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Adam Krohn

GAC’s Wilkins breaks rim with dunk

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It’s far from uncommon for a player to dunk during a high school basketball game. However, you don’t too often see a dunk so monstrous that it stops the game. That’s what happened Friday night when Greater Atlanta Christian’s Isaiah Wilkins parlayed an alley-oop pass into a rim-breaking dunk against Westminster.

The play started unassumingly, with Wilkins passing from the corner then cutting to the basket. That’s when he found Troy Morrison’s rim-level pass that came from beyond the 3-point line and caught it. You can watch the video link Wilkins posted to know what happened next:

Wilkins’ dunk occurred midway through the third quarter, with the Greater Atlanta Christian Spartans leading 32-21. GAC went on to beat Westminster 71-33, extending a couple of win streaks. The Spartans have now won 41 in a row overall dating back to last year’s state-title season and 77 in a row in region play. They are the state’s No. 1 ranked team at 23-0.

Wilkins, a 6’8″, 205-pound forward, is the stepson of NBA Hall of Famer and Atlanta Hawks legend Dominique Wilkins. According to Rivals.com, he’s a three-star recruit and has signed a letter of intent with Virginia.

Wilkins will be featured in the AJC’s upcoming annual Slam Dunk Contest, an online contest where fans vote on the winner based on dunk highlights.

Send Adam Krohn an email at AdamKrohnAJC@yahoo.com and follow him on Twitter.

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