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The Dunk of Death

Vince Carter's thrown down a lot of ridiculous dunks over the years, but this one takes the cake.

During the 2000 Olympic Games, Carter jumped clear over 7-foot-2 France center Frederic Weis to convert a slam dunk.

The French media dubbed it "le dunk de la mort," meaning "the dunk of death."

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Vince Carter's thrown down a lot of ridiculous dunks over the years, but this one takes the cake.

During the 2000 Olympic Games, Carter jumped clear over 7-foot-2 France center Frederic Weis to convert a slam dunk.

The French media dubbed it "le dunk de la mort," meaning "the dunk of death."

Weis was actually drafted 15th overall in 1999 by the New York Knicks, yet never appeared in an NBA game.

Can you imagine if Twitter was around for this moment?

That's an awestruck Kevin Garnett standing slack-jawed in the background.

Photo Credit: Darren McNamara/Allsport/Getty Images

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