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At Thursday's USA Basketball Showcase in Las Vegas, the biggest dunk highlight didn't come from a group of NFL players that included Kyrie Irving, Anthony Davis, and Paul George. Instead, it came from Nathaniel Mills — a member of United States Air Force.
At one of the scrimmage's TV breaks, the Douglaston, Ga. native came onto the court in full uniform — fatigues, combat boots, etc. — and pulled off a one-handed windmill dunk to the cheers of the crowd and NBA stars including Knicks All-Star Carmelo Anthony.
"You should see me without fatigues and without boots," the Airman told reporters after he took flight.
We believe it.
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