Saunders: McGee’s Dunk ‘Unacceptable’
Wizards center JaVale McGee has been a walking highlight reel from the moment he came into the league; an incredible athlete with superior speed and leaping ability that makes him a terror in the open floor. He showed off his gifts while finishing second to Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin in the slam dunk contest – in all seriousness, he really won – last year in Los Angeles.
But McGee’s coach, Flip Saunders, believes some plays are best saved for those type of competitions, not an actual, competitive NBA game. So, he was understandably disappointed on Monday, when McGee was alone on a fast break and decided to provide a dunk that will surely make the top 10 list of most highlight shows. Saunders called it “unacceptable.