Top 10 Quotes and Sayings from NBA Jam

From “heating up” to “he’s on fire“, NBA Jam was full of fun and iconic catchphrases.

In 1993, NBA Jam took arcades by storm. It was such a hit that it became the highest-grossing sports arcade game ever. There was something satisfying about throwing down a 360 rim-rattling dunk on your buddy, then yelling “boomshakalaka” in their face! But even better were the classic NBA Jam quotes and sayings. Here’s a look back at the top 10 NBA Jam quotes.

10) “Rejected!”

9) “Yes!”

8) “The bigger the love, the bigger shove”

7) “He just got his degree from dunkin on U”

6) “From Downtown!”

5) “Is it the shoes!?”

4) “He’s heating up”

3) “Razzle Dazzle”

2) “He’s on fire!”


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