Zach LaVine’s ‘Space Jam’ dunk broke the Internet

His performance had jaws dropping on floors.

 

Audra Schroeder

IRL

Published Feb 15, 2015   Updated May 29, 2021, 1:03 pm CDT

There have been calls to kill the NBA‘s Slam Dunk contest, that it’s become a joke. But there was one swoosh of life last night, and his name is Zach LaVine

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The 19-year-old Minnesota Timberwolves guard was an octopus on the court, dishing out dunk after incredible dunk. This Space Jam-inspired monster was all people were talking about last night. 

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While that dunk was pretty great, the reactions might be the best part. And Twitter was falling out too. 

https://twitter.com/SheaSerrano/status/566810412356599808

As great as LaVine’s Space Jam dunk was, LaVine had some other highlights that led him to victory.  

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*First Published: Feb 15, 2015, 1:25 pm CST