The NBA world is buzzing over a missed dunk during Team USA's exhibition game versus China

You might have missed this last night, but DeMar DeRozan almost had the highlight of Team USA’s Olympic exhibition schedule¬†by attempting what people are calling “one of the greatest missed dunks ever.” For reference, here’s the moment DeMar DeRozan almost shook the highlight reels:

DeMar almost pulled off DeDunk
— Michael Lee (@MrMichaelLee) July 27, 2016

To clarify, DeRozan tried to pull off a 360, IN-GAME…ON AN OPPONENT. The best part of this is that he likely converts¬†the dunk if he had not been fouled.

Anyway, people on Twitter have been going nuts about this, like LeBron James:

Or this tweet, which accurately describes the underlying message of the near catastrophe:

Remember also that this was an exhibition game, so Team USA was really only half-trying, even if they did beat China by nearly 50 points.

NOW WATCH: Greg Norman reveals his two favourite golf courses in the world

NOW WATCH: Briefing videos

Business Insider Emails & Alerts

Site highlights each day to your inbox.

Follow Business Insider Australia on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram.