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62 Sensational Slam Dunk Photos From The 80s & 90s

62 Sensational Slam Dunk Photos From The 80s & 90s. Share this gallery with friends and family. Photos © Getty Images Compiled by Vanessa Denis

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    7 May 1997: Center Patrick Ewing of the New York Knicks slam dunks the ball as guard Tim Hardaway of the Miami Heat watches during a playoff game at the Miami Arena in Miami, Florida. The Knicks won the game 88-79. Mandatory Credit: Andy Lyons /Allspor
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    14 Mar 1997: Forward Austin Coshere of the Providence Friars slam dunks the ball as guard Anthony Pieper of the Marquette Golden Eagles tries to block him during a playoff game at the Charlotte Coliseum in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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    4 Dec 1996: Forward Chris Mills of the Cleveland Cavaliers slam dunks the ball during a game against the Orlando Magic at the Orlando Arena in Orlando, Florida. The Cavaliers won the game 87-54.
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    9 Nov 1996: Forward Cliff Robinson of the Portland Trailblazers slam dunks the ball during a game against the Sacramento Kings at the Arco Arena in Sacramento, California. The Kings won the game 103-102. Mandatory Credit: Otto Greule /Allsport
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    1 Mar 1996: Guard Randy Brown of the Chicago Bulls slam dunks the ball during a game against the Golden State Warriors at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. The Bulls won the game 110-87. Mandatory Credit: Brian Bahr /Allsport
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    25 Feb 1997: Forward Michael Smith of the Sacramento Kings slam dunks the ball as forward Xavier McDaniel and guard Kendall Gill of the New Jersey Nets watch at the Continential Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Nets won the game 97-90. Mandatory Credit: Al Bello /Allsport
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    04 Jan 1995 New Jersey Nets' center, Benoit Benjamin (OO)looks as Orlando Magic's center, Shaquille O'Neal (32) dunks a basket during the second period of the game at the Arena in Orlando 04 January. The Magic went on to win 113-110. (COLOR KEY: Nets wear blue and red.) (Photo credit TONY RANZE/AFP/Getty Images)
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    15 Feb 1996 Detroit Pistons Forward Otis Thorpe (R) dunks over Chicago Bulls Forward Scottie Pippin in the third quarter of their NBA game at the Palace in Auburn Hills, Michigan, 15 February. The Bulls won 112-109 in overtime. AFP PHOTO Matt CAMPBELL (Photo credit should read MATT CAMPBELL/AFP/Getty Images)
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    10 Feb 1996 Kevin Garnett (L) of the Minnesota Timberwolves goes past Kurt Thomas of the Miami Heat for a slam dunk 10 February during their NBA rookie game at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. Garrnett is the youngest player in the NBA at the age of nineteen. The East won the game 94-92. AFP PHOTO JEFF HAYNES (Photo credit JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)
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    10 Feb 1996 Brent Barry of the Los Angeles Clippers flies through the air toward the basket 10 February during the NBA slam-dunk contest at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. Berry beat out Michael Finley and Greg Minor in the finals. AFP PHOTO Jeff HAYNES (Photo credit JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)
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    20 Mar 1996 Miami Heat's foward Chris Gatling (L) fouls Detroit Piston's guard Allan Houston as he goes up for a dunk in their game 20 March at the Miami Arena. The Heat won 102-93. AFP PHOTO Rhona WISE (Photo credit RHONA WISE/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Milwaukee Bucks forward Glenn Robinson (L) dunks for two points and gets fouled by New York Knicks forward Latrell Sprewell (R) in the first quarter, 09 March, 1999, at Madison Square Garden in New York. AFP PHOTO Matt CAMPBELL (Photo credit MATT CAMPBELL/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Detroit Pistons' Bison Dele dunks the ball over Atlanta Hawks' Mark West during the second quarter 14 May 1999 in Auburn Hills, Michigan. AFP PHOTO/Jeff KOWALSKY
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    Marcus Camby (L) of the New York Knicks dunks the ball as he is fouled by Horace Grant (C) of the Orlando Magic during the first quarter of their game 18 March 1999 at Madison Square Garden in New York. AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA (Photo credit STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
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    04 Jan 1995 Atlanta Hawks' Steve Smith dunks in front of Detroit Pistons Jerome Williams during the first quarter in Auburn Hills, Michigan, 12 May 1999. AFP Photo/Jeff Kowalsky (Photo credit JEFF KOWALSKY/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Alonzo Mourning of the White Team dunks a ball before Patrick Ewing of the Red Team during the first quarter of the 'The Game on Showtime' at the Atlantic City Convention Center 19 December. The game being played by NBA all-stars -- who are on strike -- is being held for chairty. (ELECTRONIC IMAGE) AFP PHOTO/Timothy A. Clary (Photo credit TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
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    New York Knicks forward Charles Oakley (C) slam dunks the ball after driving past Orlando Magic forward Horace Grant (L) and guard Gerald Wilkins (R) during the second period of their game at the Arena in Orlando, Florida 30 March. (Photo credit TONY RANZE/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Chicago Bulls forward (91) Dennis Rodman is hit with a slam dunk ball by Orlando Magic center (32) Shaquille O'Neal (C-background) during the third period of the game at the Orlando Arena, Florida, 07 April 1996. The Bulls went on to win 90-86. (Photo credit Andi MARKS/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Eddie Jones of the Los Angeles Lakers(L) slam dunks the ball past Jim McIlvaine of the Seattle Supersonics during first half of their 03 December 1996 game in Los Angeles. Jones had 15 points, 9 assists and seven rebounds to help the Lakers to a 110-106 victory. (Photo credit VINCE BUCCI/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Miami Heat center Alonzo Mourning (R) tries not to foul Utah Jazz forward Karl Malone as he tries to go for the dunk but misses in the first period 19 December 1996 at the Miami Arena. (Photo credit should read RHONA WISE/AFP/Getty Images)
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    New Jersey Nets guard Robert Pack swings from the rim after missing a slam dunk attempt against the Chicago Bulls in the first quarter of their 23 December 1996 game at the United Center in Chicago. Chicago's Dennis Rodman (2ndR) grabbed the rebound from New Jersey's Tony Massenburg (C). Bulls center Bill Wennington (R) stands by. (Photo credit should read TIM ZIELENBACH/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Miami Heat center Alonzo Mourning (R) fouls Portland Trail Blazers center Rasheed Wallace as he dunks the ball in the first period 21 February at the Miami Arena. Mourning left the game in the third period with and injury to his right foot. (Photo credit RHONA WISE/AFP/Getty Images)
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    05 Apr 1997 Atlanta Hawks Dikembe Mutombo slam dunks the ball during a game against the New York Knicks in Atlanta, GA 05 April. (Photo credit should read STEVEN R. SCHAEFER/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Detroit Piston Oitis Thorpe slam dunks the ball over the top of Atlanta Hawk Dikembe Mutombo during the first game of the first round of the NBA playoffs in Atlanta 15 April. Atlanta beat Detroit 89-75.. AFP PHOTO Photo by Steven R. Schaefer (Photo credit should read STEVEN R. SCHAEFER/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Orlando Magic guard Anfernee Hardaway slam dunks the ball during the first period of game three of the first round playoffs with the Miami Heat at the Arena in Orlando, FL, 29 April. (Photo credit DAVID MILLS/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Portland Trail Blazers forward Brian Grant follows through on a slam dunk against the Phoenix Suns in game three of their first round NBA Western Conference playoff series 12 May 1999 in Phoenix, AZ. The Trail Blazers defeated the Suns 103-93 to win the best-of-five series 3-0. (Photo credit JASON WISE/AFP/Getty Images)
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    20 May 1999: Marcus Camby #23 of the New York Knicks dunks the ball over Dikembe Mutombo #55 of the Atlanta Hawks during game 2 of the NBA Eastern Conference semifinals at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Stockman/ALLSPORT
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    17 Aug 1998: Vince Carter of the Toronto Raptors makes a slam dunk for Puma. Mandatory Credit: Al Bello /Allsport
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    12 Nov 1996: Terry Mills of the Detroit Pistons dunks the ball during their 92-73 victory over the Washington Bullets at the US Air Arena in Landover, Maryland. Mandatory Credit: Doug Pensinger/Allsport
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    2 APR 1994: ARKANSAS FORWARD CORLISS WILLIAMSON SLAM DUNKS THE BALL TO PUT A FINISHING TOUCH ON HIS GAME-HIGH 29 POINTS TONIGHT AGAINST ARIZONA DURING THE FIRST SEMI-FINAL GAME OF THE NCAA MEN''S FINAL FOUR IN CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA. ARKANSAS WON THE GAME
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    18 JUN 1993: RICHARD DUMAS, FORWARD FOR THE PHOENIX SUNS, DUNKS THE BALL DURING GAME 5 OF THE NBA FINALS AGAINST THE CHICAGO BULLS AT CHICAGO STADIUM IN CHICAGO, ILLINOIS. Mandatory Credit: Jonathan Daniel/ALLSPORT
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    19 Jun 1994: NEW YORK KNICK JOHN STARKS #3, PUTS IN A DUNK PAST HOUSTON ROCKET ROBERT HORRY DURING THE FOURTH QUARTER OF GAME 6 OF THE NBA CHAMPIONSHIPS IN HOUSTON. THE ROCKETS PUSHED THE KNICKS TO A SEVENTH AND FINAL GAME WITH AN 86-84 VICTORY AT THE SUM
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    13 May 1994: CHICAGO FORWARD SCOTTIE PIPPEN DUNKS AS NEW YORK GUARD GREG ANTHONY WATCHES DURING THE BULLS 104-102 VICTORY OVER THE KNICKS IN THE SECOND ROUND ROUND OF THE NBA PLAYOFFS.
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    23 JAN 1994: DEPAUL BLUE DEMONS CENTER MICHAEL RAVIZEE GOES UP STRONG FOR THE DUNK DURING A NON-CONFERENCE GAME WITH THE GEORGETOWN HOYAS.
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    1989-1990: Guard Gerald Wilkins of the New York Knicks slam dunks as guard Byron Scott (right) and forward James Worthy of the Los Angeles Lakers try to block during a game at the Great Western Forum in Inglewood, California. Mandatory Credit: Mike Powel
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    Oct 1993: Center Shaquille O''Neal of the Orlando Magic (left) ducks the ball after teammate guard Anfernee Hardaway slam dunks it during a game against the Atlanta Hawks at Wembley Stadium in London, England. Mandatory Credit: Mike Cooper /Allsport
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    1989-1990: Forward Horace Grant of the Chicago Bulls slam dunks during a game against the Atlanta Hawks at The Omni in Atlanta, Georgia. Mandatory Credit: Rick Stewart /Allsport
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    1990: Center Bill Cartwright of the Chicago Bulls (left) slam dunks against guard Jeff Hornacek of the Phoenix Suns during a game at Chicago Stadium in Chicago, Illinois. Mandatory Credit: Jonathan Daniel /Allsport
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    01 Jan 1989 Wayman Tisdale of the Sacramento Kings slam dunks the ball during a game at the Arco Arena in Sacramento, California.
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    1990: Forward Jon Koncak of the Atlanta Hawks slam dunks the ball during a game against the Milwaukee Bucks at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Mandatory Credit: Allsport /Allsport
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    Detroit Pistons Grant Hill makes a slam dunk in the first half of the Pistons NBA game against the New Jersey Nets, 21 December 1994, in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo credit MARK D. PHILLIPS/AFP/Getty Images)
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