Lakers-Heat: Top 30 Dwyane Wade, LeBron James and Kobe Bryant Dunks

Andrew Robeson@SportswriterguyAnalyst IIDecember 25, 2010

Lakers-Heat: Top 30 Dwyane Wade, LeBron James and Kobe Bryant Dunks

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    NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 17: LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat dunks against Wilson Chandler #21 of the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden on December 17, 2010 in New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloadin
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    Saturday's Christmas day matchup of the Los Angeles Lakers and Miami Heat has plenty of story lines.

    The major one being that many believe it will be a preview of the NBA Finals. 

    However, this Christmas day matchup is interesting to me for another reason.

    It features three of the games best dunk artists in Dwyane Wade, LeBron James and Kobe Bryant. Each game is like a dunk competition for these guys.

    Here are the best of their best that I could find on the web. Feel free to share other good ones I may have missed in the comments.

    Oh, and please keep in mind, ranking these was nearly impossible. I moved some videos as many as 15 spots just to try and get a solid order. 

30. What a Pass

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    Wade's pass, Kobe's dunk. It's a two-for-one!

29. Hustle Play

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    Win possession, then dunk time.

28. Remember When Shaq and Kobe Still Got Along?

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    Okay, so it wasn't in a game.

    But, it's impressive and funny.

27. Clear for Take Off

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    So what if it didn't count?

26. I Don't Care If It's Practice

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25. Clutch Time

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    Notice the score and the time left.

24. Get Out of the Way Tim Duncan!

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    The quality isn't the best.

    But there is no shortage of clips of Kobe posterizing much taller players.

23. Air Kobe

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    I wish this were higher quality, but still insane.

22. Whiff

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    What a breeze!

21. Catch Ya Later, Mr. Pierce

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    Who doesn't love an alley oop?

20. Flying First Class

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    Tim Duncan is tall. Really tall.

19. Good Try Kevin Garnett

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    Garnett is supposed to be good at defense, right?

18. Playing Above the Rim

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    Is your forehead supposed to touch the rim?

17. Alley-Oop

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    I don't know if there is anyone who finishes an alley-oop better than 'Bron.

16. Insanity

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15. Hang Time

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    He defies gravity.

14. How to Win a Championship

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    In the 2006 NBA Finals, which the Heat won.

13. Rashard Lewis

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    How do you stop that?

12. Not Even Fair

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    He's too good. 

11. The Rim Is Still Shaking

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    Tomahawk—courtesy of LeBron.

10.Who Is More Popular in China, Kobe or Yao?

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    All 7'6" of Yao Ming isn't enough to keep Kobe from the bucket.

9. Up, Up and Away

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    Somebody foul that man.

8. This One Would Be Good On an 11-Foot Rim

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    I wasn't lying. 

7. Robbery

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    LeBron has made a living out of break away steal and drunk.

6. 360 Degrees

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    Full circle!

5. Kobe Owns Steve Nash

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    Pretty self explanatory. 

    Kobe Bryant goes through Steve Nash for the jam.

4. That's Not Nice

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    Dwyane Wade dishing it out to his new teammate. 

3. He Was in High School!

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    That is just not fair.

2. Dwight Howard Is the Ultimate Shot-Blocker...But Not This Time

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    Next time, try jumping, Dwight.

1. On Posters Everywhere

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    How can you not love D-Wade? 

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