We recently discussed who the best is of all time, but at the current moment, who throws down the meanest dunks in the NBA?
Who's currently the best dunker in the NBA?
Tags: Blake Griffin, Dwight Howard, Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Nate Robinson, Polladaday
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Nick Young? Demar Derozan?
Cosign EJ. Nate Robinson shouldn’t even be an option…
I go for erick dampier
Please gimme Derrick Rose, Demar or Nick Young over Nate anyday…
Blakes a good dunker no doubt but very much over rated, Demar just has that bag of tricks vibe that Blake is missing, and also, what about JR Smith?
i voted blake griffin but i think dwight is probably the most creative out of the bunch in a dunk contest sense.
This poll needs to be more clear. Are we talking in-game or in a contest? I’ll take Dwight in a contest but Blake in a game.
Blake is the best in-game dunked by far. However, Dwight should win every contest simply because of the creativity. I voted for Dwight only because Nate Robinson is an option so there’s no way this is about in-game dunks.
You’d have to throw in Eric Gordon, Demar Derozan, and Paul George in there somewhere. All of them are really really good Dunkers. However I don’t agree with the people saying Derrick Rose. D-Rose does only 2 types of dunks. He is hardly a good dunker.
Uhh, look up a mixtape, he has some really nice one hand dunks and he dunks on people too.
depends if its in game or contest. Griffin is by far the best in game dunker
DEMAR DEROZAN SON
Those of you saying Nate shouldn’t be an option should go back and look at dude’s highlights on YouTube. Easily the most impressive dunker in the NBA (not talking about in-game). Quit hating.
Sikhwitit: His dunks look less and less impressive when you remember how many times he failed at them. Its not a good sign when you force the NBA to add a fail-limit to the dunk contest.
demar derozan was robbed in the dunk contest
ill just toss brian cardinal into the mix as well
The best dunkers in the NBA have never competed in the dunk contest, and have barely taken part in actual games. Like James White a few years ago. Rodney Carney – Patrick Ewing Jr – Von Wafer. Gerald Green if he could ever get back in the L. — Of the guys mentioned, in-game, I’d take Blake Griffin, just because he goes over people.
SCALABRINE… nah it’s clearly DROSE…
blake griffin…all i think of is him “mozgoving” that poor guy on the knicks
@Youngindy21 seriously? 2 dunks?
He may do a few more than that but my point was D-Rose’s dunks aren’t all that impressive. He does that double clutch dunk wayy too much for me.
if you want an in your face poster dunks i go for dwade. his victims goes far and wide. and his dunks always gets you unexpectedly
Caboose: Nate may not dunk very often in games, but when he does, he does things that no other player on that list can come close to matching. Like I said, go and look it up on YouTube–going all the way back to his days at U-Dub. Further, I don’t think the number of tries detracts from what he did one bit. He is 5’6″, I think everyone here is really discounting really how freakish these dunks are. I’m not even sure Blake could do a through-the-legs at that height.
Blake Griffin. LeBron looks like he lost some lift, to be honest. Still don’t know if it was injury related during his 1st Heat season. Nate doesn’t dunk alot in game and if he does, he’ll probably just get a simple dunk off. Drose has sick hops, he should be included. The dunk vs knicks, against the Heat in the playoffs, alley-oop vs detroit, those were all spectacular, and for a PG, he dunks alot.
HOW QUICKLY EVERYONE FORGOT ABOUT JSMOOVE
It’s clearly Blake Griffin.
I say its Blake then Rose, Wade and Dwight or Derozan
nah, its clearly scalabrine :p
@ricoh – Dampier’s not really a dunker though, he’s more known for his Hakeem-esque post moves and feathery soft touch around the hoop.
My man RUDY GAY
Blake Griffin, Russell Westbrook, Rose, Lebron
Hah, Nick Young? Are you joking?
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