The latest sensation in the Slam Dunk Contest and the youngest champion of the same, Zach LaVine is a professional basketball player from America. Achieving such a prominent accomplishment is not an easy nut to crack and the same holds true for Zach as well. Born in Renton, Washington, he plays as a professional player for the NBA’s Minnesota Timberwolves, which selected him on the 13th pick in 2104 NBA Draft’s first round. He travelled a long journey through hard work and passion for the game from an early age and has achieved a great honor for his play since his high school days.
LaVine’s mother was a player of softball, while his father had played football as a professional for NFL (National Football League) and USFL (United States Football League). Due to this background, Zach has been good at athletics from the beginning, but that was not enough to become a professional football player. Initially, he was focused towards his athletic skills and wanted to be a baseball player, for which, he tried to practice swings and other moves to master on-field performance.