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LaVine repeats in epic NBA slam dunk contest

Saturday night's contest featured six straight perfect dunks before Minnesota's Zach LaVine outlasted Aaron Gordon to establish his place as one of the greatest dunk contestants in NBA history.

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Gordon goes over the mascot, under the legs (0:46)
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Thompson outduels Curry, wins 3-point shootout (0:48)
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7hKevin Pelton

All-Star Grades: 3-point contest

Klay Thompson edged fellow Splash Brother Stephen Curry to win the 3-point contest during All-Star Saturday Night.

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LaVine goes around-the-back for the reverse jam (0:44)
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When mascot rides a hoverboard, timing is everything on a dunk (0:33)
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LaVine goes between-the-legs for the win (0:45)
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9hKevin Pelton

All-Star Grades: Skills contest

Score one for the big men! Karl-Anthony Towns outdid players great and small in the 2016 Skills Challenge during All-Star Saturday Night.

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Stephen A. Smith: Dunk contest best in 30 years (1:24)
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Diamond Stone gets technical for 'shot to the head' (1:08)
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O'Neil: Graham beats Hield at own game

Devonte' Graham stole the show from player of the year favorite Buddy Hield in Kansas' big win at Oklahoma. Not bad for a guy who almost went to Appalachian State.

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9th grader channels Zach LaVine for the slam (0:16)
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College basketball's Saturday dunkfest (0:56)
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Anderson's extraordinary catch (0:46)
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13hOhm Youngmisuk

Youngmisuk: A slam-dunk Q&A with Vince Carter

It might have been one slam dunk, but Vince Carter launched a nation of Canadian basketball fans with his 2000 Slam Dunk performance.

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Jim Brown on significance of Hampton lacrosse (3:43)
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Coach Yeo fired by Wild amid eight-game skid

Coach Mike Yeo has been fired by the Wild as the team slumped to its eighth straight defeat in Saturday's 4-2 loss to the Bruins. John Torchetti was named the interim replacement.

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2dScoop Jackson

Scoop Jackson: Thirty years of Jordans

If you think Air Jordans are just sneakers, you're missing the point. Scoop Jackson details the 30-year reign of the world's most recognizable basketball shoe.

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Sage Steele and Stephen A. Smith talk potential NBA trades (2:04)
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Hampton president: 'We are pioneering things here' (1:55)
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17hDavid Schoenfield

Ranking the teams: 24 through 19

Twins still a year away? David Schoenfield continues his pre-spring training rankings with a look at teams that fall closer to the middle of the pack.

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Kobe Bryant All-Star Mixtape (2:42)
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2dJohnette Howard

Why Manning's decision might not be so easy

Justin Tuck, Jerome Bettis, Damien Woody and Bill Polian provide insight into the things an NFL player like Peyton Manning takes into consideration when deciding whether to retire.

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Walcott scores equalizer for Arsenal

Theo Walcott's stunning goal put Arsenal even with Leicester City at 1-1 in the second half.

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Free throw line alley-oop slam
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How intense was the competition this year? Zach LaVine only got 49 points for this dunk.

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GOAL, Arsenal! Theo Walcott scores the equaliser for the Gunners! Arsenal 1-1 Leicester

NBA players couldn't believe the dunk duel
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Tweets from the NBA proved just how important Saturday night was for the future of the dunk contest. 'Zach stop it'

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LaVine defeats Gordon in dunk-off
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How good was the 2016 dunk contest? Zach LaVine vs. Aaron Gordon had shades of the Michael Jordan vs. Dominique Wilkins '88 affair.

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MadBum confirmed as Opening Day starter
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Giants manager Bruce Bochy confirmed LHP Madison Bumgarner will be the team's Opening Day starter April 4 in Milwaukee, his third Opening day start.

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Vardy scores from the spot
Soccer 

Leicester City's Jamie Vardy scored with ease on a penalty kick to give his team the 1-0 lead over Arsenal going into half-time.

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Over a mascot, under the legs, into history
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Aaron Gordon jumped over Stuff the Magic Dragon, then put the ball under BOTH legs for the slam.

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Between the legs, just inside the line
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That's what Zach LaVine needed to do to win a dunk-off.

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Gordon times a perfect 360 dunk
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Aaron Gordon dunked the ball from Stuff the Magic Dragon, who was spinning on a hoverboard.

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Duke beats No. 7 Virginia at the buzzer
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Grayson Allen banked in a wild, contested shot from close as time expired to get the unranked Blue Devils a 63-62 win, their fourth straight W.

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Around-the-back reverse jam
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Zach LaVine 's first dunk: around-the-back, reverse, one-handed. Perfect score.

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Calipari ejected in under 3 minutes
NCAAM 

Just 2:26 into the game against South Carolina, John Calipari got two technicals and the boot. Kentucky ended up winning 89-62.

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Photo of the night: Aaron Gordon wows
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Score: 50 out of 50.

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Vince Carter tribute draws technical foul
NCAAM 

Vince Carter performed this slam in a dunk contest. Memphis' Shaq Goodwin did it in a game.

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Gordon's reverse windmill alley-oop
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Aaron Gordon kicked off the dunk-off with a stunner.

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3-point trophy stays in Splash Bros. family
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Klay Thompson scored a 27 in the final round to topple Steph Curry's 23 and win the 3-point shootout. Curry won the trophy in 2015.

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College basketball's Saturday dunkfest
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Does Zach LaVine have to worry about any challengers next year?

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Towns upsets in Skills Challenge win
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Karl-Anthony Towns defeated Isaiah Thomas to win the 2016 All-Star Skills Challenge. It was the first year big men were invited to participate.

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Muggsy picks potential 'Space Jam 2' lineup
NBA 

Who better to pick the new lineup of players that have their talents taken than one of the originals, Muggsy Bogues? The future Monstars

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