theGrio’s 15 best dunkers in NBA history

SLIDESHOW - As the 2010 NBA All-Star weekend commences, here's a look at the best to ever perfect the art form of dunking...

Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.

NBA All-Star Weekend is upon us again, and memories light the corners of my mind.

Memories not only of slam dunk contests and spectacularly riveting plays gone by, but simply thoughts of the best to ever perfect the art of basketball.

Feel free to paint your own portrait, but here at theGrio we’ve selected our squad of history’s best dunkers.

Now, the ball’s in your court.

Glenn Minnis contributed text to this slideshow.