Volume #4 is here, with the people's champ, Aaron Gordon, featured on the cover. You can't tell me that man didn't deserve to win the Slam Dunk Contest. C'mon, now. Real heads know. Aaaaaanyway... Volume #4's got 40 tracks to keep All-Star weekend (and the rest of your week/month/year/life) popping. Show More Summary
“You can’t practice bounce.”
As part of NBA All-Star Weekend festivities, the league held its slam dunk contest Saturday night. During the day’s college basketball action, a player from Memphis made like Vince Carter in the 2000 dunk contest. Late in the first half,...Show More Summary
They'll kill us all.
2/13/16 will forever be remembered as the day a dude sat in mid-air. The NBA’s rocket-jumping 20-year olds Aaron Gordon and Zach LaVine brought Toronto down in a legendary Slam Dunk Contest. Batman v Superman is probably going to be a letdown compared to this duel.
The Splash Brothers looked like a pebble dropping into the ocean by the time Zach LaVine and Aaron Gordon got done breathing new life into the Slam Dunk Contest. LaVine, a 20-year-old leader of the Minnesota Timberwolves, and Gordon,...Show More Summary
Minnesota Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine on Saturday won the Slam Dunk Contest during NBA All-Star Weekend for the second consecutive year, and as it turns out, he had some inspiration for pushing through his duel with Aaron Gordon of the Orlando Magic. Show More Summary
The NBA Slam Dunk Contest has a new gold standard. Zach LaVine of the Minnesota Timberwolves outdueled the Orlando Magic's Aaron Gordon in arguably the most legendary contest in the history of the event. The 1988 Slam Dunk Contest, which...Show More Summary
Good morning. We have lots of links from NBA All-Star Saturday and beyond. Good morning. Let's basketball. WHOA BOY: We knew Zach LaVine would have something for us. His performance in the NBA Slam Dunk Contest last year was excellent, after all, and few can fly like him. Show More Summary
Last year, Zach LaVine put the NBA's Slam Dunk Contest back on the map. This year, he and Aaron Gordon torched the map and drew their own. After all of the hubbub over Klay Thompson upending Stephen Curry's pursuit of a Three-Point Contest...Show More Summary
Zach LaVine was fresh out of dunks, having been pushed to the limits by Aaron Gordon in an epic final round that put the slam dunk contest back on top at All-Star Saturday night.
Zach LaVine of the Minnesota Timberwolves overcame Aaron Gordon of the Orlando Magic to repeat as the NBA Slam Dunk champion on Saturday after both impressed with gravity-defying displays of athleticism and imagination.
A tribute to the most amazing runner-up we ever could have imagined. Technically, Aaron Gordon lost the 2016 Slam Dunk contest. Apparently, they're not allowed to take a chainsaw, hack the trophy in half and say two people won the contest. Show More Summary
If a picture is worth a thousand words, what’s the value of Zach LaVine and Aaron Gordon making one Vine after another worthy of their own hall in the Museum of Modern Art? During Saturday night’s NBA slam dunk contest, LaVine of the Minnesota Timberwolves and Gordon of the Orlando Magic, both age 20, stole […]
Previously killed and long considered a shrinking concern, the Slam Dunk Contest owned NBA All-Star Saturday once again. There has been a rising sentiment that in the age of Stephen Curry, in the age of the Warriors, the three-point shootout was a stronger NBA All-Star Saturday main event option than was the dunk contest. Show More Summary
Zach LaVine and Aaron Gordon duked it out in an incredible final round at the 2016 Slam Dunk Contest on Saturday night in Toronto, giving fans one of the most memorable performances in recent memory. LaVine took home the hardware for...Show More Summary
The Slam Dunk Contest is back, and Minnesota Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine is a two-time champion after defeating young Orlando Magic star Aaron Gordon in the second round of sudden death to win Saturday. Gordon and LaVine put on a show, putting up multiple 50s for an amazing finals matchup. Show More Summary
Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Zach LaVine became the fourth player in NBA history to repeat as champion of the Slam Dunk Contest thanks to a staggering display of athleticism in one of the best duels the event has ever seen Saturday...Show More Summary
How in the world could Aaron Gordon improve after using a mascot on a hoverboard to deliver a between-the-legs slam? Use the mascot AGAIN! The setup was practically the same as before, with the mascot on the other side of the rim. And just like the other one, Gordon went up for the ball. Show More Summary