NBA Slam Dunk Contest: Remembering the Human Highlight Reel

But, without question, high-flying Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins is best remembered as the greatest overall dunker that the sport of basketball has ever produced.

Wilkins’ flushes, punches, alley-oop finishes, punctuating put backs and his patented windmills were so prolific, NBA fans embraced him by his creative nickname – the Human Highlight Reel.

Former Atlanta Hawks star Dominique Wilkins earned his nickname for the non-stop, jaw-dropping highlights he provided on the hardwood, or better yet, from ten plus feet above the hardwood!

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