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Synonyms for dunk

to plunge briefly in or into a liquid

the act of swimming

Synonyms for dunk

a basketball shot in which the basketball is propelled downward into the basket

immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate

make a dunk shot, in basketball

dip into a liquid while eating


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98-96, sealing his victory with a close approximation of the 360-degree spin dunk that Vince Carter used to win the 2000 contest.
He was in the 2015 Slam Dunk Contest, though he came up short and hasn't competed since.
Plenty of people have been wondering if Valentine could dunk, maybe even some inside the Bulls' locker room.
Then, Paras changed into a throwback Vince Carter Toronto Raptors jersey and jumped over Ravena from the restricted area before pulling off an elbow dunk made famous by the NBA All-Star.
That dunk became an Internet sensation by halftime.
The second-year swingman was one of four players picked to compete in the annual NBA Slam Dunk Contest Saturday night during All-Star weekend in Las Vegas.
Tangy flavour definitely improved by extended dunk.
Bryan Narcisse, a 6-6 forward fromClemson University with a seven-foot wingspan, reached the semis of the College Slam Dunk Championship by displaying his showmanship.
It feels great to finally walk away with the Slam Dunk crown.
It looked like the Lakers had found their offense, but it was all downhill after Nance's dunk.
Melton, the smallest player in the competition at 5-foot-8, and Guevarra scored a perfect 40 points in each of their two attempts in the final round to mark the first time that two players shared the dunk title.
The team has pulled footage of some of the greatest dunks in recent years and is encouraging fans to vote for their favorite Globetrotter dunk.
LaVine, however, dazzled with an equally impressive array of 360 and windmill dunks from the charity stripe, which pundits found to be repetitive and eerily similar to one of Gordon's dunks.
While Erving is known as a well-rounded player both offensively and defensively, the thing that made Erving unique was his thunderous dunks and his affinity to stay in the air for an inordinate amount of time.