Kobe Bryant and the top 3 baseline dunks in NBA history | The Jump

  • Published on Jan 11, 2019
  • Rachel Nichols, Amin Elhassan and Scottie Pippen of The Jump play "Make/Miss," taking a look at Sacramento Kings point guard De'Aaron Fox's many blocks; a couple of impressive Marcus Smart moments in Celtics vs. Heat; James Johnson posterizing Kyrie Irving; Nikola Jokic and LaMarcus Aldridge passing to themselves off the backboard in Nuggets vs. Clippers and Spurs vs. Thunder, respectively; and a DeMar DeRozan baseline dunk from San Antonio vs. OKC. They then take a look at the three best baseline dunks ever (2:43), including JR Smith in Knicks vs. Heat 2012 (a moment that included LeBron James), Vince Carter blowing by Chris Mullin in Raptors vs. Pacers 1999, and Kobe Bryant putting both Rasho Nesterovic and Kevin Garnett on a poster in Lakers vs. Wolves 2003.
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Comments • 252

  • Dushawn21
    Dushawn21 8 hours ago

    Kobe also tore his rotator cuff on that play

  • Damon M
    Damon M 8 days ago

    3:12 video was so grainy that Rachol didn't know if it was Vince Carter it not. Thank God for HDTV because those old games looked like they were played on VHS

  • Derrick Hamilton
    Derrick Hamilton 14 days ago

    On a show where T Mac is a regular...I am TRULY DISGUSTED they don't have his baseline dunk on Shawn Bradley. SMFH

  • Preach Mann
    Preach Mann Month ago +1


  • RNY
    RNY Month ago

    *Kobe is a rapist. Plain and simple.*

  • Nzye Music
    Nzye Music Month ago

    Vince baseline was better

  • Arjun Suresh
    Arjun Suresh 3 months ago

    Rachel really outta shut up

  • Shawnlima231
    Shawnlima231 3 months ago

    I was waiting for that JR dunk, I still remember watching it live, that shit was FILTHY🥴🤢🔥🔥🔥...

  • TehutiBrim 59
    TehutiBrim 59 4 months ago

    Is that two 7 footers?!! Is that two 7 footers 😂 right Pip Shobe

  • perrier gaz
    perrier gaz 5 months ago

    Boston uniforms = robin hood

  • ragingfiip
    ragingfiip 6 months ago +1

    What about MJ's dunk on Patrick Ewing at the Garden? He drove baseline, faked the crap out of both Charles Oakley and John Starks when he started turning the other way, then spun back towards the baseline, and absolutely posterized Ewing. That definitely deserves to be there...and I'm saying this as a lifelong, diehard Knicks fan.

  • FAWK Q
    FAWK Q 6 months ago +1


  • Christian Henson
    Christian Henson 6 months ago

    Amin and Nichols are two of the most annoying host on any ESPN show lmao. Put Tim Legler on here with Doris Burke please

  • Adrian Flores
    Adrian Flores 6 months ago

    Show a jr Smith dunk somehow bring up lebron smh

  • Eddie terrell
    Eddie terrell 6 months ago

    No tmac over shawn Bradley?

  • Telly Lo
    Telly Lo 6 months ago

    Demar........underrrated dunker? Stfu Scottie

  • Denis Tuohy
    Denis Tuohy 6 months ago

    I still think Chambers dunking on the entire Celtics team was the best baseline Funke ever

    • Denis Tuohy
      Denis Tuohy 6 months ago

      Dunk* I have no fucking idea what a “Funke” even is

  • Michael Fink
    Michael Fink 6 months ago

    At least say Ban Adebayo’s name right goddamn

  • Mike Kirkland
    Mike Kirkland 6 months ago

    Where's MJ on Ewing?

  • Sean McSeanson
    Sean McSeanson 6 months ago

    1:41 travel!!

  • Ritz Kola
    Ritz Kola 6 months ago

    Nba should make dunks worth 3pts.

  • Kamil M.
    Kamil M. 6 months ago

    Kobeeeeee! (Throw away condom in the bin)😂

  • BlaC Goat
    BlaC Goat 6 months ago +2

    It says Kobe I watch......Definitely click bait video!

  • RdyPlyOne
    RdyPlyOne 6 months ago

    Kobe on Nash is still my favorite!

  • John Johnson
    John Johnson 6 months ago

    My baseline obviously

  • Josh Gray-El
    Josh Gray-El 6 months ago

    Are they crazy?!? They forgot about when Jordan faked the spin and went back baseline and dunked all over Patrick Ewing in the playoffs.

  • Gilas Shooter
    Gilas Shooter 6 months ago

    Mj baseline dunk over ewing was also impressive. He even had to get away from the double team of starks and oakley.

  • Obi-Wan Kenobi
    Obi-Wan Kenobi 6 months ago

    Imagine what Kobe or Jordan would to todays NBA in their primes..

  • chikeokjr24
    chikeokjr24 6 months ago +1

    Tf ESPN showing Kobe love?!?!

  • J W
    J W 6 months ago +1

    Kobe made his teammates better. Lebron made his teammates as good as his system.

  • Spaced Out
    Spaced Out 6 months ago

    Vince carter was a beast

  • Russell
    Russell 6 months ago

    Thumbs down for clickbait 😠

  • jay pullum
    jay pullum 6 months ago

    I know kobe dickriders gone hate this but jr smith had the best dunk between him kobe a vince carter

    • Francisco Pizarro
      Francisco Pizarro 6 months ago

      jay pullum he was wide open. Kobe did that with kg on his Ass.

  • J R
    J R 6 months ago

    What about when John starks bodies mj and pippen in one dunk

  • Lance15
    Lance15 6 months ago +2

    Used kobe’s name on the title like it is really about him🤦🏻‍♂️

  • Marko Rabin
    Marko Rabin 6 months ago

    mj on ewing is number 1 in my book

  • NOAH
    NOAH 6 months ago

    Buckle up for kobe bryant!!

  • sreeraj unnikrishnan
    sreeraj unnikrishnan 6 months ago +2

    Wow... Rachel is giving 1st place to Kobe....that's interesting... usually she tries to underrate him

  • Phillip Martin
    Phillip Martin 6 months ago

    Kobe's was by far the worst out of all of them

  • Zack Possoff
    Zack Possoff 6 months ago

    In the words of Amin “that’s nasty”

  • plkhggthfg tgfyghfhj h llhg

    Jordan on Ewing? Starks on all the bulls?

  • AA HH
    AA HH 6 months ago

    The Jump can SMD.. obvious clickbait. They're having LeBron withdrawl obviously.. LOL at this pathetic program.

  • Structured Gamer
    Structured Gamer 6 months ago

    What about kemp?

  • Jonathan Poon
    Jonathan Poon 6 months ago

    Wait... what? You mean baseline reverse. Baseline dunks... MJ, John Starks, TMac, and probably even Kevin Johnson

  • AnthonyGoesWild
    AnthonyGoesWild 6 months ago +1

    Kobe should be the coach for the Lakers!

  • Tyb Manny
    Tyb Manny 6 months ago

    The guy in the back ground had me rolling 😭😭

  • big Hube
    big Hube 6 months ago

    Kobe baseline dunk king💯

  • Top Dogg
    Top Dogg 6 months ago

    Could have put MJ dunking on Ewing ahead of JR's dunk

  • Slipknot Shady
    Slipknot Shady 6 months ago

    My hero, Kobe Bean Bryant!

  • Rudie Obias
    Rudie Obias 6 months ago

    I want the Sac Kings to get that #8 spot in the west!

  • onidtubes
    onidtubes 6 months ago +2

    Kobe > LeGroin James.

  • AJ Jamaal
    AJ Jamaal 6 months ago

    How is the Bulls vs Knicks jordan baseline dunk where he shakes starks and oakley then dunks on ewing not the number 1 baseline dunk.

    • Top Dogg
      Top Dogg 6 months ago

      Well, based off the dunk alone, Kobe's was number 1 (Vince's dunk has a strong argument for number 1)

  • Johnny Miller
    Johnny Miller 6 months ago

    Yup. It was Jordan. 91 playoffs. Did the dosey doe on Oakley then dunked on Ewing. Can't believe Pippen didn't mention that 1

  • skip1837
    skip1837 6 months ago +18

    Where is MJ baseline spin n dunk over Ewing 🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️

    • skip1837
      skip1837 6 months ago +3

      @bronzecap Facts ... that dunk in slow mo his whole elbow is over the rim

    • bronzecap
      bronzecap 6 months ago +4

      skip1837 BINGO! I was thinking the same thing when I was watching this live on TV. It’s in stride with ESPN’s continual marginalization of MJ’s legacy. He was also glaringly missing from their “greatest NBA nicknames of all time” a few weeks ago. No “Air Jordan”🤷🏾‍♂️

  • Johnny Miller
    Johnny Miller 6 months ago

    Wasn't that MJ dunk on the Knicks baseline? Or was that John Starks? Damn that was a long time ago.

  • Tigger
    Tigger 6 months ago

    James Johnson should be in the dunk contest

  • Fernando Carlos
    Fernando Carlos 6 months ago +2

    Kobe >Lebron

  • Zion Williamson
    Zion Williamson 6 months ago

    Vince Carter had the best

  • Roui J.
    Roui J. 6 months ago +93

    ESPN clickbaiting with Kobe headline.

  • Nicki Minaj
    Nicki Minaj 6 months ago

    We need more Kobe Bryant highlights ugly Rachel

  • thomas hays
    thomas hays 6 months ago

    The one on sprewell was better!

  • Cardi B
    Cardi B 6 months ago +1

    You have to love you some kobe

  • Mr. do it yourself
    Mr. do it yourself 6 months ago

    Rachel has a Adams apple

  • Dbz Lover
    Dbz Lover 6 months ago +14

    Basketball isn't the same without Kobe

  • Tua Tagovailoa
    Tua Tagovailoa 6 months ago +3

    Kobe Bryant is the best player I ever met God bless

  • CorruptedBible
    CorruptedBible 6 months ago +2

    Vince still the best dunker of all time

  • Sergio Garcia
    Sergio Garcia 6 months ago +21

    Kobe is probably the most underrated dunker among the best (Vince, MJ, Dominique).

    • Jake Nardi
      Jake Nardi 6 months ago

      Has the most impressive list of in game dunks of anyone IMO

    • thsu8
      thsu8 6 months ago


  • Retro Robbie
    Retro Robbie 6 months ago +3

    vince's was best.

  • erick michael
    erick michael 6 months ago +11

    Let's please not forget Kevin Johnson's "take this if we going home" baseline dunk over the great Hakeem Olajuwon in the playoffs!

    • Forgem Nos
      Forgem Nos 5 months ago

      Wasn't that ruled offensive foul lol

    • thsu8
      thsu8 6 months ago +2

      That was shocking.

    BORN STUNNA 6 months ago

    Kobe made me believe in magic

  • MoEiZ DjoUDi
    MoEiZ DjoUDi 6 months ago

    No doubt that kobe is the king of the baseline reverse dunk

  • Blark The Boxer
    Blark The Boxer 6 months ago

    Click bait

  • Paweł Malczyk
    Paweł Malczyk 6 months ago

    Amir is ass

  • DubbNation Gaming
    DubbNation Gaming 6 months ago +1

    Don't fucking put Kobe name in the video and show shitty players give him his own segment if it was LeBron he could have a whole 30 minutes dedicated to him tf

  • Corrie M
    Corrie M 6 months ago

    James Johnson's dunk posterized me too.

  • Condo
    Condo 6 months ago

    Andre Igudola’s Vaseline with the 76ers was cold as well

  • DeShan Nichols
    DeShan Nichols 6 months ago

    Man as a KG fan they dunk felt as bad as the Celtics having the lead in 3 quarters in game 7 then lose the game ughhhhh I fuckin hate Kobe

  • DeShan Nichols
    DeShan Nichols 6 months ago

    Damn James Johnson

  • Cheeze
    Cheeze 6 months ago

    Kobe had one against the knicks that was great to

  • jay619
    jay619 6 months ago

    Kobe’s Baseline Dunn against the Knicks was better

  • Youngboy_uzi_Kodak
    Youngboy_uzi_Kodak 6 months ago +8

    Kobe 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🐐

  • Nnamdi
    Nnamdi 6 months ago +9

    Woah Amin giving Kobe props.... we really are in a new year

  • Dick Grayson
    Dick Grayson 6 months ago +1


  • dudebro
    dudebro 6 months ago

    Kobe, you bastard. I miss u.

  • Tyron Wells
    Tyron Wells 6 months ago

    Kobe best baseline dunker

  • Carlos Paez
    Carlos Paez 6 months ago +2

    MJ on Ewing #1

  • J Johnson
    J Johnson 6 months ago +17

    his shoulder was injured, still dunking. You're boy been out for awhile now on a groin injury #IwantAlltheSmoke

    • MaCeo Millions
      MaCeo Millions 6 months ago

      J Johnson That's like his 1st real injury of his 16 year CAREER... You lose, try again 😂😂😂

    • Bones Balmer
      Bones Balmer 6 months ago +2

      Lmao that boy balls got numbchucked by his thighs and he blaming the league 😂😂😂

  • Mase
    Mase 6 months ago +27

    It gets lost in all the talk of Kobes greatness, but Ima say it...he's up there, maybe tied with VC, as the best in game dunker of all-time. Some of the filthiest dunks Ive ever seen. Fight me.

    • Jake Nardi
      Jake Nardi 6 months ago +1

      He's the best in game dunker I agree

    • jj love
      jj love 6 months ago

      Thats because u havent watched mj play

    • TheRealist 811
      TheRealist 811 6 months ago +1

      Kobe had style to his dunks but he wasn't quite as athletic as guys like MJ or VC. They could get up a few more inches and stay there a bit longer, especially MJ. VC was probably MJ and Kobe mixed in terms of how far he got up & stayed in the air and the creativity he brought to his dunks. MJ wasn't the most creative dunker he just wanted two points lol and on to the next.

    • thsu8
      thsu8 6 months ago +1

      Young Kob was filthy

    • Josh  Veyssi
      Josh Veyssi 6 months ago +4

      I absolutely agree, man. He used to put so many people on posters, and he was very crafty and creative with his dunks. Super underrated dunker.

  • What Up Gangstaaa
    What Up Gangstaaa 6 months ago +22

    Kobe Bryant has just sucked the gravity out of the Target Center. What a play!

    • Andrew C.
      Andrew C. 6 months ago +3

      Peter Skotta “Buckle up for Kobe Bryant” fkin iconic

  • Norrin Radd
    Norrin Radd 6 months ago +4

    Most talented player ever after Michael Jordan.

    • Semi
      Semi 6 months ago +1

      @erick michael I'm guessing they picked the 3 based on the actual dunk. Part of the greatness of the Jordan over Ewing baseline dunk was the move to get to the dunk.

    • erick michael
      erick michael 6 months ago

      Mike's baseline dunk on Ewing is iconic!

    • Semi
      Semi 6 months ago +3

      Some people believe Kobe was more talented, but Michael was just better.

  • Everybody knows A Mike
    Everybody knows A Mike 6 months ago

    Rachel Nichols.. only host and ask and answer her own questions smh

  • Francis Rivers
    Francis Rivers 6 months ago

    clickbait...! but... KOBE!!!!!!!!!

  • Jamie Foxx
    Jamie Foxx 6 months ago +11


  • Ej Conley
    Ej Conley 6 months ago +20

    Kobe dunk on Sprewell was harder than that one. BY FAR

  • Big Dawg Ent
    Big Dawg Ent 6 months ago

    Halfway thru no Kobe in sight smh that's fucked up how they do 24

  • MVPswag
    MVPswag 6 months ago

    Yo that's ninja shit from smart! That nigga never lost his dinosaur 😂

  • Delbert Grady
    Delbert Grady 6 months ago +2

    Was he really rocking the 8’s

  • nikeairjordanfly
    nikeairjordanfly 6 months ago +2

    they didn't show james johnson's dunk on curry 😂

  • StaSiS
    StaSiS 6 months ago

    Where is the one over sprewell?

  • Jan-Michael Vincent
    Jan-Michael Vincent 6 months ago +23

    3:20 Kobe with the double clutch baseline dunk