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The Dunk Gods Giveth, The Dunk Gods Taketh Away

Sunday’s big Cavs-Celtics tilt in Boston is not shaping up how you might’ve reasonably imagined: The Cavs, with four brand new guys making their first ever appearances in Cavs jerseys, are mostly giving the business to the Celtics. That business featured this highlight, when J.R. Smith smushed the bejeezus out of Aron Baynes with a monster driving dunk in the first quarter:


But it hasn’t been all rim-rattling dunks for the Cavs. Here’s young Cedi Osman, making another start for the Cavs, sprinting ahead for what should’ve been a breakaway dunk, and instead embarrassing himself and ruining his family’s good name for generations to come:

I might enjoy a blown breakaway dunk more than I enjoy a poster slam! Thanks for this, young Osman.

Staff Writer, Deadspin

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