Minnesota Timberwolves' Zach LaVine holds the trophy after winning the slam dunk contest during the NBA All-Star weekend in Toronto, Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016. (Mark Blinch/The Canadian Press via AP)
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LaVine, fresh from earning Most Valuable Player honors in Friday's Rising Stars Challenge exhibition game, earned his fifth maximum score of 50 on the night with a through the legs dunk from just within the free-throw line to seal the win.He became the fourth player to win back-to-back dunk titles, after Michael Jordan (1987-88), Jason Richardson (2002-03) and Nate Robinson (2009-10).LaVine answered with a classic windmill dunk that also received maximum points.On the second dunk-off, Gordon ran along the baseline and did a two-handed reverse that garnered 47 points, opening the door for LaVine to seal it.
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