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  1. Is Blake Griffin done with the dunk contest?

    Marc Stein

    NEW ORLEANS -- Blake Griffin is not necessarily walking away from the dunk contest forever. At least not formally. His stance on returning to the All-Star Weekend dunk stage was among the highlights from Griffin's conversation with host Marc Ke...

    Blog | February 13, 2014
  2. Video: Strong field for dunk contest

    Marc Stein


    Blog | February 06, 2014
  3. Paul George, John Wall, Damian Lillard, Harrison Barnes, Ben McLe...

    Marc Stein

    The six-man field for the dunk contest at All-Star Weekend in New Orleans will feature three big names from the actual All-Star Game, the league confirmed Thursday night.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2014
  4. Dunk contest looking better now

    Marc Stein

    Adam Silver's first press conference as NBA commissioner, looming on All-Star Saturday, might actually be upstaged that night by what actually used to be known as the centerpiece of the NBA's annual February extravaganza. You remember the dunk con...

    Blog | February 06, 2014
  5. 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 that Knicks rookie Iman...

    Blog | February 16, 2012
  6. NBA denies Howard's request to raise rim to 12 feet during dunk c...

    Marc Stein

    For the second succesive year, Dwight Howard's proposal to have the rim raised to 12 feet during the annual dunk contest at All-Star Weekend in New Orleans has been rejected by the NBA.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2008
  7. The 10 best superstar soundbites from Vegas

    Marc Stein

    On Friday, Marc Stein and ESPN Radio got some face time with the NBA's greatest players, and we have the highlights.

    Story | Conversation | February 17, 2007
  8. Blame league, not LeBron

    Marc Stein

    Sure, the NBA was disappointed that LeBron wasn't in the dunk contest. So it should pay to play.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2005