Andre Drummond Astounds NBA World by Interfering With Bulls Teammate’s Self Alley-Oop

Chicago Bulls forward Torrey Craig attempts a self alley-oop as teammate Andre Drummond trails.
Chicago Bulls forward Torrey Craig attempts a self alley-oop as teammate Andre Drummond trails. / Screenshot via Witt Gottlieb on X
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Chaos ensued during a Chicago Bulls fastbreak on Tuesday night against the New York Knicks.

After coming away with a turnover and setting themselves up for an uncontested dunk, the Bulls managed to mess things up in embarrassing fashion.

Torrey Craig was leading the fast break, and he decided to get a little fancy by serving up a self alley-oop off the backboard. It seems he and Andre Drummond were not on the same page, however, as Chicago's center appeared to think the off-the-backboard pass was intended for him.

In an utterly bizarre moment, both Drummond and Craig leapt up for the alley-oop, colliding with each other in midair. Neither player was able to flush down the dunk, resulting in a humiliating Bulls turnover.

Chicago was trailing by nine at the time of the disastrous self alley-oop attempt, making Craig's decision to attempt such a move even more questionable.

To make matters worse, Drummond checked out of the game shortly after with an ankle injury he sustained on the following possession and was seen being rolled the locker room in a wheelchair.

NBA fans were dumbfounded by the Bulls' calamitous fastbreak, and they had plenty of jokes on social media.


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Karl Rasmussen

KARL RASMUSSEN

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