Beautiful Things

Desmond MasonPhoto by Atiba Jefferson
Originally published in SLAM 72

Remember when Desmond Mason did things like this on a regular basis? Drafted by the Sonics, the 2001 Slam Dunk Contest champ was shipped to Milwaukee in ’03, when Atiba snapped this shot. Looks like he put all of his 38-inch vert to use on this one. — Adam Fleischer