Two steps later, he was airborne. The only obstacle in Carter’s path was 7-foot-2 French center Frédéric Weis. So Carter jumped over him and threw down a vicious slam that has lived on forever.
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“Le dunk de la mort”
After getting the ball off a steal, the 6’6″ (1.98 m) Carter drove to the basket and spread his legs as he jumped over the 7’2″ (2.18 m) Weis before dunking the ball ferociously. The French media dubbed the slam “le dunk de la mort”: “the dunk of death”.