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Ayton fouled while dunking, Suns take lead

Deandre Ayton throws down the dunk while being fouled on his way to the 3-point-play opportunity.

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Jokic ties game with just over a minute left

Nikola Jokic uses the left hand to rain the layup and tie the game.

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Jokic's pass is so quick you have to see it twice

Nikola Jokic passes the ball so quick you need to see the replay.

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CP3 ties a career-high with 14 first-half assists

Chris Paul shares the wealth in the first half, recording 14 assists and tying a career-high for a half.

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MPJ scores first basket since December

In his return to the court, Michael Porter Jr. scores his first 3-pointer in over a month.

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Murray throws down dunk, stares down own bench

Jamal Murray drives into the lane, throws down the slam and immediately stares at his own bench.

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Ayton grabs easy dunk off back-door pass

Deandre Ayton sneaks behind the defenders and gets the pass for the easy dunk.

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Jarrett Allen dunks all over former team

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Harden passes through the legs to Kyrie for finish

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ICE TRAE HEATS UP

Trae Young drains eight 3-pointers as part of 43-point night

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ROOKIE MISTAKE

HE RECOVERED NICELY THOUGH

LaMelo just misses massive poster jam

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KOBE'S 81-POINT GAME

JAN. 22, 2006

'I was a deer in headlights': What it was like to defend Kobe Bryant

Fifteen years after Kobe dropped 81 on the Raptors, those who went up against him share what it was like to face the Black Mamba.

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Kobe Bryant's iconic 81-point game revisited

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Basketball: A Love Story

  • Basketball: A Love Story
  • Stream the entire series on ESPN+

    Director Dan Klores creates a vibrant mosaic of basketball by exploring the complex nature of love as it relates to the game. Stream 62 short stories on the NBA, ABA, college hoops, the women's game, international basketball, and socio-cultural issues told by 165 legends.