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  1. Vince Carter honored by Terrence Ross' tribute

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS - Vince Carter's curiosity was piqued when he noticed that Terrence Ross' jersey didn't match his shorts when the Raptors rookie walked onto the floor for the finals of the slam dunk contest. Then Carter saw the familiar No. 15 and recogniz...

    Blog | February 19, 2013
  2. Dahntay Jones assists during dunk contest

    Tim MacMahon

    A member of the Mavericks ended up participating in All-Star Weekend after all. For some reason, Dahntay Jones was recruited out of the crowd to throw a sitting lob pass to Utah's Jeremy Evans in the finals of the dunk contest. Evans jumped over J...

    Blog | February 17, 2013
  3. Ex-champ Vince Carter still dunk contest fan

    Tim MacMahon

    It's been a dozen years since Vince Carter won the NBA's slam dunk contest. He can still morph into Half Man, Half Amazing at moments -- just ask New Orleans big man Emeka Okafor, Carter's recent YouTube victim -- but the 35-year-old can't envision h...

    Blog | February 25, 2012
  4. Content of Character: Spud Webb

    Tim MacMahon

    When Dallas native Spud Webb entered the NBA Slam Dunk Contest at Reunion Arena during All-Star Weekend in 1986, no one thought the diminutive 5-foot-7 guard from the Atlanta Hawks had a chance. He's now one of the most famous contest winners in NBA ...

    Blog | January 19, 2012
  5. No style points for Dirk's dunk

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Dirk Nowitzki joked during All-Star Weekend about wanting a spot in the dunk contest. His effort on a breakaway against the Pacers won't earn him an invitation. There was a slight hint of a double-pump by the 7-footer before he stuffed i...

    Blog | February 22, 2010
  6. Dwight Howard needs no dunk contest

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Dwight Howard doesn't need to dress out on Saturday night to put on an All-Star dunking display. He's had a few highlight slams on the big stage tonight, two of which came in the first four minutes of the second half. Not su...

    Blog | February 14, 2010
  7. Get up in the air, Dirk!

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Dirk Nowitzki kidded after Team Texas won the Shooting Stars competition Saturday night that he hoped to do sort of an All-Star decathlon: Compete in everything, including the dunk contest. This German man can't jump. He had a ...

    Blog | February 14, 2010
  8. Dallas native Spud Webb shows there is no ceiling that is too tal...

    Tim MacMahon

    Dallas' Spud Webb has demonstrated that there is no ceiling that is too tall.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2010