03/06/2015 01:49 pm ET | Updated Mar 06, 2015

Blindfolded Slam Dunk Goes As Horribly As You'd Expect

Nothing. But. ... Nothing!

Have you ever seen an airball slam dunk? This one comes courtesy of Justin Melton, a player in the Philippine Basketball Association, which just wrapped up its annual slam dunk contest. It's a valiant effort, complete with a triumphant spike at the end, but it's tragically nowhere near the basket.

That's because Melton is wearing a blindfold.

Here it is from another -- somehow even less glamorous -- angle:

Despite what you see here, Deadspin notes Melton is actually a competent dunker. They even dredged up some footage of the player completing a couple resplendent dunks in last year's contest.


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