Boston Celtics: Slam Dunk

All-Star 2011: Top 5 C's dunks

February, 19, 2011
2/19/11
11:11
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The Celtics might not have a representative in tonight's NBA slam dunk contest as part of All-Star Saturday night, but here's a glimpse at five noteworthy jams from the first half of the 2010-11 season (with accompanying YouTube videos):



--(TIE) 5A. RAY ALLEN ALLEY-OOP VS. BLAZERS--
Kevin Garnett has historically been Rajon Rondo's favorite alley-oop partner, but against the Portland Trailblazers on January 27, Rondo stepped just inside halfcourt and tossed the ball up to a somewhat unlikely target: Ray Allen.



--(TIE) 5B. RONDO TO GARNETT ON THE BREAK--
The Rondo-to-Garnett alley-oop machine went on a bit of a hiatus last season while Garnett continued to make his way back to peak physical form after undergoing knee surgery in 2009. The duo are back in action this season, though, with Garnett demonstrating that he's healthy once again by throwing down lob pass after lob pass from his point guard, such as this one in a rout of the Charlotte Bobcats back in November:

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TEAM LEADERS

POINTS
Jeff Green
PTS AST STL MIN
16.9 1.7 0.7 34.2
OTHER LEADERS
ReboundsJ. Sullinger 8.1
AssistsR. Rondo 9.8
StealsR. Rondo 1.3
BlocksB. Bass 0.9