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That time Mike Conley’s dad dunked from behind the free throw line

On the subject of one-off televised basketball events, GIF’d above is a video of Mike Conley Sr. dunking from behind the free throw line.

The dunk came during the 1992 Foot Locker Slam Fest, which also featured A-listers Ken Griffey Jr., Michael Irvin, Deion Sanders, Barry Sanders and Barry Bonds, among others.

(Watch more highlights here. Watch young Mike Conley telling his dad to dunk from the free throw line here.)

Conley Sr. was a triple jumper who won an Olympic gold medal in 1992 and a silver in 1984.

The dunk above, in which his foot is clearly several inches behind the free throw line, holds the title for unofficial longest dunk ever. Michael Jordan’s foot was on the line. So was Dr. J’s. So was Zach LaVine’s.


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