13 Feb 2000: Vince Carter #15 of the Toronto Raptors jumps to dunk the ball during the NBA All - Star Weekend Slam Dunk Contest at the Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California.

Whether a diehard fan or casual observer, the Slam Dunk Contest during NBA All-Star Weekend provides a viewing experience that is unparalleled in professional sports.

With this year's competition looming ahead this Saturday, we take a look back at the best dunks in Slam Dunk Contest history.

Note: These dunks are in no particular order

Julius Erving's Soaring Slam - 1984

Spud Webb Throws It Down - 1986

Michael Jordan's Iconic Foul Line Dunk - 1988

Vince Carter's Elbow Dunk - 2000

Vince Carter's 360 Windmill Dunk - 2000

Jason Richardson's Between-the-Legs Reverse - 2003

Andre Iguadola Goes Behind-the-Back - 2006

Javale McGee's Double-Dunk - 2011

DeMar DeRozan’s “Show Stopper” - 2011

Zach Lavine's Windmill From the Foul Line - 2016

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