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Friday, August 28, 2015

Articles tagged: slam dunk contest

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

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

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