To the awe 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.
Hamidou Diallo got ⬆ over Shaq#PhotoOfTheNight pic.twitter.com/ju54EAc6qp
— ESPN (@espn) February 17, 2019
Highlights from the 2019 dunking event can be viewed below, though Diallo’s slam starts at the 1:35 mark. Read more…
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