Best Slam Dunkers in Basketball
The Top Ten
Vince is the definition of poetry in motion. No one dunks like him. Jordan, Nique, the Doctor, they were all great dunkers but Vince dunked with passion. The form, power, creativity, the swag. It's over ladies and gentlemen
Vince Carter is the best dunker to ever live. Michael Jordan is even close to Vince Carter's dunking ability. Did MJ ever stick his elbow in the rim? NO! Did MJ do a 360 windmill? NO! Did MJ ever get in a dunk from between his legs off a bounce pass from T-Mac? NO! Dr. Is better than MJ.
No no no no. If you believe Michael Jordan is the best dunker than clearly you have never seen the 2000 Dunk Contest. Sure Jordan did the Free Throw dunk but Carters dunks were far more innovative and jaw dropping. You could feel the power he dealt with every dunk. Elbow in the rim dunk, bounce pass between legs dunk and my favourite, the 360 windmill dunk. Easily the greatest dunker. VINSANITY! - decorulez97
Just watch the 2000 slam dunk contest pleaseV 49 Comments
Created so many types of in-game dunks and was the most completely unstoppable dunking force of all time. And easily the greatest player EVER. - apachereporter
Hands down, Michael Jordan. Why? The one handed slam dunk with his tongue sticking out. He had the best dunks in the 90s, and the best of all time. - the_dude_abides
Created those nice trademark dunks! Best ever in the game!
Wilkins beat him once, but MJ won the next year against him. No one (except for Jordan himself) has ever dunked from the free throw line. His dunks was pure perfection.V 32 Comments
I grew up in the Dr. J error, Doc is the MAN! Period, end of story! If it wasn't for his love for the game and his passion, his hart, the entertainment on the basketball court. Are you kidding me? Come on everyone, give this man his due because he paid all of them. Someone had to be the leader, started it all and he is it. The rest of the gentlemen learned from him. Their wouldn't be any magnificent highlights in this wonderful sport if he didn't play the game. Raise that percentage.
Dr j is the first real great dunker basketball has seen he won the first ever slam dunk contest. Jordans "original three throw line dunk was eh kind of invented by Julius Erving
Dr J was not as athletic as Vince Carter or Jordan, but without the Doctor, dunking wouldn't be an exciting event, when Dr J attacked the rack he would posterize anyone in his way and make you look like a fool for even trying. Jordan and Vince added some pieces in, but the Doctor put the heart in the body.
Greatest dunker ever, creator infactV 17 Comments
Beat jordan in the dunk contest, the only reason y jordan won the next year was b/c he wasn't in it - True2theGame
All other players were great players
but guys no one slam dunked like this man
he just was the best
Drafted by the Atlanta hawks in 1981, dominque is considered one of the greatest Dunkers of all time. He was known for beating Jordan in the dunk contest and is a hall of famer.
UnderratedV 5 Comments
LeBron is far from the top 10. All he does is pull it back and slam it in. No creativity at all. He would be lucky to get by the first round of the dunk contest. - Bronson
LBJ doesn't do too much fancy stuff, but he does THROW it down like a monster! tip for defenders are to step away lol... including you kobe ;) - 23K1NG
Are you joking this guy is forth this guy can throw down on anybody like a monster he jumps higher than anybody on this list YOU can't DEFEND THIS GUY
Best INgame dunker everV 28 Comments
I would vote for Vince but Kobe is only #9 so I'm voting for him
Kobe can dunk very well for a man his age and size.
If you don't admit to one's self that he is the greatest to play during his time then, you haven't been paying attention.
He is very good at dunking ecspecialy as a kidV 8 Comments
Y is Blake not the top. I can't think of anyone better. Hello he was a slam dunk champ. Plus he's super hot. He's got the whole package. Plus his Kia commercials r outrageously funny! If you haven't seen them yet watch them. Of there is anyone else who could dunk better than him and look sexy while doing it I'm sure I would have heard of them.
Right now there are non better than blake at dunking, he basically makes a living off of attacking the rim. Jordan in all honesty was better but today, there are none better than griffin.
Blake griffin is the best dunker now because of his ability to jump spectacular and the momentum to not give up and give it all he's got
You are boss blake griffinV 3 Comments
I was never a big fan of Kemp, but this is a joke. He is hands down the best dunker to ever step foot on a court. I don't think there's even an argument
Kemp is the best ever! His best dunks were in pressure situations and he would dunk over the top of other players.
Shawn Kemp one of the few guys that can dunk on shaq
Perfectas sus clavadasV 9 Comments
Yeah better than kobe and james! He should be in the top 5 - redemarrageachaud19
What this guy should be top 5. He's very underrated - nbaallstar
Easily one of the greatest to ever dunk a basketball. Top 3 for sure
Are you serious, has no one seen the 2002/2003 dunk contest vs desmond mason, THIS MAN IS A LEGENDV 1 Comment
People don't know Gerald Green because he's never been a big name player, but dude can get up and throw down like nobody's business.
Drafted by the Boston celtics in 2005, he showed some of the most unbelievable and athletic dunks ever. A three time dunk contest qualifier and had won it twice.
1 of Kobe Bryant's top 5 players to defend
Drafted by the Portland trail blazers in 1983, Clyde " the glide" drexler wowed people with his ability to glide as he dunks. Drexler is now a hall of famer.V 1 Comment
Spud Webb is a awesome NBA player way did he retire because everybody will be coming from every were just to see him Spud Webb is a short guy like me but we can jump high because one day. I jumped 89 feet in a fitness test.
If a guy under 6 foot can whip everyone in a dunk contest, how the hell is he not the best? - TKDCats312
has one of the best vertical jumps in the game
Spud was so small and he could jump that. Hi give him number ten
Drafted by the Toronto raptors in 1997, Tracy brought show time dunks to Toronto. His dunks were unpredictable; it could be skillful, powerful, or athletic dunks. Tracy came straight from high school to the nba and is a possible hall of famer.
Ask Shawn Bradley who he thinks the best dunker of all time is.
The Best- He takes the most ridiculous shots and risks and comes through - ciacrossfire121
How is he number 12 broke the backboardV 2 Comments
Drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers in 1975, he had powerful dunks that were so strong that they had to make the rims stronger because he had broken two backboards. He was one of the first players drafted out of high school
he shattered backboards and dunked the ball like he was holding a tennis ball
It think you are in top two
Dunk champ in 2005, and he hasn't stopped throwing down since.
Atl represent! J smoove is a boss
He didn't have the best season but when he wants to he can dunk the basketball.
He. Is. Superman. There's nothing left to say... And he knows that fast don't lie.
I like him because he does th superman dunk
This guy sucks deandre Jordan should be higher than this guyV 2 Comments
Jordan's dunk in Detroit was monstrous.
The most athletic center of all time.
Best fg% in league because of this man's dunk! - MikeD1028
Very underrated. He posterized a lot of people in his career. Just look it up on YouTube.
Totally the best dunker he's the defending slam dunk champion and won the 2015 and 2016 slam dunk contests! Go Timberwolves!
He's the best Slam dunker of all time he even won two pro basketball contests and he's the defending champion
He is the only one that might be able to challenge the GOAT Vince Carter.
This guy is so crazy good.In the 2016 Slam Dunk, he got a bunch of 50 dunk in a row!V 1 Comment
He's on here twice.
nate robinson is just 5 feet and 9 inchs and he's won slam dunk contest a record 3 times. his jumps measures at 50 inches. with these stats, he's arguably the greatest slam dunker..
Nate Robinson's only 5'9'' so back to #2. How the (swear word) isn't he first in this whole entire all-time first. 2nd is Spud Webb. The last is Shaq. He doesn't jump, he only just ordinary hang on tight!
Little guy but guess what! He could dunk and jump over the taller man
He a ballerV 4 Comments
He is quite possibly the best dunking PG in the history of the league. - Bronson
Have you seen him since he came up in the nba
He is a really good dunker like have you watched Zach LaVine vs Aron Gordon
He can’t be lower then tmac
Got to remember the question is not who is the most FLASHY dunker its who is the best dunker and he was unstoppable. but couldn't could shoot for live - gummysniper
Shaq is the best dunker of all time because he makes the rim suffer.
He always broke the rim when he floats in the air and aiming for a slam dunk.
I thought shaq needed some love
Shaq is a beastV 1 Comment
Wilt once dunk the ball so hard that he broke somebody foot when the ball hit the ground - gummysniper
His "baseline dunk" was truly amazing; he jumped straight up with his head BEHIND the backboard, and reached up under the basket to dunk it in with his wrist.
Wilt is also the ONLY player in history to actually dunk from behind the free-throw line; all the rest, including MJ and Dr. J had their toe touch the line when they took off.
Russell Westbrook is the most athletic pg in the game right now. Have you seen his highlights from the 2015 and 2016 all star games. The guy is a beast. He's a point guard that dunks like a big man
Pretty good dunker
He is only a point gaurd and he dunks better than most centers
Drafted by the Denver nuggets in 1975, was known for his spectacular dunks as well as his 46 inch vertical leap. He was a qualifier for the ABA slam dunk contest and is a hall of famer.
He is the skywalker in the Philippines
Dude can dunk from the ft line an adds some more moves with that, only a quarter of these people can do those stuff!V 1 Comment
DId you see the NBA 2014 sprite slam dunk competition?
He was crazy in the 2014 dunk competition. No one came close to beating him!
Pg shiuld have won that - gummysniper
A sensational slam dunker! - ermi1234
Thunderous dunks Ncaa SDSU. 2013 fingertip grab dunk behind him-slam like a gunshot. Awesome alley oop
The only one in the world currently doing the 720 dunk. Amazing street ball dunker!V 1 Comment
Easily the greatest.
He is obviously one of the best all time. G.O.A.T!
Just watch his dunks. He flies! He is a great dunker
Highest vertical in the game. He slams it with so much power. If only he was taller than he would be number 1 on this list.
You suck can't jump higher
Drafted by the Portland trail blazers in 1985, his dunks were almost as good as Jordan's.
Drafted by the Sacramento kings in 2001, he was famous for his many posterizing yet skillful dunks. A two time dunk contest qualifier as well as an all star.
A great overall dunker.
A really great dunker.
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