Rankings are hard.
Ranking the best NBA Dunk Contests is an even more difficult challenge. With so many incredible moments, how could you possibly narrow the best down to just ten? We have Dr. J, Michael Jordan, Vince Carter—and where does Dwight Howard fit into this equation? Which 360 dunk was better, and who displayed the most creativity? So many questions, but one thing is for sure, these dunks are beloved by NBA fans and were respected enough from the panel of All-Star judges to net 10s across the board (well, most of them were). Here is our very subjective list of the best All-Star Slam Dunk moments, heading into a rather condensed All-Star weekend (and a halftime Dunk Contest).