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Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f3.2, 1/1000th, Manual Phoenix Suns forward Jon Leuer (top) lands on Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (center) in the second half at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Warriors defeated the Suns 135-116. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f3.2, 1/1000th, Manual

Next up in my Best of 2015 categories are my best basketball photos of 2015. Check them out!

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1000th, Manual Phoenix Suns guard Isaiah Thomas (3) reacts as he is fouled by Toronto Raptors forward Amir Johnson (15) in the second quarter at US Airways Center. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1000th, Manual
Phoenix Suns guard Isaiah Thomas (3) reacts as he is fouled by Toronto Raptors forward Amir Johnson (15) in the second quarter at US Airways Center. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 4000iso, f3.2, 1/1000th, Manual UCLA Bruins forward Kevon Looney (left) dives for a loose ball alongside Arizona State Sun Devils forward Jonathan Gilling in the first half at Wells-Fargo Arena. The Sun Devils defeated the Bruins 68-66. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 4000iso, f3.2, 1/1000th, Manual
UCLA Bruins forward Kevon Looney (left) dives for a loose ball alongside Arizona State Sun Devils forward Jonathan Gilling in the first half at Wells-Fargo Arena. The Sun Devils defeated the Bruins 68-66. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 4000iso, f3.2, 1/800th, Manual An Arizona State Sun Devils fan waves a wrecking ball from behind the curtain of distraction during a second half free throw by the UCLA Bruins at Wells-Fargo Arena. The Sun Devils defeated the Bruins 68-66. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 4000iso, f3.2, 1/800th, Manual
An Arizona State Sun Devils fan waves a wrecking ball from behind the curtain of distraction during a second half free throw by the UCLA Bruins at Wells-Fargo Arena. The Sun Devils defeated the Bruins 68-66. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 10,000iso, f2.8, 1/800th, Manual Arizona State Sun Devils guard Shaquielle McKissic (40) walks towards the court from the locker room at the end of halftime against the Stanford Cardinal at Wells-Fargo Arena. The Sun Devils defeated the Cardinal 67-62. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 10,000iso, f2.8, 1/800th, Manual
Arizona State Sun Devils guard Shaquielle McKissic (40) walks towards the court from the locker room at the end of halftime against the Stanford Cardinal at Wells-Fargo Arena. The Sun Devils defeated the Cardinal 67-62. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 5000iso, f3.2, 1/1000th, Manual Arizona State Sun Devils guard Shaquielle McKissic (40) shoots the ball over Stanford Cardinal forward Reid Travis in the second half at Wells-Fargo Arena. The Sun Devils defeated the Cardinal 67-62. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 5000iso, f3.2, 1/1000th, Manual
Arizona State Sun Devils guard Shaquielle McKissic (40) shoots the ball over Stanford Cardinal forward Reid Travis in the second half at Wells-Fargo Arena. The Sun Devils defeated the Cardinal 67-62. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f3.2, 1/1000th, Manual California Golden Bears forward Christian Behrens (14) drives to the basket against Arizona State Sun Devils forward Savon Goodman (11) in the first half at Wells-Fargo Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f3.2, 1/1000th, Manual
California Golden Bears forward Christian Behrens (14) drives to the basket against Arizona State Sun Devils forward Savon Goodman (11) in the first half at Wells-Fargo Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) sticks out his tongue as he celebrates after making a shot while being fouled in the fourth quarter against the Phoenix Suns at US Airways Center. The Warriors defeated the Suns 98-80. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) sticks out his tongue as he celebrates after making a shot while being fouled in the fourth quarter against the Phoenix Suns at US Airways Center. The Warriors defeated the Suns 98-80. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1000th, Manual Phoenix Suns forward Markieff Morris (11) celebrates a three point shot by making a gun with his finger aimed at the Oklahoma City Thunder bench in the first quarter at US Airways Center. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1000th, Manual
Phoenix Suns forward Markieff Morris (11) celebrates a three point shot by making a gun with his finger aimed at the Oklahoma City Thunder bench in the first quarter at US Airways Center. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/500th, Manual Phoenix Suns forward T.J. Warren poses for a portrait during media day at Talking Stick Resort Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/500th, Manual
Phoenix Suns forward T.J. Warren poses for a portrait during media day at Talking Stick Resort Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/400th, Manual Phoenix Suns forward P.J. Tucker poses for a portrait during media day at Talking Stick Resort Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/400th, Manual
Phoenix Suns forward P.J. Tucker poses for a portrait during media day at Talking Stick Resort Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 5000iso, f3.2, 1/1000th, Manual Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe passes the ball behind his back in the second half against the Sacramento Kings at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Suns defeated the Kings 118-97. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 5000iso, f3.2, 1/1000th, Manual
Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe passes the ball behind his back in the second half against the Sacramento Kings at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Suns defeated the Kings 118-97. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 5000iso, f3.2, 1/1000th, Manual Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe (2) drives to the basket in the second half against the Sacramento Kings at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Suns defeated the Kings 118-97. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 5000iso, f3.2, 1/1000th, Manual
Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe (2) drives to the basket in the second half against the Sacramento Kings at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Suns defeated the Kings 118-97. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 5000iso, f3.2, 1/1000th, Manual Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe (2) drives to the basket in the second half against Sacramento Kings guard Darren Collison (7) at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Suns defeated the Kings 118-97. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 5000iso, f3.2, 1/1000th, Manual
Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe (2) drives to the basket in the second half against Sacramento Kings guard Darren Collison (7) at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Suns defeated the Kings 118-97. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1000th, Manual Detroit Pistons forward Marcus Morris (right) against identical twin brother Phoenix Suns forward Markieff Morris at Talking Stick Resort Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1000th, Manual
Detroit Pistons forward Marcus Morris (right) against identical twin brother Phoenix Suns forward Markieff Morris at Talking Stick Resort Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f3.2, 1/1000th, Manual New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (11) drives to the basket against Phoenix Suns forward Jon Leuer (30) in the second half at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Pelicans defeated the Suns 120-114. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f3.2, 1/1000th, Manual
New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (11) drives to the basket against Phoenix Suns forward Jon Leuer (30) in the second half at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Pelicans defeated the Suns 120-114. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 6400iso, f3.5, 1/1000th, Manual Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (right) is fouled by Phoenix Suns guard Ronnie Price in the first half at Talking Stick Resort Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 6400iso, f3.5, 1/1000th, Manual
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (right) is fouled by Phoenix Suns guard Ronnie Price in the first half at Talking Stick Resort Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f3.2, 1/1000th, Manual Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe (right) drives to the basket against Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson in the second quarter at Talking Stick Resort Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f3.2, 1/1000th, Manual
Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe (right) drives to the basket against Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson in the second quarter at Talking Stick Resort Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f3.2, 1/1000th, Manual Phoenix Suns forward Jon Leuer (top) lands on Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (center) in the second half at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Warriors defeated the Suns 135-116. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f3.2, 1/1000th, Manual
Phoenix Suns forward Jon Leuer (top) lands on Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (center) in the second half at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Warriors defeated the Suns 135-116. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f3.2, 1/1000th, Manual Golden State Warriors guard Leandro Barbosa (left) passes the ball against Phoenix Suns forward Mirza Teletovic in the fourth quarter at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Warriors defeated the Suns 135-116. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f3.2, 1/1000th, Manual
Golden State Warriors guard Leandro Barbosa (left) passes the ball against Phoenix Suns forward Mirza Teletovic in the fourth quarter at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Warriors defeated the Suns 135-116. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f3.2, 1/1000th, Manual Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry reacts as he follows through on a shot in the second half against the Phoenix Suns at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Warriors defeated the Suns 135-116. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f3.2, 1/1000th, Manual
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry reacts as he follows through on a shot in the second half against the Phoenix Suns at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Warriors defeated the Suns 135-116. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 6400iso, f3.5, 1/1000th, Manual Phoenix Suns guard Archie Goodwin (20) drives to the basket in the second half against the Golden State Warriors at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Warriors defeated the Suns 135-116. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 6400iso, f3.5, 1/1000th, Manual
Phoenix Suns guard Archie Goodwin (20) drives to the basket in the second half against the Golden State Warriors at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Warriors defeated the Suns 135-116. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 10,000iso, f4, 1/1250th, Manual Milwaukee Bucks guard Michael Carter-Williams (center) drives to the basket against the Phoenix Suns in the first half at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Bucks defeated the Suns 101-95. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 10,000iso, f4, 1/1250th, Manual
Milwaukee Bucks guard Michael Carter-Williams (center) drives to the basket against the Phoenix Suns in the first half at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Bucks defeated the Suns 101-95. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 10,000iso, f4, 1/1250th, Manual Milwaukee Bucks guard Michael Carter-Williams (left) passes the ball under pressure from Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe (2) and forward Mirza Teletovic (35) in the first half at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Bucks defeated the Suns 101-95. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 10,000iso, f4, 1/1250th, Manual
Milwaukee Bucks guard Michael Carter-Williams (left) passes the ball under pressure from Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe (2) and forward Mirza Teletovic (35) in the first half at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Bucks defeated the Suns 101-95. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1000th, Manual Philadelphia 76ers center Nerlens Noel (left) dunks the ball on Phoenix Suns center Alex Len in the fourth quarter at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The 76ers defeated the Suns 111-104. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1000th, Manual
Philadelphia 76ers center Nerlens Noel (left) dunks the ball on Phoenix Suns center Alex Len in the fourth quarter at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The 76ers defeated the Suns 111-104. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) passes the ball under pressure from Phoenix Suns center Alex Len (21) and P.J. Tucker (17) in the first quarter at Talking Stick Resort Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) passes the ball under pressure from Phoenix Suns center Alex Len (21) and P.J. Tucker (17) in the first quarter at Talking Stick Resort Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving (2) drives to the basket against Phoenix Suns guard Brandon Knight (3) and Alex Len in the second half at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Cavaliers defeated the Suns 101-97. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving (2) drives to the basket against Phoenix Suns guard Brandon Knight (3) and Alex Len in the second half at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Cavaliers defeated the Suns 101-97. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1000th, Manual The Phoenix Suns mascot The Gorilla holds a Suns dancer on his shoulders as a member of the Gorilla Dunk Squad does a front flip dunk during a second half against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Cavaliers defeated the Suns 101-97. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1000th, Manual
The Phoenix Suns mascot The Gorilla holds a Suns dancer on his shoulders as a member of the Gorilla Dunk Squad does a front flip dunk during a second half against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Cavaliers defeated the Suns 101-97. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual Cleveland Cavaliers center Tristan Thompson (13) battles for a rebound against Phoenix Suns forward Jon Leuer (30) and P.J. Tucker (17) in the second half at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Cavaliers defeated the Suns 101-97. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Cleveland Cavaliers center Tristan Thompson (13) battles for a rebound against Phoenix Suns forward Jon Leuer (30) and P.J. Tucker (17) in the second half at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Cavaliers defeated the Suns 101-97. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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