Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) June 29, 2006
The 2nd Annual 2005-06 All-Dunkadelic Teams and the 1st Annual 2005-06 College All-Dunkadelic Teams marks the beginning of the 4th of July national holiday celebration.
Players are rated on highlight reel dunks during the regular season and playoffs (5 points), All-Star game dunks (2 points), dunks during the regular season and playoffs (1 point). The Slam Dunk champ gets (50 points) and the runner-up (25 points).
2nd Annual 2005-06 All-Dunkadelic First Team: (NBA Inside Stuff Special Collector's Dunkadelic Issue)
Kobe Bryant (LAL)- 302 points, Kobe was the leagues leading scorer at 35 ppg. and is one of the 3 best of the dribble dunkers in the game. KB8 was an unanimous 1st team choice. Bryant was selected to the 1st Annual 2004-05 All-Dunkadelic 2nd Team last season.
Vince Carter (N.Jersey)- 308 points, "Vinsanity" is considered the most explosive dunker in the game today and one of 3 best of All-Time. His explosive dunks made him a unaimous 1st team choice. VC was selected to the 1st Annual 2004-05 All-Dunkadelic 1st Team last season.
LeBron James (Cleve)- 371 points, "King James" is one of 3 most explosive and powerful dunkers at 6'8 250 pounds. James was 11th in dunks (114) during the regular season. His combination of size, strength and power makes him an unaimous 1st team choice. LeBron was selected to the 1st Annual 2004-05 All-Dunkadelic 1st Team.
Shawn Marion (Phx)- 403 points, "The Matrix" is one of the quickest leapers in the league. He was without 2004-05 All-Dunkadelic First Team and MVP Amare Stoudemire this season, and continued to make spectacular dunks night in and night out. Shawn was an unanimous 1st team choice. Marion was 3rd in dunks during the season (190). The Matrix was selected to the 1st Annual 2004-05 All-Dunkadelic 3rd Team.
Dwyane Wade (Mia)- 455 points, "Flash" is one of the 3 best off the dribble dunkers with Kobe and Vince. Flash was 5th in dunks (152) during the regular season. D-Wade capped off a great regular season and led Miami to an NBA Championship. D-Wade was an unanimous 1st team choice. Flash was selected to the 1st Annual 2004-05 All-Dunkadelic 1st Team.
Dwayne Wade was selected as the 2005-06 All-Dunkadelic Team MVP, Shawn Marion was runner-up, and LeBron James 3rd place.
2nd Annual 2005-06 All-Dunkadelic Second Team:
Carmelo Anthony (Den)- 293 points, Melo was 4th in dunks (165) this season. The Melo-man led Denver to its first division title in 18 years.
Dwight Howard (Orl)- 319 points, Howard led the NBA in dunks (212) for the season and showed that he's a beast with power and strength around the rim. (DH didn't have any All-Star or playoff dunks).
Andre Iguodala (Phila)- 299 points The other AI was runner-up to Nate Robinson in the 2006 Slam Dunk contest. Iguodala is very explosive, was 7th in dunks (129) during the season. Igudala was selected to the 1st Annual 2004-05 All-Dunkadelic 3rd Team as a rookie last season.
Richard Jefferson (N. Jersey)- 290 points, RJ and Vince make the best 1-2 punch as All-Dunkadelic Team duo's in the league. Jefferson was 10th in dunks (121) during the regular season.
Shaquille O'Neal (Mia)- 450 points, Shaq was 2nd in the league in dunks (203). Shaq led all players during the playoffs with 66 dunks to help Miami win the NBA Championship. Shaq was also selected to the 2004-05 All-Dunkadelic 2nd Team last season.
2nd Annual 2006 All-Dunkadelic Third Team:
Chris Bosh (Tor)- 178 points, Chris was selected to the 2006 All-Star game in only his 3rd season. CB is very explosive at the rim. He's 6'9 with power, finesse, and explosive hops.
Pau Gasol (Memphis)- 250 points, Pau for the second consecutive season ranks in the top 10 in dunks for the 2005-06 he was 8th (126). Pau is very aggresive with his lane driving dunks.
Desmond Mason (NO/Okl. City)- 162 points, Des-Mase, the 2001 Slam Dunk champ has been one of the most explosive dunkers for the past 5 years. Desmond makes nightly highlights for the Hornets.
Jason Richardson (G-State)- 233 points, J-Rich is a 2-time winner of the Slam Dunk contest. His dunks leaves opposing players in awe. J-Rich was selected to the 1st Annual All-Dunkadelic 2nd Team last season.
Nate Robinson (NY)- 124 points, Nate at 5'9 won the 2006 Slam Dunk contest beating out Andre Iguodala. He didn't have a great number of dunks during the regular season (5) but, he put on an All-Star weekend show for the ages.
2nd Annual 2005-06 All-Dunkadelic Team Honorable Mentions:
Kevin Garnett (Minn.) selected to the 2004-05 All-Dunkadelic 2nd Team, Andrei Kirilenko (Utah), Kenyon Martin (Den) selected to the 2004-05 All-Dunkadelic 1st Team, Paul Pierce (Bos), Josh Smith (Atl), Gerald Wallace (Charl), Chris Wilcox (Sea).
1st Annual 2005-06 College All-Dunkadlic First Team:
Hassan Adams (Az.)- Hassan is arguably the most power perimeter dunker for the last 2 years following in the Arizona tradition of hi-flyer's Jefferson, Arenas, and Iguodala.
Rodney Carney (Mem)- Rodney was the most explosive dunkers on the college level this season. He's most compared to Richard Jefferson and Andre Iguodala. Look for him to be a participant in the 2007 Slam Dunk contest.
Joakim Noah (Fla)- Noah led Florida to an NCAA Championship. As a team they registered 14 dunks to beat UCLA. Noah exploded to the rim during the season and the NCAA tournament.
David Noel (UNC)- Noel won the 2006 College Slam Dunk contest and he will continue the hi-fyin' Carolina tradition of Jordan, Stackhouse, and V. Carter.
Tyrus Thomas (LSU)- the 6'9 power dunking machine has been compared to Amare Stoudemire. As a freshman he was a beast above the rim for the Tigers, and their Final Four march.
Rodney Carney was selected as the 1st Annual 2005-06 All-Dunkadelic Team MVP, Joakim Noah runner-up, and Tyrus Thomas 3rd place.
1st Annual 2005-06 College All-Dunkadelic Second Team:
Maurice Ager (Mich St.)- Ager another hi-flyer from Lansing with the explosion of 2-Time Slam Dunk Champ and former Spartan Jason Richardson.
Rudy Gay (Conn)- RG has been compared to Tracy McGrady with his explosive leaping and 6'8 long frame. Gay may have the most upside of any player in this years draft.Look for Gay at the 2007 Slam Dunk contest.
Pops Mensah Bonsu (G. Wash)- Bonsu like LeBron James is 6'8 240+ pounds with power leaping and dunks that rock the rim. Pops has been compared to a raw Shawn Marion.
Josh McRoberts (Duke)- the most explosive dunker at 6'9 after Tyrus Thomas and Noah. As a sophomore McRoberts will be an All-American canidate.
James White (Cin)- listed out of high school as one of the 50 Greatest Dunkers of All-Time by Slam Magazine (2002). JW can dunk from behind the free throw line. Look for him at the 2007 Slam contest.
1st Annual 2005-06 College All-Dunkadelic Team Honorable Mentions:
LaMarcus Aldridge (Tex), Corey Brewer (Fla), Shannon Brown (Mich St.), Ryan Hollins (UCLA), Shawne Williams (Mem), Julian Wright (Ks), Lawrence Wright (Bradley).
"The Phat 5" of College Basketball; Kentucky, N. Carolina, UCLA, Kansas, and Duke will be celebrating 500 years of combined play during the 2006-07 season. These are the 5 winningest college basketball programs of All-Time rated by the Associated Press, Sporting News, and Street and Smith.
The 3rd Annual 2006-07 All-Dunkadelic Teams and 2nd Annual 2006-07 College All-Dunkadelic Teams will be announced after the 2007 NBA Draft.
For more information or interview request on the All-Dunkadelic Teams and "The Phat 5" of College Basketball contact Derrick E. Vaughan of Dunkadelic Inc. 443-851-5244