This is not a legit monster dunk
Every once in a while a basketball video goes viral, and usually its somebody doing something insanely difficult or unbelievable. Once in a while its a nice dunk. So when I saw blogs going crazy over some Arkansas high school sophomore’s dunk, I assumed I would see something Vince Carter-like. However, it turned out to be a bit underwhelming. Don’t get me wrong, for a 16 year old kid to posterize somebody is still very very impressive. But using somebody’s body to elevate yourself even higher (the old ‘stepladder’) and then cram it home makes one feel a bit cheated. This is in the category of throwing the ball in the hoop and calling it a dunk. You didn’t quite do it the right way.