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Date: 07/12/10 07:02 AM

40 Responses to Fairly Epic Basketball Trick Shots

  1. Profile photo of Carson1992
    Carson1992 Male 13-17
    11 posts
    July 12, 2010 at 6:57 am
    Link: Fairly Epic Basketball Trick Shots - Every one of these trick shots were studied at I-A-B HQ`s video laboratory and yes, they`re all legit and bad-ass.
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    meepmaker Male 30-39
    6695 posts
    July 12, 2010 at 7:20 am
    Thats some crazy shots.
  3. Profile photo of SLC77
    SLC77 Male 13-17
    570 posts
    July 12, 2010 at 7:36 am
    pretty sweet. in fact, really sweet. must`ve taken a ton of tries. it make me wonder if any of them are any good at real basketball though
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    RobSwindol Male 30-39
    2498 posts
    July 12, 2010 at 7:38 am
    Why did it have to become religious?
  5. Profile photo of Angelmassb
    Angelmassb Male 18-29
    15512 posts
    July 12, 2010 at 7:48 am
    Yup, the only trick here is repeat it and repeat it till if finally goes well
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    GuardinGnome Male 18-29
    2893 posts
    July 12, 2010 at 7:54 am
    Got boring half-way through.
    And those kids with the brick-front house really have nothing else to do?
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    Doobiejs Male 30-39
    355 posts
    July 12, 2010 at 8:05 am
    seen one set of these shots you seen them all
  8. Profile photo of ingrateful
    ingrateful Male 13-17
    415 posts
    July 12, 2010 at 8:19 am
    All luck.
  9. Profile photo of Gerry1of1
    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
    35670 posts
    July 12, 2010 at 8:25 am
    Fake! Those are all special effects!

    White guys can`t do hoops!
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    B3N0C1D3 Male 18-29
    783 posts
    July 12, 2010 at 8:49 am
    gets boring after seeing the 10th video like this all with the same music.
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    Chiefy Male 18-29
    714 posts
    July 12, 2010 at 8:55 am
    1:08 Was that Don Vito?
  12. Profile photo of mynamecandi
    mynamecandi Female 18-29
    209 posts
    July 12, 2010 at 8:57 am
    I want a giant house too : /
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    splurbyburbl Male 30-39
    2798 posts
    July 12, 2010 at 9:32 am
    Holy crap!! Man! These kids definitely should be signed up for some serious basketball teams and on their way to the NBA. I mean, that is... if basketball were a sport where you stand around all day hoping to bounce balls off stationary objects from long distances and impossible angles in order to make it into a hoop... all the while trying to capture it on film. I mean, yeah, if basketball were that kind of sport they would be AWESOME!! Hellz yeah son!!!

    Hell, I think this video has motivated me to go out and spend hours on end to try to make a seemingly impossible basketball shot. It sounds like a near perfect way to spend my days and will definitely help me build all the skills I need toward a brighter future. Peace out everyone.
  14. Profile photo of tlshaman
    tlshaman Male 13-17
    378 posts
    July 12, 2010 at 9:52 am
    God works in mysterious ways
  15. Profile photo of madest
    madest Male 40-49
    7381 posts
    July 12, 2010 at 10:13 am
    pffft. I could do that.
  16. Profile photo of shanoonizzle
    shanoonizzle Female 13-17
    27 posts
    July 12, 2010 at 10:16 am
    Seen it so many times, not this video, just basketball videos in general.
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    duffytoler Male 40-49
    5196 posts
    July 12, 2010 at 10:29 am
    These are better when they don`t cheer and wave, when they are real matter-of-fact, like, "Yeah - I knew I could do that." It`s hard to resist the temptation (especially after 100 failed shots) but makes for a much more impressive video.
  18. Profile photo of shaboinkin
    shaboinkin Male 18-29
    456 posts
    July 12, 2010 at 10:37 am
    "God works in mysterious ways"

    So I was right all this time! God plays basketball!
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    McGovern1981 Male 30-39
    14194 posts
    July 12, 2010 at 10:38 am
    Is it me or did all of the houses shown have masonary work for walls of somesort?
  20. Profile photo of -acceptance-
    -acceptance- Male 18-29
    165 posts
    July 12, 2010 at 10:40 am
    These kids are doing it wrong, when you finally achieve the shot, you cant celebrate it that much, shows you have been trying it for hours..
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    donthaveone Male 30-39
    953 posts
    July 12, 2010 at 10:42 am
    More like Luck Shot than trick shot.
  22. Profile photo of SSSNNAAAKKEE
    SSSNNAAAKKEE Male 13-17
    8 posts
    July 12, 2010 at 11:09 am
    the guy around 3:32 has testosterone problems
  23. Profile photo of DiePSPolice
    DiePSPolice Male 30-39
    493 posts
    July 12, 2010 at 11:20 am
    I just don`t get it, the fascination with trick/luck basketball shots. I`m not bashing it; I just don`t understand why people care, any more than I understand why people like watching baseball, or nascar.

    You have a 1 in 10000 chance of doing something, so you do it some 7000 times until you get it on camera. It`s no different than sitting in front of a dartboard with a camera and editing together all the bulls-eyes you get. It`s so weird.

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    rbt_food Male 18-29
    322 posts
    July 12, 2010 at 11:59 am
    i have reason to believe that Wingardium Leviosa was involved
    in the making of these shots...
  25. Profile photo of RyanHake
    RyanHake Male 18-29
    2690 posts
    July 12, 2010 at 12:04 pm
    Seen it, cool video though
  26. Profile photo of Fatninja01
    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
    25350 posts
    July 12, 2010 at 12:27 pm
    No can they get it in on the 3 point line without a bounce?
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    idontknow951 Male 18-29
    909 posts
    July 12, 2010 at 12:30 pm
    I`m pretty sure there was a balloon in there somewhere.
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    Namikaze Male 18-29
    222 posts
    July 12, 2010 at 1:14 pm
    When will people learn that it only counts as a basketball shot during a basketball game. Everyone of these shots can be replicated. And most were done at the same house, very lame.
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    cobrakiller Male 18-29
    7366 posts
    July 12, 2010 at 1:39 pm
    nothing that great. im never really impressed with these though. you never know how many times they tried before they succeeded, and the kids are always way too overexcited.
  30. Profile photo of SebastianLam
    SebastianLam Male 13-17
    730 posts
    July 12, 2010 at 1:40 pm
    Geometry nerds trying to impress the ladi3z
  31. Profile photo of shorti3rach
    shorti3rach Female 13-17
    62 posts
    July 12, 2010 at 3:11 pm
    i think it was pretty epic when the kid slammed it on the ground and it went in.
  32. Profile photo of Crabcakes
    Crabcakes Male 30-39
    226 posts
    July 12, 2010 at 5:37 pm
    I`d like to point out to the "meh" crowd:

    Some people have remarkable spatial awareness and targeting skills. We constantly put athelets on pedestal because of what they are able to do, but because these guys aren`t on a "team", no one can be bothered?

    I regularly go to a shooting range, and there`s one older guy there (at least 65, because he`s been retired for a few years) who can`t hit the broad side of a barn with a shotgun at 5 paces, but he can freehand a quarter to knock the ember off a cigarette at 50 feet. Skill? You bet. Especially when he can hook it around blind corners and hit the cig just based on where the smoke is coming from.
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    Charizzo Male 18-29
    668 posts
    July 12, 2010 at 7:03 pm
    Lol @ don vito
  34. Profile photo of OldOllie
    OldOllie Male 60-69
    15845 posts
    July 12, 2010 at 10:40 pm
    For every one of these shots, there are probably about 50 hours of outtakes.
  35. Profile photo of rogerlakes
    rogerlakes Male 18-29
    13 posts
    July 13, 2010 at 2:11 am
    Why on earth are they playing Requiem of a Dream? A tragic song does not belong here...
  36. Profile photo of Radfad
    Radfad Male 30-39
    28 posts
    July 13, 2010 at 3:21 am
    it wasn`t God that made this happen, it was boredom
  37. Profile photo of Aerophyre
    Aerophyre Male 18-29
    177 posts
    July 13, 2010 at 9:51 am
    Damn, whitey apparently is taking the trick shot back in force.
  38. Profile photo of DickenMcHunt
    DickenMcHunt Male 18-29
    1299 posts
    July 14, 2010 at 7:12 am
    I bet the original few videos like this were TRULY legit, but now these people just try for hour on end to make these shots. They`re truly awesome when they`re spontaneous single shot wonders; after being rehearsed for dozen of shots over several hours and then chopping the "shots that made it" into a compilation video it loses it`s luster.

    Time to move on.
  39. Profile photo of logandaninja
    logandaninja Male 13-17
    227 posts
    July 14, 2010 at 11:51 am
    was that don vito at 1:05?
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    outdoorMINER Female 18-29
    935 posts
    July 28, 2011 at 5:44 am


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