Today, the NBA All-Star Slam Dunk Contest was won by Mac McClung, a 21-year-old guard from Georgetown. After a thrilling competition, McClung’s dunk in the final round sealed the victory.
McClung’s win was praised by basketball legends Shaquille O’Neal and Magic Johnson, who both praised McClung for his athleticism and creativity. McClung’s dunk was also lauded by Sports Illustrated, who said that “McClung’s dunk was a perfect mix of power and grace.”
The win was especially impressive given that McClung has only played in two NBA games. Before the contest, the young guard had become an internet sensation after a viral dunk video spread across the internet.
Twitter erupted with praise for McClung’s win, with many users celebrating his victory. McClung himself seemed overwhelmed by the win, saying “I’m still in shock, this is a dream come true.”
The win capped off an exciting night for basketball fans, and McClung’s performance will surely be remembered for years to come.