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Kentucky's Willie Cauley-Stein poses double threat of defense and dunks
Kentucky's Willie Cauley-Stein poses double threat of defense and dunks

First there was The Dunk, quickly christened by people as the best of the year even though it was only a week into February. Then came The Dunk To End All Dunks, again labeled the best of 2015 and also a slight sign of progress because we were within reasonable distance of March. That they were both delivered by Willie Cauley-Stein was almost an anomaly, something as rare as a junior at Kentucky, which Cauley-Stein happened to be. He's slotted as a high pick in this year's NBA draft because he plays great defense. The dunks are a sideshow. If the Lakers keep their top-five protected pick after the May 19 lottery, Cauley-Stein will probably be there for their turn. He's...

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