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Nevada Wolf Pack’s Deonte Burton slams home vicious Dunk of the Year candidate (video)

During the Nevada Wolf Pack’s 83-81 double-overtime win over the Boise State Broncos on Wednesday, senior guard Deonte Burton threw down an absolutely sick, nasty, powerful, thunderous … you name it … dunk.

Words can scarcely describe the authority with which Burton slammed this one home. Fed with a nice dish while on the run from the top of the key, Burton slashed to the hoop, elevated before hitting the paint, brought the ball back way behind his head and stuffed it with some filthy gusto.

A screengrab:


Yowsers. In 50 minutes, Burton scored 25 points, dished out 8 assists and pulled down 6 rebounds in the epic, double-OT victory.

Burton isn’t a one-time, flash-in-the-pan dunker, either. He seems to provide highlight reel-worthy dunks with relative frequency. To wit:

And that’s not even all of them that are out there. Sweet sassy molassey.

[College Basketball Talk]