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Saturday, November 22, 2014

Articles tagged: slam dunk contest

Mark Cuban has some suggestions for improving NBA Slam Dunk Contest

The NBA Slam Dunk Contest is not exactly getting better as the years go on. Despite the efforts of some of their fellow players, superstars rarely ever feel inclined to participate in the event anymore. Since convincing high-profile players to partake clearly isn’t working, Mark Cuban has some other ideas. “Star power helps,” Cuban told…Read More

Best dunks from the 2013 Slam Dunk Contest (Video)

Terrence Ross of the Toronto Raptors won the Sprite Slam Dunk Contest on Saturday during NBA All-Star Weekend in Houston. Ross beat defending champion Jeremy Evans of the Utah Jazz in the finals of the contest, allegedly receiving 58 percent of the fan vote. Though the contest was full of missed dunks — several contestants…Read More

Jeremy Evans dunked over a painting of himself dunking (Video)

Jeremy Evans got creative with his first dunk of the championship round of the Slam Dunk Contest Saturday in Houston. The reigning Dunk Contest champion went completely meta; he dunked over a picture of himself doing the dunk he had just done. As if that sort of creativity wasn’t already enough — he had put…Read More

James White brings in flight crew for dunk (Video)

James White brought out some of the best props we have seen for a dunk contest. The New York Knicks swingman, nicknamed “Flight” because of his incredible leaping abilities, brought out an entire flight crew as props for his first dunk attempt Saturday in Houston. White lined the attendants up in two rows and ran…Read More

Paul George: Dunk Contest was a ‘joke’

For the sake of this post, we’re going to ask you to recall Saturday’s disappointing Slam Dunk Contest, as much as we know it might pain you. In case you already expunged the event from your memory, the format of this year’s contest received a makeover with the elimination of judges for the first time…Read More

Video: Every dunk from the 2012 NBA Slam Dunk Contest

Those of you who took in the 2012 NBA Dunk Contest on Saturday were treated to a couple of decent dunks despite the lack of big names. Jeremy Evans, who entered the competition as a injury replacement, won after stealing the show by dunking two balls at once and leaping over teammate Gordon Hayward. He…Read More

Kevin Durant wants LeBron James, other stars in the Dunk Contest

The Slam Dunk Contest won by Jazz forward Jeremy Evans Saturday lacked any buzz. No disrespect to participants Chase Budinger, Paul George, and Derrick Williams, but they don’t get people excited about the competition. Fans, execs, and even the players recognize that — just look at what Kevin Durant tweeted Saturday night. “It’s time for…Read More

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