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Creative Conley beats Lavine to nail NBA HORSE Challenge title

Apr 17, 2020 - 2:09 PM

Mike Conley takes advantage of his ambidexterity to dominate the significantly athletic Zach Lavine

FOR A CAUSE. Mike Conley wins $200,000, which will be donated in support of coronavirus relief efforts. Photo from Instagram/utahjazz


Lavine, Billups through to semis of NBA HORSE Challenge

Apr 13, 2020 - 3:15 PM

Bulls guard Zach Lavine sweeps Paul Pierce, while retired NBA player Chauncey Billups scores an upset over Hawks guard Trae Young

ADVANCING. Zach Lavine banks on his range and creativity to punch his semifinals ticket. Photo from Instagram/@chicagobulls


No bull! D-Rose, LaVine didn't get nod but show must go on

Feb 12, 2020 - 10:31 PM

This season’s All-Star showdown heads to Chicago minus resident Bulls star Zach LaVine and hometown hero Derrick Rose

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA - OCTOBER 23: Derrick Rose #25 of the Detroit Pistons dribbles the ball against the Indiana Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on October 23, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Andy Lyons/Getty Images/AFP

LaVine seizes command to lift Bulls past Magic

Feb 13, 2018 - 3:22 PM

Jazz continues to roll on

GO-AHEAD DUNK. Zach LaVine's go-ahead dunk allows the Bulls to break away from the 101-101 tie. Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images/AFP

Jimmy Butler traded to Timberwolves in draft day deal

Jun 23, 2017 - 12:14 PM

The Chicago Bulls send Butler north in exchange for Zach LaVine Kris Dunn and the rights to Lauri Markkanen and Justin Patton

JOINING MINNESOTA. Jimmy Butler will be wearing a new uniform next season. File photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images/AFP

Timberwolves star LaVine out for season with torn knee ligament

Feb 05, 2017 - 12:53 PM

The team says an MRI exam reveals a torn anterior cruciate ligament that will require surgery at a date still to be determined

OUT FOR THE SEASON. Zach LaVine suffers an ACL injury and will miss the remainder of the NBA season. Elsa/Getty Images/AFP

No Slam Dunk 3-peat for Zach LaVine

Jan 27, 2017 - 12:53 PM

The acrobatic Minnesota Timberwolves dunker won t compete for a third straight Slam Dunk crown at this year s All Star weekend

I BELIEVE I CAN FLY. Zach LaVine says he won't compete in this year's NBA All-Star Dunk Contest but didn't rule out a return in the future. Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Comparing the 2016 and 1988 NBA Dunk Contests

Feb 16, 2016 - 1:42 AM

The duel between Zach LaVine and Aaron Gordon harkens back to the night Michael Jordan and Dominique Wilkins threw down for the title of league s best dunker

DUNK CHAMP. Minnesota Timberwolves' Zach LaVine went above and beyond to defend his Dunk Contest title. File photo by WARREN TODA/EPA

WATCH: LaVine wins thrilling All-Star Slam Dunk contest

Feb 14, 2016 - 3:13 PM

Zach LaVine earns his fifth maximum score of 50 on the night with a through the legs dunk from just within the free throw line to seal the win

DUNK CHAMP. Minnesota Timberwolves player Zach LaVine goes in for a dunk during the Slam Dunk Contest. This is the first time the NBA All-Star game has been held outside the United States. Photo by WARREN TODA/EPA

Zach LaVine shines as US beats World in NBA Rising Stars Challenge

Feb 13, 2016 - 3:18 PM

Zach LaVine scores 30 points as the US team beats the World to kick off the 2016 NBA All Star weekend

MVP. Minnesota forward Zach LaVine starts off an important weekend for himself with an MVP trophy in the NBA Rising Stars Challenge. Photo by Warren Toda/EPA

Golden State’s Splash Brothers headline NBA 3-Point Shootout

Feb 05, 2016 - 1:07 PM

The NBA also announces the rest of the participants for All Star Saturday Night

WATCH: Between-the-leg slams earn LaVine NBA Dunk Contest title

Feb 15, 2015 - 4:27 PM

The 19 year old LaVine became the second youngest winner of the competition after an 18 year old Kobe Bryant won it in 1997

AIR ZACH. Zach LaVine soars through the air for a between-the-legs dunk. Photo by ELSA/Getty Images/AFP

Plumlee, Oladipo among participants in NBA Dunk Contest

Jan 28, 2015 - 3:05 PM

Victor Oladipo Giannis Antetokounmpo Mason Plumlee Zach LaVine and others will try to steal the show at this year s NBA Slam Dunk Contest

ABOVE THE RIM. Victor Oladipo (L) and Mason Plumlee are among the young NBA stars who will vie for the coveted NBA Dunk Contest crown. Photos from Wikipedia