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John Wall wins NBA Dunk Contest with mascot slam

It was a new format but same old dunks in the annual contest.

THE NBA TRIED something new last night by debuting a team dunk formant for their annual dunk contest.

In a twist that will surprise nobody, Twitter hated it but that didn’t stop John Wall and his East team taking victory over the West thanks in part to this dunk:

Source: NBAshowtime HD

Paul George’s effort is also worth a look:

Source: NBAshowtime HD

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