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Shane Carwin is MMA’s Best NBA Prospect

Written by Tom Ngo
May 22nd, 2010

UFC interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin continues to do no wrong. Not only is he the most fan-friendly MMA superstar on the planet, but the 6-foot-2, 295-pounder may be the sport’s most athletic as well.

Although Carwin’s been preparing relentlessly for his blockbuster title unification bout against champ Brock Lesnar at UFC 116, he took a moment to show-off his basketball skills just in time for next month’s NBA Draft.

Unfortunately for scouts, footage on Carwin’s B-Ball abilities are strictly limited to what he posts on his official website. On the bright side, the 35-year-old released two clips yesterday featuring his diversified game.

Carwin’s proposed 1stRound dunk in next year’s NBA Slam Dunk Contest:

Carwin showcasing his silky-smooth stroke by nailing a jumper from deep:

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