Here's your early contender for sports picture of 2012...

Here’s how NOT to dunk a basketball, kids.

IT’S EARLY IN 2012, but this one is going to be on plenty of end-of-year lists.

Someone needs to tell New Jersey Nets star Shelden Williams that you’re not supposed to dunk into your own face.

Let’s hope Nets co-owner Jay-Z wasn’t watching from the front row during the game agianst against the Indiana Pacers in Newark.

Pic: Julio Cortez/AP/Press Association Images

[H/T NBC Off The Bench]

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