Michael Jordan 1988, Chicago In perhaps the NBA's best dunk contest, hometown favorite Jordan edged Dominique Wilkins 147-145 in the finals to become the first repeat winner. Needing a 48 on his final attempt to overtake Wilkins, Jordan scored a 50 after taking off just inside the free-throw line for a dunk.
"I'm just here to tell you about the time that Michael Jordan had the flu, but decided to play anyway. He played 44 minutes that night, scored 38 points, grabbed seven rebounds, dished out five assists and had three steals. Oh yeah, and somewhere in between he nearly fainted in Scottie Pippen's arms." back when basketball was REAL.
Michael Jordan powers over Patrick Ewing for a dunk during a 1991 Bulls-Knicks game. Jordan, who now owns the Bobcats, once again left Ewing frustrated after announcing the former Knicks center will not be the next Bobcats coach. Ewing interviewed for the position last week. (Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty Images) GALLERY: Rare Photos of Michael Jordan | Patrick Ewing