Tag Archives: slam dunk contest

  • Here’s the Dunk That Won John Wall the Slam Dunk Contest (Video)

    Here’s the Dunk That Won John Wall the Slam Dunk Contest (Video)

    In case you haven’t heard yet, this year’s NBA Slam Dunk contest was an absolute disaster, with the new format allowing each participant to really only throw down one dunk each before turning things over to the fans to pick a winner.  And in the end, that winner was John Wall, thanks to this ridiculous […]

  • This Is Why High Schools Shouldn’t Hold Slam Dunk Contests (Video)

    This Is Why High Schools Shouldn’t Hold Slam Dunk Contests (Video)

    Slam dunk contests are pretty cool, right? Guys doing spins, windmills, through-the-legs, double-pumps, tomahawks, and all that good stuff—I mean, what’s not to like? But here’s the thing: yes, slam dunk contests are awesome, but when they do it on TV they make it look a lot easier than it really is. Dunking itself is […]

  • Watch 5’5″ Porter Maberry Perform An Incredible Eastbay Dunk (Video)

    Watch 5’5″ Porter Maberry Perform An Incredible Eastbay Dunk (Video)

    Just because you’re short, that doesn’t mean you can’t be a good basketball player. We learned that a few weeks ago from a guy named Jamani Swanson. However, if you’re particularly short, that does usually preclude the possibility of performing highlight reel dunks. Of course, there are exceptions to this. Spud Webb, for example, was […]

  • Blake Griffin Bounce Pass Alley-oop from John Wall (GIF)

    Blake Griffin Bounce Pass Alley-oop from John Wall (GIF)

    The NBA’s Spite Slam Dunk Contest is set to take flight tonight in Los Angeles, and the energy building around this year’s event couldn’t be much more electric.  Not since Vince Carter was chosen to participate in 2000 has there been so much hype surrounding the event, and it is all because of one man… […]