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1976

 

ABA Dunk Contest

January 27, 1976

First ever ABA Dunk Contest

February 7, 1988

Michael Jordan and Dominique Wilkins glorify dunking in an epic battle in the 1988 NBA Dunk Contest

Kadour Ziani / Slam Nation

May 25, 1996

Slam Nation and Kadour Ziani put on the most revolutionary contest, outside of NBA, in professional dunking

Vince Carter

February 11, 2000

Vince Carter stuns the basketball world with the greatest and most iconic performance in the NBA Dunk Contest history

Vince Carter

September 25, 2000

Vince Carter throws it down over the 7’2 Frederic Weis during the 2000 Olympic Games, secures his name as the greatest NBA dunker

720 (Mr. 720 - And 1 Mixtape)

June 28, 2006

Taurian Fontenette aka Air Up There throws down the 1st ever 720 dunk

Jordan Kilganon (All-Star Week)

February 2016

Jordan Kilganon performs his signature Scorpion dunk in the NBA All Star Game, showcasing professional dunking for the first time on the NBA stage

 

2016