Aaron Gordon and Zach LaVine put on an incredible show Saturday night at the NBA slam dunk contest in Toronto. The two men battled to a virtual draw in a breathtaking back-and-forth marked by perfect scores and soaring, creative dunks.

LaVine won, but Gordon had probably the best dunk of the night and would’ve won just about any other dunk contest ever.

Let’s start at the beginning.

After unspectacular dunks from Gordon, Will Barton and Andre Drummond, LaVine woke up the crowd with this:

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