JaValelevator McGee, the shot-blocking machine with trampoline hops who famously pursued a triple-double last year with the zeal of Ricky Davis, threw down a thunderous dunk Tuesday on the head of young Nikola Vucevic. McGee’s slam was a violent and bone-rattling; it rivaled what DeAndre Jordan did to the Lakers Monday. Mr. Vucevic is a rookie from USC who has some promise at a power forward; McGee is an emerging star who turns 24 in January and averaged 10-8-2.4 last year. Get to know your NBA players – the season begins Sunday. [video via @Jose3030]
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