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  1. 2014 NBA playoffs: DeAndre Jordan rewards Clippers' faith

    Ramona Shelburne

    With the help of a little faith, DeAndre Jordan has finally begun to put all that talent to good use.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2014
  2. 2014 All-Star Game -- Blake Griffin says he'll only play in All-S...

    Arash Markazi

    Blake Griffin said Saturday he understood why Damian Lillard wanted to become the first player to participate in the Rising Stars Challenge, Skills Challenge, 3-point contest, slam dunk contest and the All-Star Game, but said he'll just stick to the game.

    Story | Conversation | February 08, 2014
  3. George to save dunks for real games

    Tom Carpenter

    When Paul George threw down a ridiculous reverse-rotation 360 windmill slam during Saturday's game against the Los Angeles Clippers, it looked like he was prepared to win the 2014 All-Star dunk contest. The trouble with that notion is that he doesn't...

    Blog | January 19, 2014
  4. Magic Johnson offers LeBron James $1 million to do dunk contest

    LeBron James has never taken part in the NBA's dunk contest. Now he might have a million reasons to try it.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2013
  5. Eric Bledsoe will be in slam dunk contest

    Arash Markazi

    MIAMI -- Los Angeles Clippers point guard Eric Bledsoe will be in the 2013 NBA Slam Dunk Contest, which will feature six dunkers competing in a two-round competition as part of NBA All-Star Saturday Night, the league announced Thursday. The new fo...

    Blog | February 07, 2013
  6. Dwyane Wade, Chris Paul to serve as All-Star Saturday captains

    Dwyane Wade will captain the Eastern Conference and Chris Paul will lead the West when All-Star Saturday becomes a team event for the first time.

    Story | Conversation | January 31, 2013
  7. Shumpert selected for slam dunk contest

    Jared Zwerling

    Earlier in the season, Iman Shumpert, who wears the adidas MisterFly sneakers during games, left the Garden one night sporting kicks with literally wings on the back. Everyone in the locker room looked down. Even Carmelo Anthony gushed about them....

    Blog | February 16, 2012
  8. Sources: Lin to get All Star role

    Marc Stein

    He won't be dunking, exactly, but New York Knicks sensation Jeremy Lin has been invited to take part in the Sprite Slam Dunk Contest at All-Star Weekend in Orlando. Sources with knowledge of the league's plans told ESPN.com that Knicks rookie Iman...

    Blog | February 16, 2012
  9. NBA adds New York Knicks' Jeremy Lin, Miami Heat's Norris Cole to...

    Jeremy Lin will play in the Rising Stars Challenge after all.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2012
  10. Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin says he won't enter NBA slam ...

    Arash Markazi

    Blake Griffin doesn't plan on defending his NBA slam dunk contest title during All-Star weekend.

    Story | Conversation | February 02, 2012
  11. Clippers' Blake Griffin has star power, but what about acting?

    Kelley Carter

    Blake Griffin may be working on more than his dunks this summer. Something else has been tugging at him these days that he just may make good on -- acting. The 22-year-old power forward is still collecting high-fives for winning the esteemed NBA Sl...

    Blog | Conversation | May 24, 2011
  12. DeMar DeRozan of Toronto Raptors slams 'prop dunk contest'

    Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan vows he's finished competing in the NBA's slam dunk contest unless the myriad of props that dominated Saturday's event are eliminated.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2011
  13. Griffin posterizes a car for dunk title

    ESPN Stats & Info

    SPRITE SLAM DUNK CONTEST Blake Griffin was a heavy favorite to win the dunk contest and he didn't disappoint, capping his night with a dunk over a 2011 Kia Optima after receiving a pass through the car's moon roof from Los Angeles Clippers teammate ...

    Blog | February 20, 2011
  14. 2011 NBA All-Star Game: Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin simpl...

    Ramona Shelburne

    Blake Griffin makes promises then delivers stirring effort in dunk contest.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2011
  15. Blake Griffin leaps car, wins slam dunk contest over JaVale McGee...

    Golden State's Stephen Curry beat Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook in the final round to win the Skills Challenge early on All-Star Saturday at Staples Center.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2011
  16. Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin unconcerned by his heavy work...

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Clippers rookie Blake Griffin is unconcerned by his heavy workload during an All-Star Weekend that will see him participate in the rookie-sophomore game and the slam dunk contest as well as Sunday's main event.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2011