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Watch the Globetrotter dunk that brought down basket, glass backboard

November 13, 2013|By Chuck Schilken

The Harlem Globetrotters are known worldwide for their crazy stunts on the basketball court.

One recent Globetrotter dunk definitely lived up to that reputation ... a little bit too much so.

William “Bull” Bullard barely avoided being seriously injured during a recent game against Honduras at the Nacional de Ingenieros Coliseum in Tegucigalpa. Bullard hung on to the rim after a dunk, sending the entire apparatus crashing to court.

“When I dunk, I put my feet on the backboard, put the ball through my legs and dunk it again, so that’s the motion I was going with,” he said.

Then continued: “By the time I realized that the rim was coming down, it was too late, and it crashed down on me.”


Read more at http://www.inquisitr.com/1028184/globetrotter-dunk/#17REedVFvdchqcW0.99

“When I dunk, I put my feet on the backboard, put the ball through my legs and dunk it again, so that’s the motion I was going with,” he said.

Then continued: “By the time I realized that the rim was coming down, it was too late, and it crashed down on me.”


Read more at http://www.inquisitr.com/1028184/globetrotter-dunk/#17REedVFvdchqcW0.99

“When I dunk, I put my feet on the backboard, put the ball through my legs and dunk it again, so that’s the motion I was going with,” he said.

Then continued: “By the time I realized that the rim was coming down, it was too late, and it crashed down on me.”


Read more at http://www.inquisitr.com/1028184/globetrotter-dunk/#17REedVFvdchqcW0.99

“When I dunk, I put my feet on the backboard, put the ball through my legs and dunk it again, so that’s the motion I was going with,” Bullard told the New York Daily News, via the Inquisitr. “By the time I realized that the rim was coming down, it was too late, and it crashed down on me.”

Luckily, the metal rim missed Bullard's head (but not by much). He got a nasty cut above his eye and dislocated his shoulder but was able to return to the sideline later in the game.

“My main thing was to get up … get cleaned up, come back out and wave to [the crowd] and show them I was good," Bullard said.

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“When I dunk, I put my feet on the backboard, put the ball through my legs and dunk it again, so that’s the motion I was going with,” he said.

Then continued: “By the time I realized that the rim was coming down, it was too late, and it crashed down on me.”


Read more at http://www.inquisitr.com/1028184/globetrotter-dunk/#17REedVFvdchqcW0.99 the Nacional de Ingenieros Coliseum in Tegucigalpa.
Read more at http://www.inquisitr.com/1028184/globetrotter-dunk/#17REedVFvdchqcW0.99 the Nacional de Ingenieros Coliseum in Tegucigalpa.
Read more at http://www.inquisitr.com/1028184/globetrotter-dunk/#17REedVFvdchqcW0.99

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