Whether a diehard fan or casual observer, the Slam Dunk Contest during NBA All-Star Weekend provides a viewing experience that is unparalleled in professional sports.
With this year's competition looming ahead this Saturday, we take a look back at the best dunks in Slam Dunk Contest history.
Julius Erving's Soaring Slam - 1984
Spud Webb Throws It Down - 1986
Michael Jordan's Iconic Foul Line Dunk - 1988
Vince Carter's Elbow Dunk - 2000
Jason Richardson's Between-the-Legs Reverse - 2003
DeMar DeRozan’s “Show Stopper” - 2011
Zach Lavine's Windmill From the Foul Line - 2016