Aaron Gordon did not have a spectacular performance in the 2017 NBA Slam Dunk Contest, but he did bust out something we hadn’t seen before.
Gordon used a drone in his dunk, because this is 2017.
February 19, 2017
The @OrlandoMagic's @Double0AG just used a drone to help during the #NBAAllStar Slam Dunk Contest #AaronGordon pic.twitter.com/eHjv5NnVQp— Engadget (@engadget) February 19, 2017
The drone even had Star Wars music accompanying its grand entrance.
Did you see that? Air Gordon takes flight and goes through the legs with the assist from a Drone powered by @Intel. #VerizonDunk pic.twitter.com/jQpFs0Bh9h— NBA (@NBA) February 19, 2017
Gordon didn’t make it out of the first round with this effort, but we’ll always have drones...and last year.