03/17/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Slam Dunk Contest 2009: VIDEO UPDATED


From AP:

Nate Robinson tugged on Superman's cape -- and won.

The diminutive New York Knicks guard beat defending champion Dwight Howard of Orlando in an electrifying slam dunk contest on Saturday night, winning 52 percent of fans' votes.

Clad in an all-green Knicks uniform with green shoes, Robinson used Howard as a prop in the final round, springboarding over the 6-foot-11 center to jam.

"Dwight was a great sport letting me dunk over him," said Robinson, who also won in 2006.

Below are some of the dunks from tonight's contest. The athleticism of these guys never ceases to amaze. While the judges chose Nate Robinson as the winner, we're sure some of you feel differently. Make your case in the comments for the player who you think dunked the best.

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