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Thursday, October 30, 2014

Articles tagged: slam dunk contest

Video: Every Dunk from the 2011 NBA Slam Dunk Contest

If you weren’t watching the 2011 NBA Slam Dunk Contest on Saturday night, I can’t say I blame you. Personally, the competition has become too much about gimmicks and less about actual skill to keep my interest. There were, however, a few sights worth seeing. Blake Griffin’s dunk over the car (even if it was…Read More

Derrick Rose Should Be in the Dunk Contest, Not Brandon Jennings

Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose is listed at 6-foot-3 — not exactly short, but below average by NBA standards. What he lacks in height he more than makes up for with his vertical leap, which is reportedly in the neighborhood of 40 inches. On Monday night against the Pistons, Rose once again showed us…Read More

What Makes Brandon Jennings Qualified for the Slam Dunk Contest?

Maybe you’re a big fan of the Slam Dunk Contest.  Maybe you’re more like me and just can’t get excited about it.  Last year’s contest lacked creativity and was pretty boring as a result.  With Blake Griffin agreeing to participate in the 2011 Dunk Contest, expectations are high.  Everyone is hoping Blake will use his…Read More

Problems with the Slam Dunk Contest

The consensus opinion following the slam dunk competition on Saturday night is that the contest was quite boring and lackluster. Nate Robinson won his third straight competition and provided some of the only excitement when he brought out the Cowboys cheerleaders for his winning dunk. After watching the likes of Robinson, DeMar DeRozan, Gerald Wallace,…Read More

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