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Josh Richardson with the vicious slam dunk over Giannis Antetokounmpo

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The high-flying rookie comes through with one of the highlights of the Heat's season so far.

The Miami Heat came out flat to open their home game against the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday after a lengthy road trip. Enter rookie guard Josh Richardson to pick up the spirits of both his team and the home crowd with this incredible dunk over Giannis Antetokounmpo in the first quarter.

Richardson has been playing well with the Heat's D-League affiliate Sioux Falls Skyforce but has struggled to get regular playing time behind Goran Dragic and Beno Udrih as he gets accustomed to the pace of the NBA game. Perhaps more highlight-worthy plays like this will convince coach Erik Spoelstra to give him more minutes.