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The Overnight Sensation Who 'Saved the Dunk Contest'

It took about two hours for Mac McClung to go from an unknown hoopster to the center of the basketball world. That’s what a tremendous vertical, creative flair and an unforgettable performance in the NBA Slam Dunk Contest has done for the recent G League callup. Here’s more on McClung's sudden rise to stardom. Plus, Damian Lillard — decked out in his Weber State jersey — picked a good night for his final 3-Point Contest.

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    Mac McClung, who has played 2 NBA games, goes from viral dunk fame to Slam Dunk champion

    Mac McClung, who has played 2 NBA games, goes from viral dunk fame to Slam Dunk champion

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