VIDEO: Zach LaVine puts forth historic, jaw-dropping Slam Dunk Contest performance

Last night, 19-year-old Timberwolves rookie Zach LaVine stole the show during the NBA Slam Dunk Contest, putting forth a performance that at least one basketball writer thinks is the best since Vince Carter in 2000.

Words can't really do it justice. Fortunately, this Vine video of all four of LaVine's dunks can:
Compare LaVine's slams with the one that propelled J.R. Rider to the dunk championship back in 1994 -- the only other occasion in which a Timberwolf has won the title -- and behold how much the art of jamming has evolved in 21 years:Afterward, LaVine said he's "on cloud nine," adding, "I feel like I'm dreaming."

But he also stayed humble, saying he doesn't think his showing quite stacked up to VC's aforementioned 2000 masterpiece:

"Vince Carter is above me," LaVine said. "I don't want to get into that area right now. I'm still a rookie. Vince Carter is a future Hall of Famer."

Thankfully, however, LaVine suggested he's got more insane slams in the bag that we might see during future dunk contests.

"I didn't bring them all out," he said.


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