Isaiah Stokes breaks backboard with dunk during AAU game

Backboard glass shatters on dunk (0:22)

Isaiah Stokes puts down a two-handed dunk, resulting in the backboard glass shattering and falling on Stokes in an AAU game at the Adidas Summer Championship in Las Vegas. Stokes had to leave the event and get stitches on his left hand. (0:22)

Isaiah Stokes, the younger brother of NBA forward Jarnell Stokes, broke the backboard in the final minute of an AAU game at the Adidas Summer Championship in Las Vegas on Thursday.

The 6-foot-8, 250-pound Stokes went up for a two-handed breakaway dunk and said he was shocked when the breakaway rim gave way and he went crashing to the floor.

"I had intentions to try and break it," Stokes said before heading to a local hospital to get stitches on his left hand. "But I didn't think I'd be able to do it."

The court where Stokes broke the backboard was shut down for three hours after his dunk, but the tournament is bringing in a replacement basket for games later on Thursday.

Stokes had the pinkie finger on his left hand bandaged as he left the Cashman Center, but told ESPN he intended to play on Friday.

"I didn't even know what happened until I was on the floor," he added.

Stokes' brother, Jarnell, played primarily in the D-League last season and was the league MVP. He also played with both Memphid Grizzlies and Miami Heat.

Isaiah Stokes recently dropped about 60 pounds and gave up football. He said he has narrowed his college choices to Memphis, Tennessee, Florida, Iowa State and South Carolina.