Let’s be honest here. Former Los Angeles Laker center Robert Sacre was never the best NBA player, far from it.
Picked with the final pick in the 2012 NBA draft by the Lakers, Sacre played four years with Los Angeles, and was widely considered to be one of the best ‘bench celebrators’ in the league — reason being, he was on the bench a hell of a lot.
For his NBA career, Sacre averaged only 14.5 minutes per game, playing in 189 games over four season, starting in 35 of them. The center out of Gonzaga University was never considered anything but a third-string NBA center, with averages of 4.2 points, 3.1 rebounds and 0.6 blocks per contest over his career, and recent footage of Sacre competing in a Japanese dunk contest only proves those claims.
Sacre, who signed with the Hitachi SunRockers Tokyo-Shibuya of the Japanese B.League early last year, was for some reason competing in the B.League’s dunk contest, even though he only made 55 dunks in his whole NBA career. It went about as well as you’d expect.
Not only did Sacre get rim-blocked on a simple — for his size (7’0) — standing two-foot windmill, he also came out with a mundane two-handed flush… Which netted him nine’s across the board. How?!