01
Jan

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!

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26
Dec

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 400iso, f2.8, 1/400th, Manual
Arizona Diamondbacks second baseman Daniel Descalso is doused with gatorade after hitting a walk off home run in the thirteenth inning against the Colorado Rockies at Chase Field.

Time for all my favorite reactions of 2017, featuring the highs and lows of being an athlete. Continue on!

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07
Jan

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.

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26
Dec

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 10,000iso, f5.6, 1/800th, Manual
West Virginia Mountaineers head coach Dana Holgorsen is doused with Gatorade after defeating the Arizona State Sun Devils in the Cactus Bowl at Chase Field.

Next up in my Best of 2016 galleries are my best reaction shots of the year where the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat were on full display in 2016!

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30
Dec
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!

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17
Dec
Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 2500iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual Houston Astros outfielder Colby Rasmus (center) is dunked with powerade and ice by pitcher Dallas Keuchel (left) and shortstop Carlos Correa after hitting two home runs in the victory over the Detroit Tigers at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 2500iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Houston Astros outfielder Colby Rasmus (center) is dunked with powerade and ice by pitcher Dallas Keuchel (left) and shortstop Carlos Correa after hitting two home runs in the victory over the Detroit Tigers at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Looks like its that time of year for my eighth annual Best of galleries which highlight various sports and themes from my busy year of photography. First up are my favorite reaction shots which shows happiness, sadness and all sorts of moods in between. Continue on to check them out!

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02
Jan
Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1000th, Manual Phoenix Suns forward Marcus Morris (15) high fives fans as he enters the arena during player introductions prior to their home opener against the Los Angeles Lakers.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1000th, Manual
Phoenix Suns forward Marcus Morris (15) high fives fans as he enters the arena during player introductions prior to their home opener against the Los Angeles Lakers.

Next up in my Best of 2014 blog posts are my Best Basketball images of the year. Continue on to check them out!

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27
Dec
Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1000th, Manual Phoenix Suns forward P.J. Tucker (17) is hit in the face by the ball as he reaches for a rebound in the second half against the Houston Rockets at the US Airways Center.

About halfway through my Best of 2013 galleries. Today I bring you my best Basketball images of the year. Continue on to check them out.

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18
Jun
Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 6400iso, f4, 1/320th, Manual Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner sits in front of her locker in the teams locker room at the US Airways Center.

A few weeks ago I received a call from one of my editors checking my availability for a day in the life shoot with WNBA rookie sensation Brittney Griner. Now I don’t follow womens basketball at all but I certainly knew who Brittney Griner was and her potential to be the LeBron James of the WNBA. Thankfully my schedule was open so I was able to book the gig.

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10
Aug

Nikon D4, 70-200mm, 2000iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual

A few days ago I told management I would like to cover Team USA basketball one time. I was told “sure” but there was a catch. I would have to go cover all the games of the day, not just the USA game. Anyone who knows me knows Im not the biggest basketball fan so this would be interesting.

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