As a basketball player, he is probably best known for his dunks — several of which broke backboards and led the NBA to adopt breakaway rims — but as entertaining as his dunks were, the names he gave them were just as captivating. From the "In Your Face Disgrace" and "Turbo Sexophonic Delight" to the classic "Chocolate-Thunder-Flying, Glass-Flying, Robinzine-Crying, Babies-Crying, Glass-Still-Flying, Cats-Crying, Rump-Roasting, Bun-Toasting, Thank You-Wham-Bam-I-Am-Jam", the man knew how to enjoy himself.
So in tribute to the man from the planet Lovetron, here are some of the best dunks in Phoenix Suns history given the Chocolate Thunder treatment.
The "Help A Brother Out" dunk
Tom Chambers dunks over Mark Jackson
The "Plane Nailin', Building Scalin', Where's Fay Wray, King Kong Dunk"
Dan Majerle dunks on Manute Bol (but is called for an offensive foul). Jump to 2:28.
The "Solar Nexus, Mess With Texas, Houston We Have A Problem Dunk"
Kevin Johnson dunks over Hakeem Olajuwon
The "So Sublime, Bullet Time" dunk
Shawn Marion dunks over Al Harrington
The "Here I Am, Rock You Like a Kandi Cane" dunk
Amar’e Stoudemire dunks over Michael Olowokandi
The "Bombastic, Pyroclastic, Outta My Way, Vesuvius to Pompeii, Volcano Dunk"
Amar’e Stoudemire dunks over future Sun Anthony Tolliver