There's a popular UK basketball website called Hoopsfix aimed at promoting basketball in this country. Once upon a time, it was called "Ball Don't Brawl", presumably in reference to London's growing knife and gun crime problems. I always liked that name - it was catchy and purposeful. Anyway, it got me thinking about the riots in London and how this small minority of kids have nothing better to do than cause mayhem. Thankfully, as a teacher, I know that the majority of young people would never dream of acting in such a way.
If they're going to smash glass and break things, at least do it in style like these guys...
05 - Michael Jordan
Not just graceful but powerful too.
04 - Kevin Love
Ahead of Jordan purely because of Love's reaction.
03 - Darryl Dawkins
I can't decide if Chocolate Thunder is more famous for his suits or backboard-breaking dunks.
02 - Shaquille O'Neal
Ok, so he doesn't shatter the backboard, but this is my blog, so I'm letting it pass.
01 - Darvin Ham