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Dunk of the Year: Barnes or Henderson?

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Dunk of the Year: Barnes or Henderson?

When I first watched this video I thought it was Barnes in a landslide. But then when I kept on watching the Henderson dunk I realized how impressive it really was.

Henderson is 6'4 and did it over the 6'11 Dwight Howard. Barnes is 6'8 and did it over 6'11 Pekovic. Advantage: Henderson.

Pekovic however actually tried to block it, but Howard pushed Henderson's stomach to stop the momentum. Advantage: Barnes

Barnes did it off of a running start while Henderson did it off of a two step vertical. Advantage: Henderson

I do however think that the moment after the dunk is just as important and I loved how Barnes stared Pekovic down. Advantage: Barnes

I think the tie breaker would have to be of personal preference. I personally think it is more impressive to throw down the dunk so I'd give the edge to Henderson, but I know others would give the advantage to Barnes because he actually dunked it.

What does everyone think? I think it could go either way.


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Harrison Barnes actually

Harrison Barnes actually dunked, while Henderson did the ol' Blake Griffin throw in special. Advantage: Barnes

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D12

Dwight won a Slam Dunk Contest doing the "throw in" dunk, so I don't want to penalize Henderson for that. Barnes dunk was nastier and Henderson's looks cooler.

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Winning a dunk contest

Winning a dunk contest doesn't validate the throw in "dunk" in my mind.

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Antwan Jamison thinks

Antwan Jamison thinks Henderson's dunk was better.

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both good, henderson's throw

both good, henderson's throw in was more impressive.. tho it isn't a dunk lol

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What about Gerald Green's

What about Gerald Green's last night?

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yea jamison got a little too

yea jamison got a little too excited haha...

my vote is for barnes just because it looked better to me, and im not a huge fan of the "throw in" dunk.

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