As 2014 finished off strong, we're recapping the Top 10 Plays from the NBA thanks to NBA.com's Youtube channel. To recap the top plays in the video, starting from #10 down to the #1 Play of the season:
#10: Andrea Iguodala Cross-over
Andrea Iguodala's Cross-over on Quincy Miller is what you call “Breaking someone's Ankles”. Iguaodala absolutely dominated Miller with this shake n' bake move to completely cripple Miller who ended up finding himself on the hardwood. Ouch!
#9: Derek Rose Mid-Air Pump Fake to Pass
Derek Rose of the Chicago Bulls with the Mid-Air Pump fake to Pass to Joakim Noah to who's waiting under the rim for the quick layup. This what we call “Hang-time” and Rose seems to be getting back in the swing of things rather quickly.
#8: Bradley Beal Alley-Oop Game Winner
The Washington Wizards come up with pretty much the only play you can with .8 Seconds left on the clock and a Throw-in. Before the Wizards had the thrown in, Andre Miller was subbed in to inbound the ball, and Paul Pierce screened Bradley Beal for the Winning Alley-Oop! Nothing feels better when a play goes as planned.
#7: Kenneth Faried 2-Handed Rejection
Hard work didn't pay off for Dion Waiters this time around. Waiters steals the ball half court to only be Rejected at the other end by non other than Kenneth Faried with a 2-HANDED Block.
#6: Terrance Ross Posterizes Kenneth Faried
On the other side of the Spectrum, Blocks don't always work, as Kenneth Faried from the play above realized on this play. Terrance Ross completely Posterizes Kenneth Faried in this play. Faried is 1 for 2 in the Top 10.
#5: John Wall – Skill or Luck?
John Wall is quick, aggressive and sometimes, borderline Lucky. We're not sure if this was attributed to his level of Skill or just pure Luck. You tell us! Wall gets fouled and just lobs the ball to the rim as he's looking at the opposite side of the court. Impressive? Lucky? You make the call.
#4: Vince Carter Game Winner
Whats the best way to win a Game in the NBA Play-off's? With a 3-Pointer at the Buzzer. Vince Carter shows us how its done with only 1.7 seconds left on the Clock. This win put the Dalles Mavericks up 2-1 in the Play-off's against San Antonio This year.
#3: Paul George Dunk
Indiana Pacers Paul George comes in at #3 with this Ridiculous 360-Windmill Dunk in a Game! Confidence is the name of His game!
#2: Kevin Durant Clutch Play
Kevin Durant is at it again and makes the #2 spot with this Fade-away 3 Pointer after he was fouled! Kevin ended up making the 4 point play to put OKC down only by 1 with second on the clock. Unfortunately, they did not win the game, but can you say Clutch!
#1: Damian Lillard – How to Win a Playoff Series
With .9 Seconds left on the Block, Damian Lilliad of the Portland Trail Blazers runs for the thrown in about 3ft outside of the 3-Point line, Turns and Drains not only the Gaming winning shot, but the Series Winning Shot! What better way to advance in the NBA Playoffs then hit a 3-pointer with the clock running out on you!
Full Video of all the Highlights
For all these plays in Action, have a look at the video below! Share and Enjoy!