Zach LaVine added another eye-catching dunk to his collection on Monday.
The former dunk contest champ stole the ball from Mavericks guard Dennis Smith Jr. to set up a breakaway and finished with a windmill dunk.
Last game, Saturday against the Cavs, LaVine had a similar breakaway and chose a 360 jam on that one.
Deciding which one is better is like choosing between children. Does LaVine have a checklist of showtime dunks he plans on using throughout the season?
Mark Schanowski is joined by Will Perdue and Mark Strotman to preview the NBA draft.
0:50 Reaction to Anthony Davis trade and expectations for the Lakers
3:20 What’s next for the Lakers?
4:15 Is the ‘3-star’ approach the right way to win a title?
6:55 Were Bulls even close to trading Zach LaVine? Would a trade for Ball have been a positive?
10:45 On the best type of point guard to pair with LaVine and rumors on Darius Garland
14:08 Would Coby White be a good fit for the Bulls?
16:55 On the potential wings available at 7
18:50 Perdue on Reddish upside
19:35 Concern over the ‘low-motor’ red flag with Reddish, are Bulls able to take a risk?
22:30 On finding a point guard in free agency
24:10 Predictions for Bulls at 7
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Bulls Talk Podcast
U.S. Open champion Gary Woodland used to be a basketball star. Then he ran into Kirk Hinrich.
Woodland, who won the 119th U.S. Open Championship on Sunday at Pebble Beach, shared a story about how he transitioned from basketball to golf.
Woodland was attending Washburn University in Kansas, and as a freshman in 2002 he and the Ichabods played the Kansas Jayhawks in an exhibition game.
It was during that game - a 101-66 Kansas victory - that Woodland said he realized he wasn't going to make it as a hooper.
"That decision got forced on me,” Woodland told reporters after his U.S. Open victory. "I had to guard Kirk Hinrich, and I realized, I’m going to have to do something else."
No one can blame Woodland for feeling that way. That Jayhawks team went on to win 30 games and, behind Hinrich and Nick Collison, advanced to the national championship game where they lost to freshman star Carmelo Anthony and Syracuse.
Hinrich went on to become the 7th overall pick in the historic 2003 NBA Draft and played 13 NBA seasons with the Bulls, Hawks and Wizards.
Woodland, ironically, transferred to the University of Kansas as a sophomore and joined the golf team. The rest is history for the major championship winner.