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The best bits from last night's NBA Slam Dunk contest

Pacers forward Glenn Robinson wins 2017 competition.

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IT’S ALL-STAR weekend in the NBA which meant the return of the annual Slam Dunk contest on Saturday night.

You may remember last year’s epic battle between Zach LaVine and Aaron Gordon — and if not, you’ll enjoy the next few minutes:

Source: nbaworthy/YouTube

This year’s contest didn’t quite live up to those heights with LaVine missing through injury and Gordon eliminated in the first round.

Still, there was some pretty outrageous athleticism on show as Glenn Robinson of the Indiana Pacers finished with a perfect 50 to take the title.

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