Everyone wants to dunk. It’s arguably the biggest staple in basketball. Kids in grade school are lowering their basketball hoop on the drive way to 6 feet so they can practice windmills and 360s.
Dunkers like Dr. J, Vince Carter, and now LeBron James and Zach Levine have changed the game. The evolution of dunking and the evolution of the NBA run parallel with one another
Over the course of NBA history, we’ve been spoiled with wild dunks and posterizings, so it’s hard to pinpoint exactly who is the best dunker of all time.
Everyone seems to have a crazy highlight reel these days, but these 20 dunkers stand out and reign supreme above the rest.
Here are the Top 20 Dunkers in NBA History, ranked from worst to best…