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In a remarkable blast from the past, previously unseen footage of a dunk contest featuring two NBA legends, Kobe Bryant and Tracy McGrady, has surfaced.

The video dates back to 1997, when Bryant had just completed his rookie year with the Los Angeles Lakers, and McGrady was on the cusp of embarking on his rookie season with the Toronto Raptors.

The dunk showdown unfolded at Magic Johnson’s Midsummer Nights event in 1997, providing fans with a rare glimpse into the early careers of these iconic players.

Both Bryant and McGrady, known for their gravity-defying dunks and athleticism, put on a mesmerizing display, showcasing the talent and potential that would later define their illustrious careers.