These kids can fly.
The AT&T Slam Dunk took place at halftime of the All-Star Game as Anfernee Simons edged out Obi Toppin and Cassius Stanley to take home the trophy.
Simons becomes the first Trail Blazer to win the Slam Dunk contest, putting on a show in Atlanta with three impressive dunks.
Follow along below to see how it went down:
Live updates from the AT&T Slam Dunk Contest
- Simons gets the vote from the judges 3-2 and becomes the first Portland Trail Blazer to win the Slam Dunk contest!
- Simons goes all the way up and nearly kisses the rim!
Anfernee Simons almost kissed the rim 😯#ATTSlamDunk pic.twitter.com/1BXYOP8cJS- NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) March 8, 2021
- Toppin puts it between his legs from the free-throw line!
Thanks for the show, @obitoppin1 pic.twitter.com/t1o6YcRsTr- NEW YORK KNICKS (@nyknicks) March 8, 2021
- Toppin leaps over his father and his teammate Julis Randle, throwing down the windmill. He gets 46 for his second dunk, bringing his total to 94.
OBI TOPPIN BREAKING OUT THE WINDMILL 🔥#ATTSlamDunk pic.twitter.com/jLdCcJkDu9- NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) March 8, 2021
- Simons breaks out the Tracy McGrady Raptors uni for his second dunk, throwing himself the lob for the 360! Shoutout to the 2000 dunk contest. He gets a 49 bringing his total to 95.
Anfernee Simons paid homage to T-Mac 🙌#ATTSlamDunk pic.twitter.com/HKQO8ZygnZ- NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) March 8, 2021
- After a couple of misses on his second dunk, Cassius Stanley gets a 37 for his second jam, bringing his total to 81 for the first round.
- Anfernee Simons goes sky-high dunking the ball home off the Nerf hoop. He gets a 46.
.@anferneesimons made this look too easy 😳 pic.twitter.com/D0PGPui9cN- Portland Trail Blazers (@trailblazers) March 8, 2021
- Obi Toppin too smooth with it. He gets a 48 dropping it between the legs and throwing down the reverse.
OK OBI! #ATTSlamDunk pic.twitter.com/qmVLnO4KjP- NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) March 8, 2021
- Cassius Stanley gets things underway with the through-the-legs jam off his own lob, receiving a 44.
Cassius Stanley starting things off with a bang 💥#ATTSlamDunk pic.twitter.com/hN8gpyjCq1- NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) March 8, 2021
- The three participants in the Dunk Contest will each represent a different HBCU school.
pic.twitter.com/9OZOoZIisp- NBA (@NBA) March 7, 2021
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