On this day 27 years ago, Shaquille O’Neal brought down the whole hoop after a dunk against the New Jersey Nets.
Here is the dunk:
This wasn’t the first time Shaq broke a backboard, as he previously did it his rookie year in 1993.
The put-back dunk in 1993 somehow caused the hoop’s hydraulic system to deflate, making it fold up and lower to the floor.
Here is that dunk: