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James Johnson Crosses over James Harden and Dunks

MEMPHIS, TN - DECEMBER 23: James Johnson #3 of the Memphis Grizzlies shoots against the Utah Jazz on December 23, 2013 at FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)
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Matthew SchmidtFeatured ColumnistDecember 26, 2013

Just a week ago, Memphis Grizzlies forward James Johnson was in the D-League. Now, he's throwing down highlight-reel dunks on national television.

After two big jams to kick things off against the Houston Rockets on Thursday night, Johnson drove by James Harden and threw down this vicious one-handed tomahawk in the second quarter.

Now that's nasty.

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