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Zach LaVine wins dunk thriller to cap All-Star Saturday

Aaron Gordon soared over his mascot, but nobody flies higher than Zach LaVine in the slam dunk contest.

LaVine was perfect just a little longer than Gordon and won a thrilling final event to cap off an entertaining NBA All-Star Saturday. LaVine captured his second straight dunk title — and a second trophy in two nights.

"I had to bring my A-plus-plus-plus game," LaVine said.

"He did two dunks that were just crazy with the mascots, jumping over them. We just kept pushing each other until the last dunk."

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