Travis Kelce’s ‘Hammered’ Performance Of ‘Friends In Low Places’ Is Proof That He Should Leave The Singing To Taylor Swift…

Travis Kelce’s ‘Hammered’ Performance Of ‘Friends In Low Places’ Is Proof That He Should Leave The Singing To Taylor Swift...

 

Travis Kelce is having a pretty good week. The All-Pro tight end for the Kansas City Chiefs won the Super Bowl, celebrated with his pop star girlfriend (you might have heard of her), and now he’s getting day-drunk and singing a Garth Brooks song at a parade. It doesn’t get much better than that.

 

Travis Kelce’s ‘Hammered’ Performance Of ‘Friends In Low Places’ Is Proof That He Should Leave The Singing To Taylor Swift...
It does, however, get better than his singing voice.

The NBA closes its All-Star Saturday Night every year with the same thing: the Dunk Contest.

It’s a unique event in that it’s either spectacular or horrible, and the line between the two is incredibly thin — think of how differently we’d look back on some of the really bad editions of the Dunk Contest if one or two of the ultra-ambitious flops are successful.

But over the years, there have been some extremely memorable dunks that have taken that year’s competition to another level. Of course, I’m talking about the ones that get a 50 from the judges, the highest possible score that can be handed out for a single dunk.

There have been a whole lot of them over the NBA’s history dating back to when this became an annual event in 1984, and today, we wanted to identify the 10-best dunks that have earned a 50 in the competition’s history based on two criteria:

How good was the dunk? This means looking at how good the dunk was. It’s nice when things are self-explanatory!

2. How memorable was the dunk? This goes beyond just the dunk. When you say the name of it, do people automatically remember what you are talking about? How did the crowd react? How did the single most important person for selling a dunk — Kenny Smith — react, assuming he was on the call? Were there fun elements about the dunk that add some panache to the whole thing? (Ex: The Dwight Howard Superman dunk, which does appear on this list, is not as memorable if not for the jersey.