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VIDEO: Derrick Jones’ insane dunk session

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Derrick Jones will be one of the best dunkers in college basketball this season.

The two different slam dunk contests he won and the three different mixtapes — BallisLifeHoopMixtape and CourtsideFilms — that dropped this summer provided enough proof of what the UNLV freshman can do once he gets in the air.

In August, a video was posted to YouTube of Jones throwing down two ridiculous highlights: a windmill slam and between-the-legs dunk. But apparently, there was much more to that video.

Here are the dunks from an insane session, courtesy of HoopMixtape:

The 6-foot-6 Jones is part of a freshman class that includes five-star center Stephen Zimmerman and point guard Jalen Poyser, who showed off his hops the other day.

Derrick Jones with two must-see dunks from near the free throw line

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Derrick Jones won’t make his college debut until November. But in the lead up to his freshman season, the UNLV forward has made it clear: he’ll be one of the best dunkers in the nation this season.

The latest video evidence occurred earlier this week, when Jones took off from just in front of the foul line for two gravity-defying dunks. The windmill slam and between-the-legs dunk join a growing list of videos from this spring and summer.

In May, Jones won the dunk contest at the BallisLife All-America Game. Later that month, he won another dunk contest by jumping over four people. There’s also been multiple mixtapes — from BallisLifeHoopMixtape and CourtsideFilms — that dropped in June, highlighting his senior year.

The 6-foot-6 Jones was rated as the No. 49 overall recruit in the Class of 2015 by Rivals.

Video proof of why it’s not smart to jump with UNLV’s Derrick Jones (VIDEO)

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I don’t know where this video came from or why Derrick Jones is playing in this game, but he is, and he’s absolutely destroying a defender in it: