Shump proves you can’t dunk the iPhone 5.
Watch Iman Shumpert take the new iPhone 5 for a very destructive test drive. In related news, that ACL is looking great.
Tags: Feature TV One, Iman Shumpert, New York Knicks
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Are people actually complaining about a drop in the bucket expense? what is 600$ to iman shumpert? Not only that, the iphone is only valued at that cost. shit cost 300 or so to make. who cares… I see people destroying electronics on youtube all the time. It would be a “waste” if he burned up food or clothing, a BASIC NEED that could be donated to help people live day by day. Breaking an iPhone, a Leisure, overvalued product that is NOT a basic necessity is NOT wasting anything but his money. Iman does enough charity work in NY so a leisure drop in the bucket iphone he’s breaking is akin to burning 2 pairs of 300$ jordans. He bought it. He just accelerated the destruction of it by 6+ years. Boo Hoo.
Yeah and it’s not as though I’m trying to troll or start a fight. I’m just really disappointed people don’t at LEAST just recognize that theres something wrong with being desensitized.
It’s not even that I’m a ‘hippie’ I haven’t smoked in 9 years and I never have drinked. I ain’t perfect but I try to be decent. I’m gonna stop people think I’m crazy LOL.
so… uhm… you are female and very young?
Quit acting like you’re his financial advisor. Maybe he does donate to charity and I know the Knicks do a lot of work within the community. He earned his money and he can spend it however he likes.
You’re a douchebag for that LOL
just wanted to put a little bit of borat flavor into this conversation lol … so… that was a yes on both questions?
im sure NOC paid for it. and despite him “wasting” a good 200 buck phone- i think it does more than that and humourously mocks the value consumers and modern society place on unnecessary gadgets and toys, constantly spending to upgrade what is essentially a number at the end of a name. numbers to upgrade numbers. i think what he has said , effectively , with this seminal piece of intellectual post- consumerist satire- is that we are wasting our money to begin with, on “shit we dont need”, thru absurdist sketch comedy. he subtley points out to society – by holding a reflective glass to it ( or is it perhaps a optical retina display) – that indeed one cannot dunk an iphone 5, and indeed, there are many things in life we cannot dunk, no matter how large or small, our lives are managed and limited by our hops and the ability of our new ‘treasures’ to recieve a two handed jackhammer. He has wasted 200 dollars and yet with his bold and brilliant commentary, made so much more. so much more. bravo Iman. Bravo.
You scare me. I hope a seal bites off your hand.
normally i would feel offended now but ive just heard that too often lol
Blatantly wasting money for the hell of it and actively giving money to charity are completely different issues. In fact they are at completely opposite ends of the spectrum. Saying you need to donate money to criticise those who waste it is like saying you have to be a doctor to say killing people is wrong.
You’re still harping on about that?
The problems inherent in the smart phone industry, and worker exploitation in general, will never be solved by having Americans–the same people who benefit from this exploitation–donate to charity. I don’t know why you keep talking about charity like that’s the answer to everyone’s problems.
Actually it’s this bullshit charity/aid crap that diverts people’s attention away from the actual exploitation that people face at the hands of the very countries (and people) purportedly helping them. When your entire economic system is based on stealing other people’s resources and labor, throwing those people a few crumbs isn’t going to solve anything.
But like I said, it’s unnecessary to get bent out of shape over Iman Shumpert. If there is a double standard, it’s that someone like Conan can waste millions of dollars on a car (or pretend to) on TV and people adore him for it. I’m not saying you shouldn’t help homeless people, but your charity analogy makes absolutely no sense.
how is it the shumpert looks ready to go and rose looks like his career is over? their acl tore almost at the same time.
that was not a joke
wow…obviously he has like 3 or 4 of em….
Profits on a product like a iphone are close to 90%. so making an iphone would probably cost around 60 dollars. Thats how you become a profitable company.
First time I have seen an association between hippies and iphones…
Shut up bitch
@Red7252:disqus Judging isn’t natural, it is learned. That’s why your judgment is different from those all around the world.
Idiotic is a subjective term that cannot be operationally defined and “makes no sense” is related your personal perspective, neither is a fact.
I’m glad you wont front about the iPhone because that was my next point. Whether you “appreciate” or destroy the iPhone, you have contributed towards the demand for a product that is manufactured by the children in china you are defending. So as long as you keep purchasing these things, regardless of what you do with it, you’re a part of the problem. To say you appreciate it, is simply an attempt to justify your contribution to child exploitation.
You should look into globalization and the exploitation of third world countries in general. Countries all over the world are producing products for the US and exploiting children and WOMEN! Look at the labels on all your products, from clothes to electronics. If it’s not made in the US it’s was likely made by these kids and women. It’s a sad thing.
Oh, so you don’t judge the drink you drink, food you eat, etc etc? You just say oh thats food, COOL!
I appreciate your reply & if I indeed am at fault or was ignorant at all I do apologize, please forgive me. BUT, as you said it’s now impossible to not purchase things without it being done through child labor. It’s alive & breathing despite what Foxconn says because just the other day there was a riot.
I’m just thinking if we can’t avoid it, lets at least be very careful and appreciate & use these things in longevity. Maybe I sound like a hippie(I don’t smoke) or I’m looking deeper into it than most people but I was burn in a 3rd world village. I know the hardship.
@Redd When selecting a drink, food, etc. I make a decision based on preference due to my exposure to alternatives. So I learned to select the item that I prefer, either by taste (like soda) or effect (like beer). Or, I learned to avoid certain things because of the what i’ve learned, i.e. nutrition facts. So, no, that isn’t natural. If you raised me in a jungle and only offered me water since childhood I would not “judge” that drink and ask for a coke.
Indeed, it is alive and well. Unfortunately. There really is no way to avoid it while living in this country. This will never stop because the low cost of production in 3rd world countries is what allows low prices. So when you look at how many people shop at Wal-Mart, Target, etc. over the small American stores, you see people prefer to save money. I don’t blame them, especially in this economy.
The fact that you are aware of these problems is great, but calling people idiots and morons isn’t going to change things. It’s all about perspective based on each person history of learning and the contingencies in their life. When you understand that, then you’ll have a better understanding of how to get your point across to them.
They love Mac products for some reason… I don’t know if we would get this sort of uproar over an android or blackberry getting destroyed
You still are mixing up “hippies” with “hippsters”
Hippies are more likely to not have phones than to have iPhones.
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