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Would you rather dunk on...? (1:26)
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Aaron Gordon shows off his hops

The 6-foot-9 forward rocked the rim all night long. Gordon showed off impressive leaping abilities but ran out of dunks in the Verizon Slam Dunk Contest. Kevin Pelton gives an A+ grade for an amazing performance. All-Star Grades: Dunk Contest

Stephen A. Smith: Dunk contest best in 30 years (1:24)

Photo of the night: Aaron Gordon wows

Score: 50 out of 50.

LaVine over Gordon to win Slam Dunk Contest (1:02)
Gordon's reverse windmill earns a 50 in the finals (0:28)

Adam Reisinger 

Aaron Gordon said he was resigned to Zach LaVine racking up 50s unless he missed.

Adam Reisinger 

When asked if we'll have a rematch next year, Aaron Gordon said: "I kinda did a lot of dunks." But he adds he'd come back if invited in 2017.

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LaVine slams Gordon, repeats as slam dunk champ

Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine unleashed a variety of dunks from the free throw line to edge an equally impressive Aaron Gordon to win the NBA's Verizon Slam Dunk Contest.

Gordon goes over the mascot, under the legs (0:46)

Adam Reisinger 

Aaron Gordon on his final dunk, which only scored a 47.

When mascot rides a hoverboard, timing is everything on a dunk (0:33)

Adam Reisinger 

Zach LaVine says of Aaron Gordon's dunks in the final: "That was some of the craziest stuff I've ever seen."

Adam Reisinger 

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.

Rob Peterson 

That was the best Dunk Contest in the event's history.

Adam Reisinger 

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

Rob Peterson 

This Aaron Gordon-Zach LaVine contest is better than 'Nique-MJ in '88.

Adam Reisinger 

Aaron Gordon just scored his third straight 50.

Adam Reisinger 

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.

Adam Reisinger 

Aaron Gordon took the ball off the head of Magic mascot Stuff, who was on a hoverboard. Gordon then put it through his legs and scored a 49, with only Shaq failing to give him a 10.

Adam Reisinger 

Aaron Gordon came out in a tearaway tux, then pulled off the between the legs dunk that Andre Drummond couldn't - minus the catch off the bounce. He scored a 45.

ESPN Stats & Info

Who ya got?

The Verizon Slam Dunk contest will feature the defending champ Zach LaVine. Can Andre Drummond win it for the big guys? Or can Aaron Gordon or Will Barton make this a dunk contest we won't forget?

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Could Orlando trade for The Beard?

The Magic could be a potential landing spot if the Rockets decide to move James Harden before the trade deadline. Kevin Pelton believes a deal that includes Victor Oladipo and Aaron Gordon could be enough for Harden. Possible trades for Harden (Insider)

Team Stats

Points Per Game99.422nd
Rebounds Per Game43.814th
Assists Per Game22.97th
Points Allowed100.810th

Team History


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