18. Nate Robinson
The first and only three-time Slam Dunk Contest champion, “Krypto-Nate” is one of the most exciting contestants in the history of the competition. Standing at 5-foot-9, Robinson used superhuman leaping ability to do things we’ve never seen from someone his height (except for maybe a certain somebody that may or may not appear later on this list). Factoring in Robinson’s innate height disadvantage, it made everything he did that much more spectacular. A talented player that could have made it professionally in a half dozen other sports, Nate Robinson was a rare and unique athlete that deserves everything he’s earned.
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