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Around-the-back reverse jam

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

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One for the ages. Zach LaVine got the better of Aaron Gordon to claim his second slam dunk title in a row. [Credit: Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE]

When the dunk contest goes to a dunk off

Even Drake was at a loss for words.

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Dunk contest champ Zach LaVine says: "I don't know what we just did. That was creative." Adds he thinks he and Aaron Gordon should share the trophy.

Slam dunk contest: Dunk off scores

  • Aaron Gordon: 50, 47
  • Zach LaVine: 50, 50
Zach LaVine repeats as Slam Dunk champion.

2 of 2: Slam dunk contest

Aaron Gordon roared.

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1 of 2: Slam dunk contest

Zach LaVine soared.

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Zach LaVine takes off from a foot inside the FT line then goes between his legs for another 50, and a second straight dunk contest title.

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Aaron Gordon put it all the way behind his head, then his legs, then dunked. But only a 47.

LaVine and Gordon's dunk off ...

Has Drake like ...

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Zach LaVine matches Aaron Gordon with a 50. The in-arena announcer says "We can do this all night."

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Aaron Gordon just scored his third straight 50.

Slam dunk contest: Final round scores

  • Aaron Gordon: 50, 50
  • Zach LaVine: 50, 50
The dunk contest goes to a dunk off after four perfect scores.

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Zach LaVine just did a windmill from the free-throw line. A perfect 50. We're tied in the final.

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Aaron Gordon took it to the next level, jumping OVER the ball on the mascot's head then dunking it. Another 50.

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Zach LaVine did a very similar dunk to Aaron Gordon, catching off the bounce instead of from a mascot. He also scored a 50.

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Aaron Gordon took the ball from Stuff, who was spinning on his hoverboard, and threw it down while twisting in midair. Shaq could be seen on the video board saying "That's what I'm taking about." Gordon got a perfect 50.