Dunk of the year? Miles Bridges throws down incredible dunk vs. Hawks in crunch time
Former Michigan State star Miles Bridges just produced what might be the dunk of the year in the NBA.
With just under four minutes remaining in the game, Bridges unloaded some apparent frustration on Hawks center Clint Capela.
Here’s the result:
OH MY GOD pic.twitter.com/S5W1g1oA2M
— Tyler R. Tynes (@TylerRickyTynes) April 11, 2021
Be sure to turn your sound on if you want to hear a unique call from Hornets play-by-play announcer Eric Collins.
The Hornets ended up losing this game 105-101 as the Hawks made a late charge. Bridges finished with a team-high 23 points and seven rebounds.
Bridges has carved out a nice role for himself in the NBA. He’s averaging 10.4 points and 5.7 rebounds per contest this season for a playoff team.
His shooting percentages have spiked in his third season — he’s now shooting 50.4 percent from the field, 39.1 percent from 3-point range and 89.2 percent from the free throw line. Those numbers represent career-highs across the board.
Bridges was picked No. 12 overall by the Hornets in the 2018 NBA draft.