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LeBron James dunks on Ian Mahinmi video

Posted on: June 5, 2011 8:56 pm
Edited on: June 5, 2011 8:56 pm
Miami Heat forward LeBron James dunks on Dallas Mavericks center Ian Mahinmi. Posted by EOB Staff.

Dallas Mavericks reserve center Ian Mahinmi has been forced into NBA Finals action because of a hip injury to Brendan Haywood. The good news: He picked up right where Haywood left off. The bad news: That meant he got posterized by an All-Star very, very badly.

Who could forget Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant throwing down over Haywood in forceful fashion? No one.

But Miami Heat forward LeBron James' treatment of Mahinmi wasn't much nicer.

James promised to be in "attack mode" at shootaround on Sunday morning, and apparently this is what he meant. With the score tied at 22 with less than a minute remaining in the first quarter of Game 3, James beat Mavericks forward Shawn Marion off the dribble. Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki swiped at him to no avail, leaving Mahinmi as the only defensive presence between James and the rim.

That's a bad place to be, and James showed why, rising high to dunk with his right hand over the top of Mahinmi.

Here's a look at the video of LeBron James posterizing Ian Mahinmi. It's worth sticking around for all the replays.


Since: Nov 14, 2006
Posted on: June 6, 2011 12:12 am

LeBron James dunks on Ian Mahinmi video

he was saying "i was minding my own business and sitting quietly in the bench and your going to put me on this game to defend the KING". poor guy i jumped out of my sit crying for mercy. i can't believe people still hating on lebron, season almost over and they are still whinning get over it man. i am not a heat fan but i am a lebron fan and the guy wants to win a championship and for that he took less money to go to the heat. 

Since: May 24, 2008
Posted on: June 5, 2011 11:49 pm

LeBron James dunks on Ian Mahinmi video

LeBron is my favorite player but i hate when these "throw-through" dunks get hyped. This looked awesome in real time but the slow-mo baseline angle showed it wasn't really a dunk...a lot like the "Superman dunk" sorry D12

Since: Dec 25, 2006
Posted on: June 5, 2011 10:51 pm

LeBron James dunks on Ian Mahinmi video

Most likely because Dirk Nowitzki makes everyone look silly. Doesn't make Lebron any less of a player.

Since: Dec 15, 2007
Posted on: June 5, 2011 9:38 pm

LeBron James dunks on Ian Mahinmi video

So many are on the Heat band wagon, Lebron got faked out of his shoes first by Dirk Nowitzki how come no one mentioned that?

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