This year’s slam dunk contest brought us some creative dunks. High-flyers keep coming up with new ways to throw the ball through the hoop. Here are the dunks we got to see tonight.
Taco Tuesday came late this week, as Aaron Gordon cleared 7-foot-5 Boston Celtics rookie Tacko Fall on his last dunk of the night:
Here’s Aaron Gordon’s sick windmill dunk off the side of the backboard in the Final:
Off the side of the backboard. 360. Windmill. AG. ️ pic.twitter.com/FWcUyFIBJR— NBA (@NBA) February 16, 2020
Airplane Mode goes 360, through the legs and jumps over someone in the Final:
Derrick. Jones. Jr. off the backboard between the legs!! pic.twitter.com/PyPlnelgpc— Ⓜ️arcusD ▶️ (@_MarcusD3_) February 16, 2020
Aaron Gordon opened up the night with a perfect 50.
Pat Connaughton got major style points for going off the glass here.
Derrick Jones Jr. showcased some serious torque on this 360 slam.
Perfection.— Miami HEAT (@MiamiHEAT) February 16, 2020
Derrick Jones, Jr. is about to go toe to toe with Aaron Gordon for the trophy. Let's do this! pic.twitter.com/6DRP7dAuBf
Gordon has too many dunks in his arsenal, and this one shut the whole gym down.
Derrick Jones Jr. celebrated his birthday with this punch en route to his win.
Dwight Howard brought out his old Super Man costume to honor the late Kobe Bryant with his second dunk.