Human Dunk Contest Aaron Gordon Delivered this Alley-Oop With No Abandon

In retrospect, it almost makes you forget that they lost to the Nets. Almost.

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Apr 2 2017, 4:49pm

Aaron Gordon, is there ever a time when you're not in a dunk contest? The answer is no. Certainly not. Aaron Gordon, who delivered inarguably the greatest second place dunk contest performance of all time, got elevated last night in the Magic's loss to the Nets to do a reverse slam that had no regard for shame or hesitation. Elfrid Payton must've seen Gordon in the remote vicinity of the basket—hell, it could be anywhere from six inches to 60 feet—and felt safe lobbing up the ball simply because he knew that Gordon could get more height than any big around him. It made for a nice connect and an even sweeter reverse. In retrospect, it almost makes you forget that they lost to the Nets. Almost.

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