2024 NBA playoffs: The best posterizing dunk from every series

Indiana Pacers center Myles Turner dunked over New York Knicks center Isaiah Hartenstein in Game 6 of the 2024 Eastern Conference semifinals. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

After running a well-executed offensive set, a cutter receives the ball as he jets down the middle of the lane, where he meets a defender at the rim. "Oohs" and "aahs" ensue, or silence fills the arena.

The sound of the rim-rattling or the whistle from a referee signaling an and-1 only make the play worse for the posterized defender. Teammates jumping up and holding each other back on the bench boost the dunker's ego further.

A poster jam can drastically change the game.

There has been no shortage of posters throughout the 2024 NBA playoffs, the most recent from Indiana Pacers center Myles Turner in Game 6 against the New York Knicks.

Here's a look at the best poster dunks of each series during this year's postseason.

Conference semifinals

Indiana Pacers vs. New York Knicks, Game 6: Myles Turner

Myles Turner takes flight for an emphatic and-1 jam

Myles Turner throws one down on Isaiah Hartenstein for a Pacers and-1.

Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Dallas Mavericks, Game 2: Jalen Williams

J-Dub throws down a thunderous putback jam

Jalen Williams gets the Thunder fans barking with an emphatic putback slam.

Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Denver Nuggets, Game 1: Michael Porter Jr.

MPJ thows down emphatic one-handed dunk

Michael Porter Jr. catches an alley-oop lob from Reggie Jackson and slams it home with authority.

Boston Celtics vs. Cleveland Cavaliers, Game 2: Caris LeVert

First round

New Orleans Pelicans vs. Los Angeles Lakers, play-in: LeBron James

LeBron's one-handed dunk caps off wild sequence

Zion Williamson denies LeBron James with a nasty block, but after Zion misses his shot on the opposite end, LeBron throws down a massive slam on the fast-break chance.

Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Phoenix Suns, Game 4: Anthony Edwards

Anthony Edwards jumps out of the gym for a nasty poster dunk

Anthony Edwards soars through the lane for a vicious poster dunk late in the fourth.

LA Clippers vs. Dallas Mavericks, Game 6: Daniel Gafford

Daniel Gafford dunks all over Ivica Zubac with nasty poster

Daniel Gafford works his way into the paint and throws down a rim-rattling and-1 slam over Ivica Zubac.

Oklahoma City Thunder vs. New Orleans Pelicans, Game 3: Trey Murphy III

Trey Murphy III slams down alley-oop dunk

CJ McCollum lobs it up to Trey Murphy III for a sweet alley-oop dunk.

Boston Celtics vs. Miami Heat, Game 4: Derrick White

Derrick White throws down dunk down low

Derrick White throws it down over three Heat players under the basket.

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Orlando Magic, Game 4: Moritz Wagner

Mo Wagner's dunk has Magic fans hyped

Mo Wagner goes around Jarrett Allen and flushes home a dunk early in the fourth quarter.

Milwakee Bucks vs. Indiana Pacers, Game 1: Brook Lopez

New York Knicks vs. Philadelphia 76ers, Game 6: OG Anunoby