Watch: Meyers Leonard makes a mockery of his opponent with soaring one-handed jam

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Although he has been a bench player for the first few years of his career, Meyers Leonard has been rotating the four and five spots with Mason Plumlee in Portland this season.

The 7'1" big man put up eleven points and grabbed four rebounds in the 120-122 overtime win against the Sacramento Kings last night to continue his decent run of form.

Although the Trail Blazers are more known for their backcourt pair of Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum - who scored a combined 67 points last night - their bigs have been putting in the work recently.

Leonard is surprisingly nimble for a man of his size and his athleticism was on full display during Portland's win last night.

Unfortunately for Omri Casspi, the Kings forward got to see the said athleticism up close and personal.

Although Kings star DeMarcus Cousins was marking Leonard for much of the contest, the 24-year-old Illinois product managed to escape the two-time All-Star and get a clear run at the hoop during last night's encounter.

That spelled huge trouble for the flat-footed Israeli Casspi. Leonard threw down an absolutely monstrous one handed dunk to put the Kings No.18 on a poster.

In fairness to the Sacramento man, we don't think anybody was going to stop Leonard in flight there.

Damian Lillard
Portland Trail Blazers
Northwest Division
Western Conference
Sacramento Kings
Pacific Division
CJ McCollum
DeMarcus Cousins
Meyers Leonard

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