To the awe of even the NBA’s elite All-Stars, guard Hamidou Diallo leaped over 7-foot-1-inch Shaquille O’Neal to win the 2019 dunk contest.
For emphasis, the Oklahoma City Thunder rookie then hung from the rim by his elbow joint before revealing a Superman shirt hidden beneath his jersey.
Shaq, who once dominated the NBA will his 7’1″, 325-pound frame, had his head slightly bowed, but Diallo still made his point and cleared the Hall of Famer’s head with some room to spare.
Highlights from the 2019 dunking event can be viewed below, though Diallo’s slam starts at the 1:35 mark. Read more…
NBA dunk contest winner leaps up and over Shaq to claim 1st place was orginially posted by Mark Kaufman