Photo of the year: Nubian Spann breaks the backboard

June 24, 2014 

Panther Creek's Nubian Spann shatters the backboard during the boys basketball game in Cary on Friday, January 10, 2014. The game was suspended in the second quarter. Panther Creek was leading Apex 20-14 with 6:54 remaining in the first half.

CHRIS ADAMCZYK — newsobserver.com Buy Photo

Christine Adamczyk caught the action perfectly. On Jan. 10, Panther Creek’s Nubian Spann went up for an alley-oop and shattered the backboard. The game was suspended in the second quarter with 6:54 remaining till halftime. The video made ESPN’s SportsCenter that night.

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