Summer League Phenom John Collins Once Scored 26 Points Entirely on Dunks During a High School Game

Collins recently went viral for his hellacious dunk over two defenders during an NBA Summer League game. As it turns out, dunking is kinda his thing.

Watch out, NBA players.

Because if you're not careful, John Collins will find you. And he will dunk on you.

Collins, a power forward out of Wake Forest who was selected by the Atlanta Hawks with the 19th overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, said as much during a recent interview with STACK.

"I'm definitely looking to poster anyone I can," Collins said. "It's an amazing feeling, man. It hypes up everybody, gets the team going and can definitely change the momentum of a game."

Collins has since become the talk of the NBA Summer League after throwing down this monstrous jam on top of two New Orleans Pelicans defenders:

That dunk got Collins' name trending nationally on Twitter, though it's far from his only Summer League highlight. He's been a dunking machine:

True story—Collins once scored 26 points entirely on dunks during a high school game.

"I forget which team we were playing, but I had 26 points—all dunks—and like 15 rebounds. There was a guy in the crowd chanting, 'He can't do anything else but dunk! Make him do something else but dunk!' My goal that whole game was to dunk everything. I was like, 'Man, I haven't done anything skill wise. I haven't shot the ball once. I think I can do this at the next level when I can make myself do one thing the whole game and they can't stop it.' That was definitely a turning point for me to be like, 'Man, I think I can do this,'" Collins said. And that's despite the fact he wasn't able to dunk until his sophomore year!

The 19-year-old is also working on becoming a bigger threat on the perimeter. After not making a single 3-pointer during his two seasons at Wake Forest, Collins knocked one down the other night. He's currently averaging an impressive 17.5 points and 10.3 rebounds per game on 64.4% shooting in the Summer League. Read our full interview with Collins here.

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