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Hickory High School: Where Amazing Happens

by Ryan Hudson

One of my favorite parts of watching the NBA Playoffs is those slow-motion, black-and-white commercials of great moments past, with the tag line, "Where Will Amazing Happen This Year?" The plays, the piano in the background, the simplicity -- it all comes together to make thirty-seconds of riveting viewing. There's LeBron's dunk against the Celtics; Garnett throwing it down on a fast break; Kobe hitting a winner against Phoenix.

They're so good that it was only a matter of time before parodies began to surface (imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, after all), like this rather, well, amazing one of Larry Bird from Game 7 of the 1988 Eastern Conference Finals.

But what if the same idea was applied to dramatic basketball scenes from some of your favorite movies? Fortunately, YouTube user "jwoodziii" has supplied the answer to that question in the form of "Hoosiers," and even "Teen Wolf" (after the jump) (via Bill Simmons' Twitter).