The NBA postseason is all about momentum, and what better way to swing it in one direction or the other than with an incredible dunk?
The 2023 postseason has been blessed with some amazing jams so far. Alley-oops, throwdowns, posters — all have been in ready supply. Who knows what legendary slams we’ll see when it’s all said and done?
Here are the best we’ve seen from the NBA playoffs thus far.
Tatum throws it down in transition
Jayson Tatum gets the ball in transition and throws down a wide-open dunk.
Aaron Gordon finishes the alley-oop after a frantic scramble for the ball
After a frantic scramble for the ball, Jamal Murray finds Aaron Gordon on the break for an alley-oop finish.
Tatum, Williams slams get Celtics fans on their feet early
Jayson Tatum and Robert Williams III each get an early slam for the Celtics.
Kyle Lowry’s pinpoint pass sets up Max Strus for an emphatic alley-oop
Kyle Lowry finds Max Strus for an alley-oop in the first quarter for the Heat.
Jimmy Butler gets Heat fans on their feet with 2-handed jam
Jimmy Butler takes it to the rack for a two-handed slam for the Heat.
James Harden throws down hammer slam
James Harden throws down the emphatic dunk in the second quarter.
Bam Adebayo blows by the Knicks’ defense for a clutch slam
Bam Adebayo keeps the Heat within striking distance with a one-handed dunk.
Christian Braun glides by KD for a dunk
Christian Braun speeds to the rim and by Kevin Durant for a big dunk.
The best dunks of the 2023 NBA playoffs