Vince Carter’s iconic Dunk Contest deserves a deep rewind | 2000 NBA Slam Dunk Contest

You may know about Vince Carter's incredible performance at the 2000 NBA Slam Dunk Contest, but do you know how crucial that night was to the future of a struggling event? Do you know what was going on with Carter's Raptors and fellow contest participant Tracy McGrady at the time?
Take a deep rewind to find out the history that made this night so important, and a fascinating snapshot of some changing tides in the league as a whole.
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  1. Johny Kilroy

    Johny Kilroy

    17 horas atrás

    I will always remember Cheryl Miller saying after the 2ball ...... “forget the dunk , forget the dunk”

  2. Dave Su

    Dave Su

    19 horas atrás

    He could do a 1080 between the leg reverse windmill if he prepared.

  3. Dave Su

    Dave Su

    20 horas atrás

    2:37 did this man just invent dab?

  4. J S

    J S

    Dia atrás

    That head bop dunk

  5. Barrett Kent

    Barrett Kent

    Dia atrás

    It wasn't the most important moment in the long run, but I feel like Damian Lillard's buzzer beater to win the first playoff series for the Blazer's in 14 years was an amazing moment worth an episode

  6. Oscar E

    Oscar E

    Dia atrás

    No one will ever dunk it like Carter

  7. northsidedenver


    Dia atrás

    Great vid except for all the static/fake tracking error cuts. I feel dizzy kinda like watching blair witch project.

  8. Caleb


    Dia atrás

    That Charles Oakley quote is great. Ill definitely be using that

  9. El-ahrairah


    Dia atrás

    Miner... baby Jordan... who could forget about him.

  10. VideoGameHistory


    2 dias atrás

    I thought Brett Barry's foul line dunk was the best of all foul line dunks.



    2 dias atrás

    Be kind rewind. Blockbuster video



    2 dias atrás


  13. Michael Johnson

    Michael Johnson

    2 dias atrás

    360 windmill against the grain.. greatest dunk in history

  14. yung josh

    yung josh

    2 dias atrás

    this video is too long

  15. A Chaps

    A Chaps

    2 dias atrás

    why is the 2000 SDC footage so bad, it's like 240p

  16. Jason Hoffman

    Jason Hoffman

    2 dias atrás

    Could you guys do the blocked field goal from ohio State at penn state whiteout 2016?

  17. olajide paris

    olajide paris

    2 dias atrás

    Good video, but way too long.

  18. Pradigy Musicman

    Pradigy Musicman

    2 dias atrás

    U left off the best dunk of the night. The arm in the rim dunk was never ever seen before by majority people watching. It was so amazing we all didnt know what happened until the reply.



    2 dias atrás

    How did he win one dunk contest?

  20. Alessandro Belci

    Alessandro Belci

    2 dias atrás

    Do a 'the best' or a 'rewinder' on the 2016 dunk contest

  21. Mason Metcalf

    Mason Metcalf

    3 dias atrás

    A good rewind would be Game 5 of the 2003 WCSF, Lakers @ Spurs. Horry barely missed a GW 3 that would have put the Lakers up 3-2 in the series. Don’t want to jump to conclusions, but if he hits that shot it could have changed the course of the NBA’s history.

  22. Boog101


    3 dias atrás

    Best dunk contest of all time Lavine vs Gordon

  23. Joseph Lawrenz

    Joseph Lawrenz

    3 dias atrás

    i found out that this channel was created by Vox Media ;(... i'm a part of the nine-year-old army ;( ;( sub to PewDiePie.

  24. Arik. W

    Arik. W

    3 dias atrás

    Maybe for the next reminder you could do the euro 2000 final when wiltord equalized at the last possible second. Or the 1999 champions league final when solksjaer grabbed the winner in added time. Btw I love this format.

  25. Cee Tee

    Cee Tee

    3 dias atrás

    Vince had a strict ass coach at that time. Jeez

  26. VJK


    3 dias atrás

    Could you do a Rewinder on Tracy Mcgrady’s 13 in 35 seconds? Great meat individual comeback ever! 4 three pointers including a game winner! Big fan of your channel! Keep it up!!!!!!

  27. LonghornsLegend


    3 dias atrás

    Those Raptors jerseys still one of the best throwbacks ever

  28. SuperStrik9


    3 dias atrás

    VC and TMac were amazing. Francis was great too. VC is the greatest dunker of all time.

  29. Mister Patterson

    Mister Patterson

    3 dias atrás

    720? Sheesh. He probably could’ve done it too

  30. uruiamnot


    3 dias atrás

    Minute 1. Ok Minute 2. Interesting. Minutes 3-13 ... Get to the end, this is boring. 13:53 ... Oh, that's nice! 14:09 to 14:26 .... Jaw... drop.

  31. Kyle Voegele

    Kyle Voegele

    3 dias atrás

    360 between the legs thingy 0.o

  32. Yung Savage

    Yung Savage

    3 dias atrás

    Some of these videos are so stretched 😂

  33. JRONI


    3 dias atrás

    Cmon SB Nation, you couldn't find higher quality clips of one of the most iconic dunk contests ever?

  34. Mr. Milko

    Mr. Milko

    3 dias atrás

    hand of god goal

  35. Mr. Milko

    Mr. Milko

    3 dias atrás

    Are you serious shaq dunk contest?

  36. Pratik Jondhale

    Pratik Jondhale

    3 dias atrás

    Do a video on Chelsea's 2012 UCL win

  37. fulaan1


    3 dias atrás

    Beef history. Vince Carter vs The Toronto Raptors

  38. Mercí


    3 dias atrás

    The goat of the dunks

  39. Kenneth Evans

    Kenneth Evans

    3 dias atrás

    Steve Francis had a great run in that dunk contest

  40. GB Savant

    GB Savant

    3 dias atrás

    Fred Jones vs J Rich was better

  41. Glen Fabisevich

    Glen Fabisevich

    3 dias atrás

    No dunk over Frederic Weis? The man sent him back to France forever with that one!

  42. Ciaran Grimes

    Ciaran Grimes

    3 dias atrás

    Got to do the miracle of Istanbul some time. Greatest underdog story in football history

  43. Nicolas Furger

    Nicolas Furger

    3 dias atrás

    Came for the honey dip, was not disappointed. Good on you. Great episode.

  44. muammer kaddafi

    muammer kaddafi

    4 dias atrás

    dont disrespect brent barry

  45. messiah cherubin

    messiah cherubin

    4 dias atrás

    0:31 i did not know 46 is a kid?

  46. The6buffs


    4 dias atrás

    Can you guys do a rewind of Greece’s Euro win in 2004 (soccer)

  47. The Chez

    The Chez

    4 dias atrás

    How have you guys not done Sidney Crosby scoring the golden goal in 2010

  48. redjacquesa1


    4 dias atrás

    We need a rewinder on how Donald Trump would have never been president if pete rozelle would have let him own an expansion team or bob irsay would have sold him the colts!!!

  49. bass boosted beyond belief

    bass boosted beyond belief

    4 dias atrás

    Do the 1980 Olympic hockey semi-finals between the US and Soviet Russia

  50. Do You Even Read, Bro?

    Do You Even Read, Bro?

    4 dias atrás

    Nah, bruh. Aaron Gordon threw down the hardest dunks in the contest's history.

  51. Zandandido


    4 dias atrás

    Ichiro Suzuki gunning out Terrence Long as a rookie in 2001 or Ichiro Suzuki breaking George Sisler's 84 year old hitting record (that probably won't ever be broken) need to be rewound.

  52. Benjamin Phiri

    Benjamin Phiri

    4 dias atrás

    Let's go home!



    4 dias atrás

    Acting like Brent Berry didn't do two back to back free-throw line dunks.... BLASPHEMOUS.

  54. Supreme Jewish overlord

    Supreme Jewish overlord

    4 dias atrás

    have you goyim heard of the NAZIS???????????????????????????????

  55. ZP Pierce

    ZP Pierce

    4 dias atrás

    87 88 was the best dunk contest hands down

  56. gr8ness2006


    4 dias atrás

    lol vince carter was nba jams in real life.

  57. Adam Goodrich

    Adam Goodrich

    4 dias atrás

    I'd argue that the 1988 Jordan/Wilkins duel was the greatest CONTEST ever. And that Carter in 2000 was the greatest PERFORMANCE ever.

  58. EroticCakes


    4 dias atrás

    When VC said "It's over", he didn't mean just this event... he meant all slam dunk contests ever.

  59. Victor Quan

    Victor Quan

    4 dias atrás

    Sports Rewind for Lebron Game 6 2012!!!!!

  60. George Whiting

    George Whiting

    4 dias atrás

    Isiah Thomas was the Raptors GM

  61. Emmanuel Ani

    Emmanuel Ani

    5 dias atrás

    Don't disrespect Brent Barry.

  62. John Walker

    John Walker

    5 dias atrás

    Damn you couldn't get higher quality video of the Dunk Contest? I swear I've seen it on BR-channel in 1080p...

  63. ampelmann


    5 dias atrás

    Please rewind the astonishing winning goal of bayern munich in the Bundesliga in 2001 who gave them the title in the last second.

  64. RJAY BEE


    5 dias atrás

    Shawn Kemp never won the dunk contest...mind blowing! He had the some of best in game dunks ever though.

  65. taylor trash

    taylor trash

    5 dias atrás

    that in game 360 was insane

  66. Hxbxbx Gxhxjxj

    Hxbxbx Gxhxjxj

    5 dias atrás

    Do an episode about the 2014 UEFA Champions League Final

  67. No Name

    No Name

    5 dias atrás

    This man is the reason I started watching/playing ball

  68. Paul Gaither

    Paul Gaither

    5 dias atrás

    31 episodes in, and we are talking about a dunk contest, but have not made an episode about The Catch III? The catch I, II, and II were all on 3rd and 3. The backdrop of Alex Smith as a bust QB salvaged by Jim Harbaugh. Vernon Davis after the Singletary speech. The then unknown story of Bounty-gate was about this game, yet it was the 49ers defense led by Justin Smith which was really doing the pounding, like that Dante Whitner head to head on Thomas to force a goal line fumble. The fans who knew the roster was good but the coaching was bad, so when the ownership brought in Harbaugh and they went 13-3, people still didn't believe in the 49ers until that win. That radio call is epic. There is more which I haven't typed. Give us the Catch III.

  69. Yondel Johan Pinar

    Yondel Johan Pinar

    5 dias atrás

    Do the Gordon vs Lavine dunk contest

  70. truthhurts2000


    5 dias atrás

    Steve Francis would have won that contest in any other year

  71. Isaac. H

    Isaac. H

    5 dias atrás

    Air Canada 🇨🇦

  72. E_M_E_T


    5 dias atrás

    2:40 yall thought dabs were new

  73. cacho lulu

    cacho lulu

    5 dias atrás

    We need a rewinder on the LaVine/Gordon dunk contest

  74. JapanForSale


    5 dias atrás

    No disrespect, I still love Rewinder, but it's just not what it used to be. Maybe it's because all the world shattering events have been mostly covered? Or maybe it's the by the books narration? Can't really put my finger on it. I still remember the first 3 or so Rewinders I ever watched, by the time I got to the "Welcome to a moment in history..." I had goosebumps all over. Now, it's more like "cool. On to the next video..."

  75. will riera

    will riera

    5 dias atrás

    "'jumping kinda far away" Come on freethrow line 3:22

  76. Frood


    5 dias atrás

    The Fumble in the 1987 AFC Championship needs a rewind...

  77. Monique Kay

    Monique Kay

    5 dias atrás

    It’s rewind time

  78. Vitor Redes

    Vitor Redes

    5 dias atrás

    Amazing video, thanks!

  79. Jack K

    Jack K

    5 dias atrás

    Do Dave Roberts' steal in the 2004 ALCS

  80. Antonio Montana

    Antonio Montana

    5 dias atrás

    daytona beach in da house

  81. Nonzeugma


    5 dias atrás

    Missed opportunities: ABA Dunk Contest and nothing of David Thompson. Orlando Woolridge, NOT JR Rider.

  82. xDabxGodx420x69xxx


    5 dias atrás

    How about a Rewinder over Desmond Howard's Heisman pose against Ohio State in 1991

  83. Eric


    6 dias atrás

    Bautista's HR + Bat Flip in Game 5 of the 2015 ALDS. That one inning alone was a great leadup to that moment, but I'd love to know more about the background of the teams as a whole.

  84. Cam Hoag

    Cam Hoag

    6 dias atrás

    Brent Seabrook OT goal in 2013 game 7 2nd round. The climax of the Blackhawks-Red Wings rivalry. Detroit blew a 3-1 series lead before it was cool in a lockout shortened season.

  85. david t

    david t

    6 dias atrás

    U should do Kyrie Irving 2016 nba finals game winner and the Lebron block

  86. g00gle WEARELEGION

    g00gle WEARELEGION

    6 dias atrás

  87. Jack K

    Jack K

    6 dias atrás

    Game 6 of the 2011 World Series

  88. Philo Beddoe

    Philo Beddoe

    6 dias atrás

    The dunk contest is so boring. So is the NBA anymore. everything is a foul and everyone only shoots 3 points all day long.

  89. Nick C

    Nick C

    6 dias atrás

    Jesus Christ at least use tv quality video and not crap compressed footage.

  90. bamisthekey


    6 dias atrás

    yo vc still playing! legend!

  91. Maxwell Dahlquist

    Maxwell Dahlquist

    6 dias atrás

    The dunk contest meets its final end in 2041, when Barkley performs the Chaos Dunk and plunges the world into darkness.

  92. bannedfromtv


    6 dias atrás

    the day that the dunk contest was killed

  93. Rene Gonzalez

    Rene Gonzalez

    6 dias atrás

    Congratulations man! this is a beautiful review, thanks for putting us in context, in explaining where it all came from and the situations that were happening by that era. Really... one of the best videos i have seen so far about basketball..... oh! and also for not leaving us hanging on the final dunks that gave him the W.

  94. Timothy Galvin

    Timothy Galvin

    6 dias atrás

    One of my fav quotes ever: "If you only watch sportscenter, then you think that TMac is as good as Kobe."

  95. H C

    H C

    6 dias atrás

    Tmac is a loser. In his head he was some big shot but never really achieved anything in the league. Like sit down buddy. If u were so good u should of outplayed Vince eventually.

  96. Don V

    Don V

    6 dias atrás

    Unpopular opinion: This wasn’t the greatest slam dunk contest ever. It was a pivotal moment but, not the greatest ever. I would say it was where Zach LaVine and Aaron Gordon showed out some generational dunks.

  97. Dadi Gruv

    Dadi Gruv

    6 dias atrás

    D-Wade's dominant finals performance after going down 0-2

  98. Alfred Lou

    Alfred Lou

    6 dias atrás

    hey yall it's kendrick lamar @ 13:34

  99. Cale Zaugg

    Cale Zaugg

    6 dias atrás

    Please, just something from the 2011 baseball season-the final night of the regular season capped with Evan Longoria’s walk off home run, or game 6 of the World Series and David Freese’s tying triple and walk off home run.!

  100. MC MLee

    MC MLee

    6 dias atrás

    Your haircut is a problem

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