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The 10 Worst NBA Plays of 2013

words // Brandon Richard

If we're going to list some of the best NBA plays from 2013, it's only fair that we highlight some of the worst as well. Here's a look at some of last year's biggest on-court bloopers, including plays from future Hall of Famers, perennial All-Stars, overpaid space fillers and JaVale McGee. Check out the clips below and let us know which play is funniest to you.

 

 

10. Dirk Nowitzki Forgets to Shoot

Arguably the most automatic two points in the NBA. Dirk felt that way in the literal sense.

The 10 Worst NBA Plays of 2013  - 10. Dirk Nowitzki Forgets to Shoot

 

 

9. Caron Butler Steals the Ball from Valanciunas

Straight up dick move. Can you imagine if this happened the other way around? Also a candidate for Best Play of the Year.

The 10 Worst NBA Plays of 2013 - Caron Butler Steals the Ball from Valanciunas

 

 

8. Blake Griffin's Corner Three Hits the Side of the Backboard

You know how people say that all Blake can do is dunk? Yeah.

10 Worst NBA Plays of 2013 - 8. Blake Griffin's Corner Three Hits the Side of the Backboard

 

 

7. Gerald Henderson Knocks Out Fan with Errant Pass

Something else we're going to blame Michael Jordan for.

The 10 Worst Plays of 2013 - 7. Gerald Henderson Knocks Out Fan with Errant Pass

 

 

6. Marc Gasol Plays Defense with His Sneaker

Can't get half of the guys in the league to try with their hands. AND that swipe was clean!

The 10 Worst NBA Plays of 2013 - 6. Marc Gasol Plays Defense with His Sneaker

 

 

5. Carlos Boozer Punches Danny Crawford

And Danny wasn't phased whatsoever. WHY NOT?

The 10 Worst NBA Plays of 2013 - 5. Carlos Boozer Punches Danny Crawford

 

 

4. Marcin Gortat 'Dream Shake' Fail

It's been reported that Hakeem Olajuwon makes up to $100,000 for two weeks of one-on-one training with NBA players. Believe it or not, Marcin Gortat was once one of those players. Here, Gortat thought he was going to school TIM DUNCAN with Olajuwon's signature move. Thought.

The 10 Worst NBA Plays of 2013 - 4. Marcin Gortat 'Dream Shake' Fail

 

 

3. Kendrick Perkins Behind-the-Back Pass to Kobe

Your monthly reminder that OKC is paying him instead of James Harden. On purpose.

The 10 Worst NBA Plays of 2013

 

 

2. JaVale McGee Misses at the Rim

Let's be honest — JaVale could take up an entire Worst 10 by himself. This play was quintessential McGee and aired right after an extremely awkward interview on TNT.

The 10 Worst NBA Plays of 2013 - 2. JaVale McGee Misses at the Rim

 

1. Swaggy P's Hollywood 360

Like JaVale McGee, Nick Young is a player preceded by his reputation for making horrible plays. Also like McGee, he's pretty much good for a blooper every game. His failed 360 against the Raptors last month wasn't only funny because it sailed over the backboard, but also because it's a regular part of his moveset.

The 10 Worst NBA Plays of 2013 - 1. Swaggy P's Hollywood 360

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