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10 Worst Dunks in NBA All-Star History

Above the rim — but below average — attempts at basketball glory

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At its apex, the NBA dunk contest is the league’s finest display of individual flexing, with players showing off their creativity and imagination by coming up with the coolest ways of stuffing a basketball into a basket. But there are plenty of times when the dunk contest becomes a Sisyphean exercise, with players going through the motions to collect a perfunctory paycheck and pal around with their similarly bored peers. Other times, a performance becomes a hoax meant to take advantage of the part in every basketball fan that wants to believe the freshest things can happen in the dunk contest. Those dunkers will get no quarter from us, and we’ve collected 10 of the worst dunks in NBA history to remind offenders that their sub-par efforts are always being judged. By Jeremy Gordon

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