Tag Archives: slam dunk contest

  • Victor Oladipo Sings ‘New York, New York’ At Dunk Contest (Video)

    Victor Oladipo Sings ‘New York, New York’ At Dunk Contest (Video)

    Victor Oladipo dunks.  Victor Oladipo sings.  Pretty much, Victor Oladipo does it all. The Orlando Magic guard wanted to make that point loud and clear during last night’s Sprite Slam Dunk Contest at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, as he came out and sang to the tune of Frank Sinatra’s “New York, New York.”  And […]

  • Zach LaVine’s Entire Dunk Contest Championship Performance (Video)

    Zach LaVine’s Entire Dunk Contest Championship Performance (Video)

    Zach LaVine entered Saturday night’s Sprite Slam Dunk Contest as the favorite, and the T-Wolves’ 19-year-old guard did not disappoint with his high-flying championship performance. He set the tone in the first round with an incredible through-the-legs, one-handed reverse slam, which earned him a perfect score of 50.  He followed that up with an around-the-back […]

  • 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… […]