The NBA’s All-Time Greatest Signature Dunks

August 6th, 2010 by Eric Felkey Leave a reply »
Dunking. It's an art form that's slowly been crafted, mastered, and celebrated throughout basketball in the last several decades.

Once upon a time, it was banned in games (in college, at least). Now, nothing gets a crowd more fired up then a ferocious throwdown.

That's not to say it's the most important play in the game. But at the same time, a beautiful 15-pass possession that leads to a wide open three won't get crowds electrified as much as one explosive move and finish at the rim.

The truly elite dunkers developed their own move—a signature dunk, if you will. It's a move they not only used repeatedly, but perfected better than any forerunner or predecessor.

Determining what exactly a "signature dunk" is can be quite tricky. For purposes of this slideshow, we'll define it as the following: a dunk each player used multiple times throughout his career and were arguably the all time best using that particular move (i.e. moves in the Dunk Contest or ones only a player only tried once don't qualify).

That being said, let's get right into the countdown of the best signature dunks in NBA history.

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