James Justice Dunks His Way To A Trending Topic

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Dig, if you will, a picture. No, not you and I engaged in a kiss; instead, the picture in question features a 5-10 basketball player with such leaping ability--52-inch vertical--you'd think man is actually capable of flight. That's the mental image James Justice should have left you with after he absolutely took over ESPN's college basketball dunk contest.

While the entire contest should've put the NBA on notice, especially after that failure of an attempt that was the most recent Slam Dunk Contest, it also introduced the world to James Justice, and man, did the world--at least the Twitterverse--stand up and take notice. Of course, when you're that small in stature, relatively speaking, jumping out the gym like that will get you noticed. In fact, it's safe to say that after his dunk contest performance, James Justice became something of a legend, and if you don't believe me, just Google and/or Twitter search his name and see how much people are talking about him.

Before that, however, here's the dunk provided Justice put his trending powers over the top:

Oh, look! Gif time, courtesy of Gifulmination.com:


Aside from Justice's aerial wizardry, the entire contest was a hit, featuring one awesome dunk after another:

After watching those, it demonstrates just how awesome Justice's dunks were, because everyone in the competition absolutely brought their "A" game. Naturally, Twitter noticed Justice's high-flying act, and responded in kind:

Best dunk I've seen in years! James Justice Shuts Down the College Dunk Contest: http://t.co/hsV0qvJJ via @youtube(image) 20 minutes ago via Tweet Button ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto

That was 10x better than the NBA dunk contest... Congrats to James Justice and to my boy DeQuan for putting on a show...#slamdunk(image) 12 hours ago via Twitter for BlackBerry® ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto

Good lord. RT @sbnation: Here's 5'9 James Justice's winning dunk. It was absolutely ridiculous. http://t.co/Jidk6Nww(image) 12 hours ago via TweetDeck ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto

I second the "Good lord."

James. Justice.(image) 12 hours ago via Echofon ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto

Nothing more need be said, but what the hell, here's some more. Even I weighed in last night:

James Justice would've won the NBA dunk contest.(image) 12 hours ago via Twitter for Android ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto

watching college dunk contest this cat james justice is jumping out the gym to only be 5"10 got 52inch vert leap(image) 13 hours ago via web ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto

I have decided I want to marry James Justice.(image) 3 minutes ago via web ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto

James Justice can fly #nolie #rhyme(image) 56 minutes ago via web ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto

Yes, yes he can.

And that, folks, is how you leave an impression: Dazzle the hell out of everyone with your incredible jumping ability. See? It's not hard at all, provided you can actually get up off the ground.

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