first win of the season in the final seconds.

It’s great to see Campbell’s Lions finally get a win this season. The first-year head coach did a great job of keeping the team together through some tough breaks throughout the year.

Week-in and week-out the Lions show up to play and they play hard. Now the team has at least victory to show for it.

All things considered, Detroit got one of its better performances from quarterback Jared Goff. The former No. 1 overall pick finished 25-41 for 296 yards and three touchdowns. Though he did turn the ball over twice.

The offense also made up for the absence of D’Andre Swift

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