Check out some of the most amazing athletes in the world do what they do best.
It is a event that is looked forward to every year in the NBA as much as game seven of the Finals.
The dunk contest has become an institution in league and around the world ever since Julius Irving won the first ever staged back in 1976.
Since then some of the biggest names in the sport have lifted the trophy including Michael Jordan and Dominique Wilkins.
So take a walk down memory lane and marvel at the men who seem to defy gravity and physics for some of these rim rattlers.
Past NBA Dunk Contest champions
1984 (Denver) – Larry Nance, Phoenix Suns
1985 (Indianapolis) – Dominique Wilkins, Atlanta Hawks
1986 (Dallas) – Spud Webb, Atlanta Hawks
1987 (Seattle) – Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls
1988 (Chicago) – Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls
1989 (Houston) – Kenny Walker, New York Knicks
1990 (Miami) – Dominique Wilkins, Atlanta Hawks
1991 (Charlotte) – Dee Brown, Boston Celtics
1992 (Orlando) – Cedric Ceballos, Phoenix Suns
1993 (Salt Lake City) – Harold Miner, Miami Heat
1994 (Minneapolis) – Isaiah Rider, Minnesota Timberwolves
1995 (Phoenix) – Harold Miner, Miami Heat
1996 (San Antonio) – Brent Barry, Los Angeles Clippers
1997 (Cleveland) – Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers
1998 (New York City) – No Slam Dunk Competition
1999 (Philadelphia) – Lockout – Shortened Season, No NBA All Star Game
2000 (Oakland) – Vince Carter, Toronto Raptors
2001 (Washington, D.C.) – Desmond Mason, Seattle SuperSonics
2002 (Philadelphia) – Jason Richardson, Golden State Warriors
2003 (Atlanta) – Jason Richardson, Golden State Warriors
2004 (Los Angeles) – Fred Jones, Indiana Pacers
2005 (Denver) – Josh Smith, Atlanta Hawks
2006 (Houston) – Nate Robinson, New York Knicks
2007 (Las Vegas) – Gerald Green, Boston Celtics
2008 (New Orleans) – Dwight Howard, Orlando Magic
2009 (Phoenix) – Nate Robinson, New York Knicks
2010 (Dallas) – Nate Robinson, New York Knicks
2011 (Los Angeles) – Blake Griffin, Los Angeles Clippers
2012 (Orlando) – Jeremy Evans, Utah Jazz
2013 (Houston) – Terrence Ross, Toronto Raptors