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Slam Dunk Contest


So Why Isn’t LeBron Competing In The Slam Dunk Contest Again?

lebron heat dunk reactionLeBron went to town on a practice rim yesterday. How about he does it in front of a crowd?


Magic Johnson Offers LeBron $1 Million To Do Dunk Contest

Just when you thought LeBron James couldn’t find himself in another lose-lose situation, Magic Johnson has made him an offer he can’t refuse.


A Quick Fix To NBA All Star Saturday: Restrict It To All Stars

Another NBA All Star Saturday, another round of complaints about how boring NBA All Star Saturday is. The NBA has never been more popular worldwide than it is today. So why is it that its midseason popularity contest is so maligned on an annual basis? And what can we do to fix it? The answer is simple: restrict any/all All Star festivities to actual All Stars.


What Happened Last Night: NBA All Star Saturday Roundup

Last night was All Star Saturday Night in the NBA, which means that if you were out you missed the Skills Challenge, the Three Point Contest, and the Dunk Contest. Who ran the fastest, shot the best, and the dunked the hardest, you ask? Let’s find out.


LeBron James On Ever Participating In Dunk Contest: “It Ain’t Looking Good”

Since LeBron James first entered the NBA ten years ago, fans have been waiting for him to enter the Slam Dunk Contest. Ten years on and they’re still waiting. Well, it may be time to stop waiting, because according to LeBron, it’s probably never going to happen.


One Way To Improve The NBA Slam Dunk Contest: Let Sonny Weems Dunk

If only there were a way to go back in time and allow former NBA player Sonny Weems to compete in the 2012 Slam Dunk Contest. Then, we wouldn’t be sitting here scratching our heads wondering where things went wrong. Instead, we’re left to talk about “what’s his name” winning the competition by doing “whatchamacallit.”


Jeremy Evans’ Dunk-Contest-Winning Dunks, In Slow Motion

It would be fair to say that not many people expected much out of Utah Jazz forward Jeremy Evans in the dunk contest last night. Remember, he was a last-minute replacement for Iman Shumpert, meaning he’s not even one of the top four dunkers in the league (because the guys in the dunk contest are the league’s best dunkers, right?). But he actually threw down some pretty nice dunks, netting him the 2012 title. Check them out in slow-motion in the video here.


Chase Budinger’s “White Men Can Jump” Dunk Included Diddy

Chase Budinger paid homage to White Men Can’t Jump in tonight’s Slam Dunk Contest. As you’ll see in the following video, he included Diddy, and probably won the “pop culture reference” portion of the night. The dunk was pretty good, too.


How Can You Not Let Jeremy Evans In The Slam Dunk Contest?

Blake Griffin who? OK, maybe we shouldn’t go that far, but if you aren’t familiar with Utah Jazz second-year player Jeremy Evans, now might be the time to get to know the high-flier. Sure he’s not quite on Griffin’s level, but he definitely has the legs to make some noise in the Slam Dunk Contest. That is, if he’s allowed in.

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Old Guy On CNN Tells Blake Griffin How High He Can Jump

You watched Blake Griffin dunk over a car…and then about the guy who said that was his idea. CNN’s Jeanne Moos provided the scoop – and then host Wolf Blitzer had some fatherly advice for Griffin.

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