NBA Star Aaron Gordon Is a Slam Dunk

NBA Star Aaron Gordon Is a Slam Dunk


I”m so happy to meet you,
thank you for being here.>>Nice to meet you, too. You’re awesome, you’re amazing.>>You’re awesome and you’re amazing, too.>>Thank you.
>>So, and I’m shocked that you didn’t win and I’m sure you’re shocked and
many people are shocked. This is your first year in this contest?>>Yes, this the first year that
I did the NBA Dunk Contest.>>And didn’t you think I’m gonna win?>>Yeah of course. You know.>>Yeah.
>>[LAUGH]>>I went in very prepared. You know.
>>Yeah.>>I had all my dunks lined up.>>Right.
>>I thought if I made all four of my dunks then I thought I would win.>>Yes.
>>It didn’t happen like that.>>No it didn’t. But will you go back next year and
outdo yourself again?>>You know I’m not sure.>>Come on!>>That was a good way to go out.>>No!
>>[LAUGH]>>I”m not sure.>>You->>Once it comes closer I’m gonna play it a little close to the best.
>>I see.>>And then let everybody know whether I”m gonna do it or not.
>>I see so we’re begging you basically.>>[LAUGH]>>You want us to beg you.>>The NBA maybe.>>Yeah, so. Well, obviously, we’re talking about it, but we all wanna watch you do that and
I don’t know if you’re gonna do that but you’re gonna show us some of the dunks. It’s over here. Let’s walk over here.>>Yeah sure.
>>All right.>>[APPLAUSE]
>>All right.>>You want me to hold that? I’ll hold it
>>All right. Here we go. We’ll just start off real slow.
Nice and easy.
>>Yeah.>>Here we go. [NOISE] [APPLAUSE] Nice and easy. Just like that. Real slow. Real slow. Not bad, right?>>No, that’s not bad at all.
That’s fantastic.
>>Right. So the judges give us on a scale of one to ten.
What do you give it?
>>That’s 11.
>>Nice.>>[LAUGH] [APPLAUSE] All right, what else you got?
>>All right. I’m gonna need your help with this one, okay?
>>Okay, what do I do?
>>All right. You just stand right here. Just like this holding the ball out.>>Okay. I’m not as tall as you so
it’s not going to be that high.>>[APPLAUSE]
>>That’s okay. That’s okay.
>>All right.>>Right.
A little higher. A little higher. Yeah there you go right there.>>All right.
>>Just like that.>>Yeah.>>Doing perfect.>>Okay.
>>[LAUGH]>>All right are you ready?>>My arm is tired.>>Are you ready?
>>Yeah.>>All right here we go. [SOUND] [APPLAUSE]
>>All right.>>Thanks.>>[APPLAUSE]
>>Not bad right?>>Okay, what do I do now for you?>>This is the finale. I could be here dunking all night,
like I said, but.>>Uh-huh, right.>>I can just jump over you,
if that’s okay.>>Yes, I.>>[APPLAUSE]
>>[APPLAUSE]>>Yes. You could but I have so
many employees that need to work.>>[LAUGH]
>>Right. Right.
>>That have children on the way. And so if anything ever happened to me. I have somebody that
you’re going to jump over. Not me. But there’s somebody else
we can afford to lose. Andy?
>>[APPLAUSE]>>[APPLAUSE]>>Andy. Hey how are you doing?>>[APPLAUSE]>>So I don’t want to be the one to go down in Ellen infamy and knock Ellen over.
So I’m going to jump over you all right?
>>That’s all right?
All right so I’m going to need you to stand
>>Right like this, holding the ball just like that, okay?>>[LAUGH]
>>[LAUGH]>>On me?>>Yeah, on your head. Turn around.
>>I gotta see where you’re coming from.>>Right there, yeah. Coming from right there,
looking up, lean back. And all you’re gonna feel is that.>>How do I know when you’re coming?>>How do I know?
>>You’re just gonna know. Just don’t even worry about it.>>How do I know when you’re done?>>Don’t duck.
You gotta be real firm for me, okay? Real firm for me. [LAUGH] All right, right there. You ready?>>He just he just went please don’t.>>All right here you go. All right we need a little.>>[APPLAUSE]
>>[APPLAUSE]>>[LAUGH]>>[APPLAUSE] [SOUND]>>[APPLAUSE]>>Nice!>>[APPLAUSE]
>>That was fantastic. [APPLAUSE]
>>My God. That was fantastic.>>Thank you.
>>Wait. Do we Andy’s face from
that shot from that?>>[LAUGH]
>>Because his eyes were closed. He was so scared.>>[LAUGH]
>>That was fantastic, and you’re fantastic. Hold on.
[APPLAUSE] You’re fantastic.>>No, you’re fantastic. So you didn’t win but you won to me. So we have a trophy.>>Yes.
>>And it’s the first year so we haven’t really figured out how
tall it should be but that’s for you.>>Thank you.
>>You’re welcome.>>Slam dunk champ.>>[APPLAUSE] We’ll be back.

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