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Cassius Stanley delivers Zion-esque poster slam in Duke men's basketball scrimmage

Cassius Stanley will likely give the Cameron Crazies a lot to cheer for this season.
Cassius Stanley will likely give the Cameron Crazies a lot to cheer for this season.

If you thought that Zion Williamson leaving for the NBA would mean a lack of jaw-dropping dunks in Cameron Indoor Stadium this year, then you might want to check out what Cassius Stanley can do.

In a video clip posted to Duke men's basketball's Instagram Story Tuesday, the freshman guard soared to an unthinkable height to slam one down over fellow rookie Matthew Hurt during an intra-squad scrimmage. Thankfully, Hurt didn't jump to contest the shot, but to be fair, I'm not even sure 7-foot-6 Tacko Fall could have blocked Stanley's dunk.


The team's official twitter posted another look at the jam, but it just doesn't do it justice as to how high the California native was off the ground.


Duke fans familiar with Stanley could have expected something like this to happen eventually, as last month the Sierra Canyon product broke Williamson's Duke record for maximum vertical leap in their annual combine testing.

Right now, plays like this in practice are all fun and games, but you can be sure that after Countdown to Craziness on Oct. 18, these guys will be eager to posterize a poor soul on another team.

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