YouTube's most popular sports videos of the week

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The most popular sports videos of week as watched by YouTube viewers at 11:00 GMT, Tuesday 19 January, including an unusual net-swishing basketball shot, a spectacular save at the current Africa Cup of Nations, and footage of a crowd responding to news that their University football team's head coach had taken a job elsewhere.

1) Reke's Phantom Shot • 4,185,558 views
Sacramento Kings guard and rookie star Tyreke Evans made the news during a tight game against the Denver Nuggets with this 3-point attempt that fooled more than one Nuggets player.

2) Monta Ellis' Amazing Circus Shot After Shoot Around • 1,075,457 views
Point and shooting guard for the Golden State Warriors shows off for the cameras with a blind three-pointer from way outside the court.

3) Shaq gives some love to actor Daniel Baldwin • 266,644 views
Giant basketballer Shaquille O'Neal launches himself into the front row, planting one of his famous kisses on one of the Baldwin brothers.

4) JUVENTUS-MILAN 0-3 HIGHLIGHTS • 268,146 views
AC Milan beat rivals Juventus on January 10 with a goal from defender Nesta, two from Ronaldinho, and an assist from David Beckham.

5) Lane Kiffin " FIRED " in Tennessee • 259,745 views
A University of Tennessee college football fan goes on an X-rated rant and destroys some memorabilia after his team's coach moves to another team.

6) Alex Ovechkin Accepts The Fight With Steve Downie But... • 209,984 views
Tampa Bay Lightning ice hockey player Steve Downie challenges Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin to an on-ice brawl is suddenly interrupted.

7) Funny moment in Africa Cup 2010 • 207,711 views
Joao Rafael Kapango makes an unusual somersaulting save for his team Mozambique during their Africa Cup of Nations match against Benin.

8) Floor Press 70kg x13powt • 170,380 views
A polish man's weight training video concludes in an unexpected way when his dog makes an entrance.

9) Riot at UT after Lane Kiffin news • 164,965 views
Crowds run past an amateur cameraman, apparently in reaction to the news that University of Tennessee head coach Lane Kiffin has joined Southern California.

10) Ravens beat Patriots in Playoffs, man runs through electric dog fence! • 159,045 views
A Baltimore fan makes good on his pact to sting himself with an electrified dog collar after his NFL team beat their opponents in a playoff game.

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