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YouTuber creates Michael Jordan, Steph Curry, and LeBron James Slam Dunk Contest

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Although they're two of the best players currently in the NBA, neither Steph Curry or LeBron James has taken part in the Slam Dunk Contest during All-Star weekend at any point during their illustrious careers, but we all know they are expert dunkers. 

This isn't the case though for arguably the greatest player to have ever played in the NBA, Michael Jordan, who took part in several slam dunk contests throughout his career, winning the contest twice in 1987 and 1988, one of only four players to have won it in back-to-back years.

So imagine what kind of dunking skill we could have seen if all three players were in the league during the same era and taking part in the Slam Dunk Contest. It's something which these days you can only create in a video game.

That's exactly what one YouTuber has done.

A YouTuber who goes by the name of Clutch created a Slam Dunk Contest on NBA 2k17 involving Curry, James, Jordan, and a created player of Tom Brady with the Boston Celtics (although we won't be looking into his dunks).

You would think down to experience alone, Jordan would have this contest all wrapped up no matter what, but it didn't exactly turn out that way.

MJ started off with a nice windmill dunk in the first round, but only managed to score 39. King James scored 40 for his between the legs dunk. Curry scored 47 for his double dunk, catching the ball before it reached the floor while hanging from the basket. The Warriors star led the contest after the first round.

On his second round dunk, Jordan did another windmill but this time from underneath the basket, scoring himself a 47. LeBron did a 360 spin under the legs for his second round dunk, achieving a 47 as well. Curry followed up his impressive first round dunk with a between the legs dunk in the second while dunking backward, but only got a 40.

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James and Curry were tied for first after the second round on 87 points, while Jordan was in third on 85.

The former Chicago Bulls star had to pull out all the stops in the third round, and he did exactly that, pulling out his signature dunk and taking off from the free-throw line and scored a 50, putting himself back in the frame.

The Cavaliers star was next was next and with some assistance from a friend who held the ball in the air, the four-time MVP performed a windmill dunk with the elbow going in the basket as well, but only managed to score a 49. Curry copied this dunk for his third round try and scored the exact same.

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With the third round over, LeBron and Curry tied alongside Brady (somehow) at the top on 136, while Jordan surprisingly finished in last with 135. Despite the tied score, there was no tie breaker, and the Cavaliers star was announced as the Slam Dunk Contest winner.

Out of the three greats (and one NFL great), NBA 2k17 has James being the best dunker of the lot. We've truly been missing out on seeing one of the best of all-time showing off his dunking flair for all these years if that is the case!

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