Kendrick Perkins’ Crazy Spin-Move Buckets Will Make Basketball Fans Drool (Videos)


Plot twist: In “Space Jam 2” tiny aliens steal powers from NBA players but give them all to Kendrick Perkins. Except it isn’t a movie, it’s what actually happened Tuesday night in the New Orleans Pelicans’ season-opener versus the Golden State Warriors.

Don’t believe us? Explain this video of him backing down a defender:

He can spin you off from the left:

And just when you think you’ve figured him out, he can up-fake into a one-dribble drive from the right, spin off you again and hang in the air for a baby jumper. Yeah.

Unsurprisingly, The Internet had a field day.

OK, so maybe it’s not quite “Space Jam” material, but for several minutes in the first quarter of the season Perkins ruled the world. Close enough.

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Thumbnail photo via Derick E. Hingle/USA TODAY Sports Images

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