What a shot! 38 amazing sports photos

Updated 2100 GMT (0500 HKT) February 16, 2016
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Zach LaVine goes behind the back on his way to winning the NBA Slam Dunk Contest on Saturday, February 13. LaVine and Aaron Gordon traded perfect 50s throughout the final round, but in the end it was LaVine winning for the second straight year. See all the dunk contest champions since 1984 Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty Images
Arsenal striker Oliver Giroud holds onto a Leicester City defender as he volleys the ball Sunday, February 14, in London. Arsenal won the Premier League match 2-1, but Leicester City still leads the league by two points. Catherine Ivill/AMA/Getty Images
Kobe Bryant speaks to the crowd in Toronto before playing in his final NBA All-Star Game on Sunday, February 14. Bryant is retiring at the end of the season. Elsa/Getty Images
Tom Bellamy and his horse, Devil to Pay, fall during a steeplechase race in Sunbury, England, on Friday, February 12. Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images
Arizona goalie Louis Domingue makes a diving save on Vancouver's Henrik Sedin during an NHL hockey game in Glendale, Arizona, on Wednesday, February 10. Ross D. Franklin/AP
Orlando's Aaron Gordon leaps over the team's mascot, Stuff the Magic Dragon, during the NBA Slam Dunk Contest on Saturday, February 13. Gordon scored a perfect 50 on the dunk, one of three 50s he had in the final round. But Zach LaVine had four. Elsa/Getty Images
Sung Kang plays a shot from the fairway during the third round of the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, which took place Saturday, February 13, in Pebble Beach, California. The PGA Tour pro shot a course-record 60 in the second round. Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images
Tasmania's Ebony Webb trips into the water Saturday, February 13, during a steeplechase race at the Briggs Athletic Classic in Hobert, Australia. Quinn Rooney/Getty Images
Russell Westbrook throws down a dunk during the NBA All-Star Game on Sunday, February 14. The Oklahoma City guard had 31 points, eight rebounds, five assists and five steals as he won MVP for the second straight year. Bob Donnan/USA TODAY Sports
Frosinone striker Samuele Longo reacts during a Italian league match at Empoli on Saturday, February 13. Gabriele Maltinti/Getty Images
Arizona's Kadeem Allen dives over UCLA's Isaac Hamilton during a Pac-12 game in Tucson, Arizona, on Friday, February 12. Chris Coduto/Getty Images
Rafael Nadal appears dejected during his Argentina Open loss to Dominic Thiem on Saturday, February 13. Thiem advanced to the tournament final, where he defeated Nicolas Almagro. Ivan Fernandez/AP
Chicago captain Jonathan Toews, right, is hit by Dallas' Johnny Oduya, center, and Jordie Benn during an NHL game in Chicago on Thursday, February 11. Oduya played the last four seasons with Toews in Chicago, winning two Stanley Cups. Bill Smith/NHLI/Getty Images
A skier practices on a ramp set up in Boston's Fenway Park on Wednesday, February 10. Snowboarders and skiers competed in "big air" events there on February 11-12. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images
U.S. forward Christen Press, center, loses control of the ball as she's defended by Mexico's Ganelly Farias, right, during an Olympic qualifier in Frisco, Texas, on Saturday, February 13. The United States won 1-0. Tony Gutierrez/AP
Houston's Dwight Howard fouls Golden State's Stephen Curry during an NBA game in Oakland, California, on Tuesday, February 9. The Warriors won 123-110 for their 42nd straight home victory. At the All-Star break, they had a record of 48-4 and were on pace to break the NBA record for wins in a regular season (72). Ezra Shaw/Getty Images
French skier Camille Cerutti competes in the Super-G during the Winter Youth Olympics on Saturday, February 13. The games are taking place in Norway through February 21. Arnt Folvik/IOC/Getty Images
Toronto forward P.A. Parenteau and Vancouver goalie Ryan Miller eye a rebound during an NHL game in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Saturday, February 13. The home team was wearing a throwback uniform from the late '80s and early '90s. Jeff Vinnick/NHLI/Getty Images
A Liverpool fan kisses Divock Origi after Origi scored a goal in the English club's 6-0 thrashing of Aston Villa on Sunday, February 14. Stu Forster/Getty Images
Ken Collins, left, and Chris Bertish surf a giant wave during the Mavericks surfing contest in Half Moon Bay, California, on Friday, February 12. Ben Margot/AP
Miami guard Angel Rodriguez fouls Florida State center Boris Bojanovsky during an ACC game in Tallahassee, Florida, on Sunday, February 14. Melina Vastola/USA TODAY Sports
Great Britain's Richard Shoebridge, left, competes with Italy's Andrea Cassinelli and Japan's Dan Iwasa at a World Cup speed-skating event in Dordrecht, Netherlands, on Saturday, February 13. Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images
Italian rugby player Martin Castrogiovanni, left, hugs England's George Ford after a Six Nations match in Rome on Sunday, February 14. England won the match 40-9. Shaun Botterill/Getty Images
After winning their 30th straight state title -- a new national record in any sport -- swimmers from Indiana's Carmel High School jump into the water with their coaches on Saturday, February 13. Robert Scheer/The Indianapolis Star/AP
Boston guard Isaiah Thomas knocks away a pass from Paul Pierce during an NBA game in Boston on Wednesday, February 10. Charles Krupa/AP
Nashville's Mike Fisher, left, competes for the puck with Florida's Derek MacKenzie during an NHL game in Sunrise, Florida, on Saturday, February 13. Eliot J. Schechter/NHLI/Getty Images
Tottenham goalkeeper Hugh Lloris makes a save during a Premier League match at Manchester City on Sunday, February 14. PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images
France's Virimi Vakatawa, left, competes with Ireland's Andrew Trimble during a Six Nations match in St. Denis, France, on Saturday, February 13. Andrew Boyers/REUTERS/Newscom
Madison Cable lies on the court after she fell during an ACC game against Miami on Sunday, February 14. Notre Dame is 24-1 this season, with its only loss coming to No. 1 Connecticut. Robert Franklin/AP
Kansas' Landen Lucas, in the white jersey, competes for a loose ball with West Virginia's Jevon Carter on Tuesday, February 9. Ed Zurga/Getty Images
Australian cricketer Mitchell Marsh appeals for a call during a Test match in New Zealand on Sunday, February 14. MARTY MELVILLE/AFP/Getty Images
Northwestern basketball players celebrate after they defeated in-state rivals Illinois on Saturday, February 13 Nam Y. Huh/AP
Canada's Kadeisha Buchanan, left, competes with Guyana players Alison Heydorn, center, and Otesha Charles during an Olympic qualifier in Houston on Thursday, February 11. Canada won 5-0. Scott Halleran/Getty Images
Philadelphia's Wayne Simmonds fights Dylan McIlrath of the New York Rangers during an NHL game in New York on Sunday, February 14. Jared Silber/NHLI/Getty Images
Spanish futsal player Pola celebrates after scoring Spain's fourth goal in the Euro 2016 final against Russia on Saturday, February 13. Spain won 7-3. There have been 10 European Futsal Championships in history; Spain has won seven of them. Harold Cunningham/UEFA/Getty Images
Utah's Brandon Taylor and Washington's Dejounte Murray miss a loose ball during a Pac-12 game in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, February 10. Gene Sweeney Jr./Getty Images
A seagull walks across the sixth green while players putt at the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am on Thursday, February 11. MICHAEL FIALA/REUTERS/Newscom
Kei Nishikori reaches for a backhand shot Saturday, February 13, during a semifinal match at the Memphis Open in Memphis, Tennessee. Nishikori went on to win the tournament for the fourth straight year. See 29 amazing sports photos from last week TANNEN MAURY/EPA