The New Orleans Pelicans are about to clinch a playoff spot after a dominating performance over the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center (it’s 108-87 Pelicans late in the fourth quarter at the time of this post).
And even in a massively important game, the Pelicans have had a play that looked straight out of And-One mix tape. It’s also much easier to pull off such plays when you have Anthony Davis on the receiving end.
Veteran point guard Rajon Rondo threw an off-the-backboard pass to Davis, and Davis reached back for a rim-rattling dunk:
That play also featured E’twaun Moore thinking he would get an alley-oop pass, but Rondo decided to go off-the-backboard to the MVP candidate instead.
And it happened right after Davis used his long arms for an and-one on this ridiculous play: