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Gerald Green Gets Up to Throw Down

Oct 30, 2013; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Phoenix Suns guard Gerald Green against the Portland Trail Blazers at US Airways Center. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
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Adam FromalNational NBA Featured ColumnistSeptember 26, 2016

Gerald Green has springs in his legs.  

Seriously, that's the only explanation, as this member of the Phoenix Suns has spent the 2013-14 season just punishing the rim on a regular basis. Normally, a "throwdown" is meant only metaphorically, but Green actually takes a literal interpretation when he decides to jump so high his eyes are level with the rim on this cut to the hoop. 

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