Most Explosive Scorers in the NBA

Joel C. Cordes@@bballJoelNBA Associate EditorJanuary 11, 2013

Some NBA players score with flawless technique. Others do it with smooth timing. For others, it's simply about brute strength.

The guys on this list nab their points with sheer athletic explosiveness.

Whether it's the ability to elevate for long-distance shots, blow by defenders, hang in the air while dodging lane traffic or simply to rise up and throw down over any obstacle, these are the best of the best.

NBA assistant editors Ethan Norof and Joel C. Cordes discuss the usual cast of characters, along with a few surprises, when it comes to the league's most explosive scorers. 


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