Folks, you can call the play featured above whatever you'd like; no one save me will judge you, and it's not like my judgments are binding. But if it's all the same to you, I'd prefer not to refer to it as a "circus shot."
Near as I can tell, Dwyane Wade(notes) did not deploy any dancing bears or sapped-of-their-will-to-do-much-of-anything-but-laconically-walk-in-a-circle elephants in the making of this slick falling flip during the Miami Heat's breezy 117-97 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday night. What Wade did do was beat Luther Head(notes) off the dribble at the top of the key (with some help from a Joel Anthony(notes) screen), gain the lane, change directions on DeMarcus Cousins(notes), trip over the Sacramento rookie's right foot and drain a right-handed scoop shot tossed over his left shoulder while airborne.
While certainly a lot of fun to watch, this is something that no one has ever done in any circus in history, that has little connection to giant tents reekingRead More »from Video: Dwyane Wade catches the Kings on the flipside