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18 Of The Most Memorable NBA Dunk Contest Moments

I believe I can fly!

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1. When Dr J almost ruined his afro on the backboard!

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The Good Dr!

2. When Spud proved that little guys can fly too!

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5′7″!

3. When Spud helped Nate remind the world that little guys can fly!

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5′9″!

4. When MJ added "Air" to his government name!

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The history of flight!

5. When Dominique got his revenge!

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How sweet it was!

6. When Dee Brown Activated the pumps!

7. When Cedric Ceballos dunked blind folded!

8. When Kobe arrived!

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Birth of the Black Mamba!

9. When Steve Francis had the strongest 2nd place finish ever!

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Stevie Franchise!

10. But couldn't compete with Vince's legendary performance!

11. When Superman entered to building!

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It's a bird, it's a plane...

12. When Steve Nash made things interesting!

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Way to use your head Steve. (OK, I know that was corny but I couldn't resist.)

13. When Brent Barry showed us that white guys can jump too!

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Billy Hoyle in the flesh!

14. When Jason Richardson breathed new life into the Dunk Contest!

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Seriously they were considering getting rid of the dunk contest before Jay Rich shut it down!

15. When Blake Griffin Dunked over a car!

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Did Baron Davis throw the oop from the sun roof?

16. When John Wall got his mascot involved!

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Shout out to G-wiz!

17. When the new school showed us the human flight is still possible!

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Seriously?!?

18. When Aaron Gordon made it great again!

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Sensational!

Long live the Dunk Contest!

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Thanks for the memories.