Found February 15, 2013 on
Los Angeles Lakers
Yesterday NBA TV was running an NBA Slam Dunk Contest marathon, which is pretty much porn for a sports degenerate like myself. They showed the 1988 MJ vs Dominique dunk contest directly after the 2000 Vinansity dunk contest. I have no doubt that these are the best two dunk contests ever. In 1988 Michael Jordan vs Dominique Wilkins was the most epic back and forth battle in slam dunk history. In 2000 Vince Carter put on the most unbelievable display of dunks that the world has ever seen.
So the real question is which year was the greatest in NBA Slam Dunk Contest history? I’ve included a video of each so that you can judge for yourself. At the end of the article I’d love to hear which one you think is greater and why.
1988 – Michael Jordan vs Dominique Wilkins in Chicago Stadium
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