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Drew Gooden nearly had one of Washington's best plays of the year in garbage time against the Nets

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Words can't express how much I'm going to miss the zany things Drew Gooden does when he's gone, but I'll try really quick.

This isn't a play a good basketball players attempts on a regular basis. It's not easy to just blow by your man on a closeout from the three-point line, especially when you're 34 years old and generously listed at 6'10, 250 pounds.

Then, to add an extra degree of difficult to a play that defies physics, Gooden tried to fake out the defense with a two-handed ball fake to create just enough of a driving lane where he could launch himself from outside the circle for a poster jam.

Of course, the basketball gods had to intervene here to keep Gooden from ascending directly into heaven, but I won't fault him for trying to get a little taste of it here on Earth.