Tacko Fall on Aaron Gordon dunk: ‘I was scared for my life’ (video)
CHICAGO – Dunk-contest participants generally prepare four dunks – two for the first round and, if advancing, two for the second round. Aaron Gordon knows better. He lost to Zach LaVine in an epic dunk-off when they tied in the second round in 2016.
But Gordon ran out of even-somewhat-planned dunks in his dunk-off with eventual champion Derrick Jones Jr. on Saturday. So, the Magic forward went looking for someone to dunk over.
He found 7-foot-5 fan favorite Tacko Fall.
Gordon grabbed the ball off the back of Fall’s neck and slammed, though not cleanly clearing the Celtic rookie’s head.
Ramona Shelburne of ESPN:
Tacko Fall says that Aaron Gordon dunk was not planned. “I was scared for my life”— Ramona Shelburne (@ramonashelburne) February 16, 2020