After a reported one-on-one battle between perennial All-Star Dwyane Wade and NBA Commissioner David Stern in New York City on Friday revealed how tense negotiations have become during the NBA Lockout, a thrilling duel between LeBron James and John Wall in Winston Salem, North Carolina on Saturday reminded us what they're fighting for.
James and Wall battled during a charity game benefiting Chris Paul's CP3 Foundation, delighting fans with an array of dunks. Not to be outdone, Wade and Kevin Durant also got in on the action, authoring highlights of their own.
The most impressive slam of the night came courtesy of James, who threw down an amazing alley-oop off a feed from Heat teammate Wade. The flush was remarkable not only because of the extension James makes, but because his head was even with the rim when he got hold of the ball.
Knowing that the players union and owner still have not reached a deal to end the ongoing NBA lockout, fans can use footage like this to slake their hoops thirst.
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