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NBA All-Star Game 2021: Portland Trail Blazers' Anfernee Simons wins AT&T Slam Dunk Contest

Anfernee Simons, the 21-year-old from the Portland Trail Blazers was named the 2021 AT&T Slam Dunk Contest.

He became the first Trail Blazer ever to win the contest after three of the five judges named him the winner in the championship round against New York Knicks rookie Obi Toppin.

Here's a look at the dunk that clinched it for the third year guard:

The near-kiss helped beat out a between-the-legs from Toppin in the championship round:

Simons and Toppin advanced to the championship round, by eliminating indiana Pacers rookie Cassius Stanley in the first round. Here's a look at the first-round scores:

First Round scores:

Cassius Stanley: 44-37

Anfernee Simons: 46-49

Obi Toppin: 48-46

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