In celebration of the NBA's "Dunk Week," the NBA History twitter account has been flooding the timeline with some of the most memorable in-game dunks from years gone by. Among them, the time LeBron James brutally posterized his former Cleveland Cavaliers teammate Damon Jones back in 2005.
LeBron had some fun with the post, adding that Jones must not have been thinking at all when he tried to rise up and challenge the human freight train.
“My, my, my!! What in the H-E-(double hockey sticks) was that man thinking,” LeBron tweeted. “He wasn’t, is the problem.”
Check out Jones' explanation for what transpired, as well as some additional footage of the incredible slam, in the videos embedded below.
Richard Jefferson & Damon Jones Get In Some Beef While On "Get Up"
Jones threw shots at Jefferson that were factually incorrect.
After retiring from the NBA with the Cleveland Cavaliers, Richard Jefferson has carved out a nice little lane for himself by becoming an analyst on ESPN. Jefferson can be seen speaking on a plethora of show, although he usually finds himself on Get Up! Yesterday, Jefferson was on the show with former Cavaliers assistant coach Damon Jones. At one point, they got into a conversation about how ruthless the business of the league can be, with Jefferson explaining how he found out the New Jersey Nets had traded him. After his story, Jones said the Nets got better without him which is actually false.
The team won 34 games with Jefferson on the team back in 2008-2009 and ended up going 12-70 the year after they traded him. Jefferson clearly looked bothered in the clip and seemed as though he was holding back from saying how he felt.
Jefferson ended up taking to Twitter shortly after where he referenced the soup attack incident involving Jones and J.R. Smith.
"If anyone was wondering why this man got soup thrown on him it’s because of absurd statements like this," Jones said. "Nets 2009 12-70 and started the season 0-18. My silence was me trying to not expose him on National TV."
Jefferson has been one of the most entertaining new additions to the ESPN roster so it's great to see him taking this in stride.
J.R. Smith’s Soup Tirade Was "Hot As Hell," Says Damon Jones
J.R. Smith wants to regulate his mood.
To name J.R. Smith an attention-grabbing character can be an understatement. The Cleveland Cavaliers participant is a kind of guys that makes for some nice meme materials. Whether he's blowing it within the NBA Finals, taking his shirt off at baseball video games, or wanting fully misplaced out on the court docket, there's at all times one thing to speak about on the subject of J.R. Back in March of 2018, Smith was the topic of a hilarious controversy through which he threw a full bowl of soup at assistant coach Damon Jones. While neither social gathering has talked concerning the incident at size, Jones lastly received the chance to take action whereas showing on ESPN's Jalen & Jacoby.
"For a very long time I refused to speak concerning the soup incident," Jones defined. "It's okay now as a result of I've moved on."
Jones then fielded questions concerning the incident and supplied some particular particulars on precisely what went down.
"It was the bowl PLUS the soup. It went all over the place. I used to be standing up ... it hit me within the shoulder, the arm, the wall. It was a large number," Jones mentioned. "It was the primary bowl out of the pot so it was sizzling. Very sizzling ... all I bear in mind is the soup was on my arm and it was sizzling as hell!"
Thankfully, each Jones and Smith have since made up for the reason that incident and now not have any dangerous blood.