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Canon 1Dx mk2, 24-70mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/2000th, Manual
Trilogy power forward Kenyon Martin (4) lifts the championship trophy following the victory against 3 Headed Monsters in the Big 3 championship game at MGM Grand Garden Arena.

Here are my favorite basketball photos of 2017!

Canon 1Dx mk2, 70-200mm, 6400iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Phoenix Suns forward P.J. Tucker (17) and Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns (32) react in the fourth quarter at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 70-200mm, 6400iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Minnesota Timberwolves forward Andrew Wiggins (center) celebrates with guard Zach LaVine (left) and Karl-Anthony Towns after shooting the winning basket at the buzzer against the Phoenix Suns at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Timberwolves defeated the Suns 112-111.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 12,800iso, f2.8, 1/500th, Manual
UCLA Bruins guard Lonzo Ball (2) in the huddle with teammates prior to entering the court for their game against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Wells-Fargo Arena.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 24-70mm, 10,000iso, f4.5, 1/2000th, Manual
Phoenix Suns forward Marquese Chriss (0) hangs from the rim after dunking the ball in the second quarter against the Oklahoma City Thunder at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 70-200mm, 6400iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Phoenix Suns guard Tyler Ulis (right) is upended after colliding with Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas in the second quarter at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 70-200mm, 6400iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart (center) dives for a loose ball against Phoenix Suns forward Marquese Chriss (right) and Alan Williams in the second half at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas (center) passes the ball under pressure from Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe (2) and Devon Booker (1) at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 10,000iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual
Phoenix Suns center Alex Len (21) drives to the basket as Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat slides on his back after falling in the first quarter at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 10,000iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual
Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe (2) shoots the ball against Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat in the first half at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 10,000iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual
Washington Wizards guard John Wall (right) drives to the basket as he is fouled by Phoenix Suns forward Marquese Chriss (0) in the fourth quarter at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 70-200mm, 6400iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum (3) drives to the basket against Phoenix Suns guard Leandro Barbosa in the second half at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 70-200mm, 6400iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard (center) drives to the basket against Phoenix Suns forward TJ Warren (left) and forward Marquese Chriss in the fourth quarter at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker (1) goes for a loose ball against Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin in the second half at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm with 1.4 converter (840mm), 6400iso, f5.6, 1/1250th, Manual
Gonzaga Bulldogs guard Nigel Williams-Goss (5) flexes his arms as he celebrates a play during the second half against the South Carolina Gamecocks in the semifinals of the 2017 NCAA Men’s Final Four at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
North Carolina Tar Heels players celebrate on the court after their win over Gonzaga Bulldogs in the championship game of the 2017 NCAA Men’s Final Four at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) falls to the ground as he is fouled by Phoenix Suns center Alex Len (21) in the first quarter at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 70-200mm, 6400iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (right) bumps noses with Phoenix Suns forward Derrick Jones Jr. in the second half at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 70-200mm, 6400iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker passes the ball under pressure from Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams in the first half at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Trilogy shooting guard Rashad McCants (32) reacts following the victory against 3 Headed Monsters in the Big 3 championship game at MGM Grand Garden Arena.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 24-70mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/2000th, Manual
Trilogy power forward Kenyon Martin (4) lifts the championship trophy following the victory against 3 Headed Monsters in the Big 3 championship game at MGM Grand Garden Arena.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 10,000iso, f2.8, 1/640th, Aperture Priority
Portland Trail Blazers players stand on the court during the national anthem prior to the game against the Phoenix Suns at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 70-200mm, 6400iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual
Los Angeles Lakers guard Lonzo Ball (2) drives to the basket against Phoenix Suns center Tyson Chandler in the second half at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 6400iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Phoenix Suns forward Josh Jackson (20) hangs from the rim as he celebrates a second half dunk against the Brooklyn Nets at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 70-200mm, 6400iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Washington Wizards forward Otto Porter Jr. (22) dunks the ball on Phoenix Suns forward Marquese Chriss (0) in the first quarter at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 70-200mm, 8000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Minnesota Timberwolves guard Marcus Georges-Hunt (13) is fouled by Phoenix Suns forward Josh Jackson in the first half at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 70-200mm, 6400iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons (25) drives to the basket against Phoenix Suns forward Marquese Chriss in the second half at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (left) collides with Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker in the second half at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Next up in my Best of 2017 blogs are my best Baseball shots of 2017!

 


 
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