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Is UCLA the Greatest Dunking School in History?

Ex UCLA Player Zach Lavine won the dunk contest, while Current UCLA Player Norman Powell had one of the best game dunks of the year.

Two of the greatest UCLA dunkers
Two of the greatest UCLA dunkers
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UCLA has a long history with the Dunk.  It was because of a UCLA player, Lew Alcindor (Kareem Abdul Jabbar) that the NCAA briefly outlawed the Dunk.  KAJ's dunk was considered so unstoppable and unfair that the NCAA had to stop it just to give other teams a chance.  It didn't work as KAJ led UCLA to three national championships.  Here is a brief highlight reel of old footage of the greatest college basketball player ever, the big fella

While KAJ caused the dunk to be banned, many others had highlight reel dunks.  Here are a few starting with Baron Davis.

The last one may look a bit familiar.  I think Norman Powell did it one better yesterday.

That was not his only great UCLA dunk so far.  He also did these.

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Powell does have a great intimidating roar.  Of course another former Bruin was pretty good at the intimidating dunk as well.  Russell Westbrook:

Powell's dunk was spectacular but some would argue it was not the best of the day.  That would go to Zach LaVine.

However, it must be remember that Powell often "out dunked" Zach LaVine last year.  Of course LaVine supporters could legitimately argue that this was the best last year.

Regardless, UCLA has so many who could rank in the greatest dunk team of all time.  Cast your vote below.

Go Bruins!