With so many great storylines and highlights coming out of the 2020-2021 NBA season, we here at Belly Up Sports decided to make a one stop shop for the best slam dunks, ankle breakers, fails and great moments from this week in the NBA. Every Monday we will post a recap of all the great moments that came from the week before. Today will be a week three recap, covering all the highs and lows from the NBA from January 4th to January 10th. We hope these highlights can get you through the beginning of the work week! Enjoy and come back next week for more!
Top Dunks of the Week
Bam Adebayo throws down a lob ALL OVER Mike Muscala for the and-1!
Derrick Jones Jr. takes fight against the Bulls!
The walking Q-tip Jarrett Allen slams home a nice pass from Kyrie ALL OVER Rudy Gobert!
The DIME or the DUNK?? 🤔💥 pic.twitter.com/X2jn2oXYCU— NBA (@NBA) January 6, 2021
Zion Williamson floats through the paint before slamming home an and-1 dunk!
Bojan Bogdanovic told Sam Merrill “MEET ME AT THE RIM”!
Bojan Bogdanovic posterizes Sam Merrill pic.twitter.com/QatIz2jXIE— Main Team (@MainTeamSports) January 9, 2021
Scary Terry Rozier soars above all the Hawks for a huge slam!
Best Plays of Week Three
Lebron calls out a defender for being too little.
Payton Pritchard hits a game winner with 0.2 left in the 4th quarter.
Jokic knocks down a fading corner jumper at the buzzer to send their game against the Mavericks to OT.
JOKIC SENDS THE GAME TO OT 🚨 pic.twitter.com/gOtIbX3bnw— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) January 8, 2021
NBA darling, Tacko Fall, SWATS former MVP Russell Westbrook’s driving layup.
Jokic with the turnaround jumper out of nowhere. The epitome of “KOBE!”
Nikola is unfair. pic.twitter.com/bDVHiPnltp— Denver Nuggets (@nuggets) January 11, 2021
It’s only fair to acknowledge Stephen Curry’s 62 point game last Sunday on January 3rd. That man was BALLIN’!
Worst Fails of the Week
Draymond Green tries to conduct traffic like an absolute lunatic!
Draymond Green, Floor General 😂pic.twitter.com/J0Z5H1382U— ClutchPoints (@ClutchPointsApp) January 5, 2021
Announcer makes the strangest exclamation as Kawhi Leonard misses game tying shot to send the game to OT.
Kawhi missed the game-tying 3 to send it to OT. pic.twitter.com/5iQcEjMoSo— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) January 6, 2021
Andre Drummond has one of the worst offensive possessions ever and then attempts a “shot”.
Dwight Howard euro-steps from the 3-point line… then starts to dribble, pulling off one of the most blatant travels ever.
Luka looks to throw an alley oop but the ball has other plans!
Luka throws a lob right into the hoop pic.twitter.com/TZxhR3ARrw— Nick Angstadt (@NickVanExit) January 8, 2021
Curry practicing for the Globetrotters during warmups before their Friday game against the Clippers.
SC x LB kickin’ it pregame 🤘 pic.twitter.com/3qErZKq3LW— Golden State Warriors (@warriors) January 9, 2021
NBA Standings as of (01/10/2021)
- 76ers 7-3
- Celtics 7-3
- Pacers 6-3
- Magic 6-4
- Bucks 6-4
- Knicks 5-5
- Heat 4-4
- Cavaliers 5-5
- Hornets 5-5
- Nets 5-6
- Hawks 4-5
- Bulls 4-7
- Raptors 2-6
- Pistons 2-8
- Lakers 8-3
- Suns 7-3
- Clippers 7-4
- Jazz 6-4
- Mavericks 5-4
- Warriors 5-4
- Trail Blazers 5-4
- Thunder 5-4
- Spurs 5-5
- Nuggets 5-5
- Pelicans 4-5
- Kings 4-6
- Rockets 3-5
- Grizzlies 3-6
- Timberwolves 3-7