On This Date 2/6/1988

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NBA All-Star Weekend at Chicago Stadium sees the Slam Dunk Contest on Saturday Night take center stage, as Dominique Wilkins of the Atlanta Hawks, the 1985 Slum Dunk Champion, takes on hometown hero Michael Jordan of the Chicago Bulls, looking to win a second straight. Needing a 48 to at least get a tie, Jordan performs the most iconic dunk of his career, jumping from the foul line to score a perfect 50.