Ranking the top five sports Harlem Shake videos

The “Harlem Shake” craze has swept the athletic world, resulting in countless versions performed by sports teams.
by Jason Kersey Published: March 16, 2013

The “Harlem Shake” craze has swept the athletic world, resulting in countless versions performed by sports teams.

There are far too many good ones to list, but here's a stab at the top-five sports “Harlem Shake” videos.

1. Georgia men's swim and dive team

As five swimmers sit in chairs around a table, one stands on it dancing during the intro. When the video cuts, several more swimmers join in silly costumes.

Oh, and the whole thing is done underwater in a swimming pool.

2. Miami Heat

Chris “Birdman” Andersen dances around the room, flapping his arms like wings at the camera while his teammates stretch around the Heat locker room. After the cut, LeBron James is wearing a king's crown and Dwyane Wade is in a bear head with a suit. Guard Mario Chalmers is dressed like video game legend Mario.

3. Kansas basketball


by Jason Kersey
OU Sports Reporter
Jason Kersey became The Oklahoman's OU football beat writer in May 2012 after a year covering high school sports and OSU recruiting. Before joining the newspaper in November 2006 as a part-time results clerk, he covered high school football for...
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