Translation of slam dunk in Spanish:

slam dunk

clavada, n.


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    (in basketball)
    (canasta marcada metiendo el balón con fuerza desde arriba) clavada feminine
    • You can have mad skill, killer hops and handle, or the monster slam dunk.
    • Yesterday the NBA announced the four contestants in the annual slam dunk contest.
    • Erving was introduced as ‘the man who's turned the slam dunk into an art and thrilled ABA fans with moves beyond recognition.’
    • Once upon a time, players entered the slam dunk contest because it gave them a shot at endorsements and a nice extra paycheck.
    • ‘Since this morning after breakfast,’ said Pyron, he then did a slam dunk.