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Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 8000iso, f3.5, 1/1250th, Manual
Los Angeles Lakers forward Larry Nance Jr. reacts as he dunks the ball in the second half against the Phoenix Suns at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Suns defeated the Lakers 119-107.

Here are my favorite basketball photos from 2016.

 

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade (3) drives to the basket against Phoenix Suns center Alex Len in the second half at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Heat defeated the Suns 103-95.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 5000iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual
Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker (left) shoots the ball under pressure from San Antonio Spurs guard Danny Green in the first quarter at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 8000iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual
San Antonio Spurs guard Ray McCallum (3) looks to pass the ball under pressure from Phoenix Suns forward T.J. Warren (12), forward Cory Jefferson (55) and guard Archie Goodwin (20) in the first half at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Phoenix Suns guard Archie Goodwin (left) dives for a loose ball against San Antonio Spurs guard Patty Mills in the second half at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Spurs defeated the Suns 117-89.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker (center) attempts to control the ball under pressure from Toronto Raptors forward Patrick Patterson (left) and guard Kyle Lowry in the fourth quarter at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Raptors defeated the Suns 104-97.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 8000iso, f3.5, 1/1250th, Manual
Phoenix Suns forward P.J. Tucker (17) passes the ball against Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns (32) and guard Andrew Wiggins (22) at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Suns defeated the Timberwolves 107-104.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 8000iso, f3.5, 1/1250th, Manual
Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant (24) controls the ball against Phoenix Suns forward Jon Leuer (30) at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Suns defeated the Lakers 119-107.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 8000iso, f3.5, 1/1250th, Manual
Los Angeles Lakers forward Larry Nance Jr. reacts as he dunks the ball in the second half against the Phoenix Suns at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Suns defeated the Lakers 119-107.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant (24) against the Phoenix Suns at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Suns defeated the Lakers 119-107.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 5000iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual
Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant waves to the crowd as he is pulled from the game in the fourth quarter against the Phoenix Suns at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Suns defeated the Lakers 119-107.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f8, 1/250th, Manual with Strobes
Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker does push ups to get his muscles looking good prior to posing for a portrait during media day at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 70-200mm, 6400iso, f2.8, 1/640th, Manual
Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker holds a bobble head of himself as he poses for a portrait during media day at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe (2) looks to pass the ball against Detroit Pistons center Aron Baynes at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 5000iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual
Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond (0) attempts to block Phoenix Suns center Alex Len (21) on a shot in the fourth quarter at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Suns defeated the Pistons 107-100.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Phoenix Suns guard Brandon Knight (11) is upended as he collides with Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio in the first quarter at Talking Stick Resort Arena. Knight would be called for a technical foul on the play.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Minnesota Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine (right) dunks the ball over Phoenix Suns center Alex Len in the first quarter at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 6400iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Phoenix Suns forward Marquese Chriss (left) moves the ball against Atlanta Hawks forward Kent Bazemore in the first half at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe (2) blocks the shot attempt by Atlanta Hawks guard Dennis Schroder (17) in the second half at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Suns defeated the Hawks 109-107.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 6400iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Indiana Pacers guard Jeff Teague (left) is hit in the face by Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe in the second half at Talking Stick Resort Arena. Bledsoe was called for a foul. The Pacers defeated the Suns 109-94.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Phoenix Suns center Tyson Chandler (left) and guard Eric Bledsoe (right) steal the ball from New York Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis in the first quarter at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 6400iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Phoenix Suns forward Marquese Chriss (center) has his shot blocked by New York Knicks center Kristaps Porzingis (left) and center Joakim Noah in the second quarter at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 6400iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
New York Knicks center Joakim Noah holds back forward Kristaps Porzingis as guard Brandon Jennings pushes Phoenix Suns center Tyson Chandler as guard Devin Booker comes in during a third quarter fight at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 6400iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
New York Knicks center Joakim Noah (right) holds back forward Kristaps Porzingis during a third quarter fight against the Phoenix Suns at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 10,000iso, f4, 1/1000th, Manual
Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker hangs from the rim after dunking the ball in the first quarter against the San Antonio Spurs at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 10,000iso, f4, 1/1000th, Manual
Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe (2) drives to the basket against San Antonio Spurs center Pau Gasol (16) and guard Danny Green (14) at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Spurs defeated the Suns 107-92.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 6400iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe (left) guards San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker in the first quarter at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 10,000iso, f4, 1/1250th, Manual
San Antonio Spurs forward David Lee (10) grabs a rebound against the Phoenix Suns in the second half at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Spurs defeated the Suns 107-92.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 10,000iso, f4, 1/1000th, Manual
Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker dunks the ball in the first quarter against the Houston Rockets at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Phoenix Suns forward T.J. Warren (12) dives for a loose ball against Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza (1) and guard Patrick Beverley in the second quarter at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Phoenix Suns forward T.J. Warren (12) dives for a loose ball against Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza (1) and guard Patrick Beverley in the second quarter at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 10,000iso, f4, 1/1000th, Manual
Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon (10) passes the ball against Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe (2) at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Rockets defeated the Suns 125-111.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Phoenix Suns head coach Earl Watson (left) attempts to catch forward TJ Warren (12) as he leaps out of bounds for a loose ball in the second quarter against the Philadelphia 76ers at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

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