Tuesday , Aug , 05 , 2008 Oly Sandor

Greatest dunk in Team USA’s history: Wade’s windmill, Anthony’s tomahawk, or Carter’s leapfrog?

Hoop heads, after watching the Wade highlight, surely reminisced on Carmelo Anthony’s 2007 Tournament of the Americas stutter-step and tomahawk jam against Argentina. Others had millennium flashbacks. Yes, the world survived Y2K, but fans barely survived Vince Carter leapfrogging a 7-2 French dude at the 2000 Sydney Olympics …

Greatest dunk in Team USA's history: Wade's windmill, Anthony's tomahawk, or Carter's leapfrog?The comparisons were inevitable. After all, Dwyane Wade windmill jammed a lob pass with such ferocity against Lithuania shockwaves registered in the country’s capital of Vilnius.

Hoop heads, after watching the Wade highlight, surely reminisced on Carmelo Anthony’s 2007 Tournament of the Americas stutter-step and tomahawk jam against Argentina. Others had millennium flashbacks. Yes, the world survived Y2K, but fans barely survived Vince Carter leapfrogging a 7-2 French dude at the 2000 Sydney Olympics.

Now the debate has begun. All three poster-jobs were great, but which is the greatest in Team USA’s history?

Option 1: Dwyane Wade, 2008 exhibition game against Lithuania.

Option 2: Carmelo Anthony, 2007 Tournament of the Americas.

Option 3: Vince Carter, 2000 Sydney Olympics (complete with crazy ‘Euro’ broadcasters). 

 

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