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Local kid lands ESPN No. 1 highlight

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by jr/shotglass, Feb 17, 2012.

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  1. jr/shotglass

    jr/shotglass Well-Known Member

    Wake Forest recruit Devin Thomas turned our night a little topsy-turvy. Playing in a conference championship game for Central Dauphin (Pa.) High School, he got it suspended midway through the third quarter by shattering a backboard. It's ESPN's No. 1 big play of the night.

  2. dixiehack

    dixiehack Well-Known Member

    You only cover us when someone destroys school property!
  3. trifectarich

    trifectarich Well-Known Member

    Terrible decision by ESPN. All this does is encourage more idiotic behavior by those who want their 15 seconds of fame.
  4. BTExpress

    BTExpress Well-Known Member

    But what idiotic behavior was on the video?

    Seemed to me like a typical alley-oop dunk that just happened to shatter a backboard. Didn't really see anything premeditated or especially vicious in the dunk.
  5. TigerVols

    TigerVols Well-Known Member

    Are we going to have one of these threads every day? Seems only fair, since someone's local kid is a hero on ESPN every day of the week.
  6. mrbigles01

    mrbigles01 Member

    Get off my lawn!!!
  7. trifectarich

    trifectarich Well-Known Member

    I don't know that there was any. I guess my point is, rather than see if they can match this kid, 99 percent of high schoolers ought to practice their free throws or dribbling with their less-dominant hand. And I guess I don't see that as likely.
  8. Piotr Rasputin

    Piotr Rasputin New Member

    Made the Yahoo! sports blog.


    This is by far the biggest thing to hit mid-PA since that young reporter at the Harrisburg paper nailed the story that was Joe Paterno's failure to act in the Sandusky case.
  9. spikechiquet

    spikechiquet Well-Known Member

    My feet were on ESPN during a Top 10 play back in 2006...can I start a thread about that?
  10. jr/shotglass

    jr/shotglass Well-Known Member

    You gotta be fucking kidding me, spike. Some of the threads started here, and you're going to call me on this?
  11. spikechiquet

    spikechiquet Well-Known Member

    I was playing off of TigerVols post...settle down shottie. I makes the funnies
  12. Versatile

    Versatile Active Member

    It doesn't matter how well 99 percent of high school basketball players shoot free throws or dribble with their off hands. And I don't think this video being a highlight will have any effect on whether those kids practice those things or not, anyway.

    Did that fuck you on deadlines, Shotglass?

    And, regarding the ESPN highlight itself: Was the "You don't see that a lot in high school," directed at the alley-oop or the glass shattering?
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