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  1. HoopGurlz -- A'ja Wilson set to compete in Slam Dunk Contest at M...

    Could Candace Parker be getting some company? A'ja Wilson, the undeclared No. 1 prospect in the espnW HoopGurlz Top 100, looks to become the second girl to win the McDonald's slam dunk contest on Monday night when she takes on seven boys.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2014
  2. 2014 All-Star Game -- Damian Lillard of Portland Trail Blazers to...

    Portland's Damian Lillard will become the first player to compete in three events during All-Star Saturday night in New Orleans, including a slam dunk contest that features three All-Stars for the first time in 26 years.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2014
  3. espnW -- Graham Hays and Kate Fagan discuss the WNBA adding a du...

    Brittney Griner would like the WNBA to add a dunk contest to All-Star weekend, but would that -- or some other skills competition - really help spice things up? Graham Hays and Kate Fagan discuss in the W Debate.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2013
  4. Brittney Griner supports adding WNBA dunk contest

    Brittney Griner's eyes lighted up at the thought of the WNBA adding a dunk contest to its All-Star weekend festivities.

    Story | Conversation | July 26, 2013
  5. All-Star Weekend -- Toronto Raptors rookie Terrence Ross new Slam...

    Toronto rookie Terrence Ross beat defending champion Jeremy Evans to win the slam-dunk contest during All-Star Saturday night.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2013
  6. Women have long history of dunking

    Lizzie Haldane

    Today's NBA Slam Dunk Contest has been hosted since 1984, coincidentally the same year Georgeann Wells became the first woman to dunk in college ball. More recently, Baylor standout Brittney Griner brought the dunk into the spotlight, extending her N...

    Blog | February 16, 2013
  7. Brittney Griner says Robert Griffin III challenged her to dunk co...

    Brittney Griner, the Associated Press women's basketball Player of the Year, said Heisman Trophy winner fellow Baylor star Robert Griffin III has challenged her to a dunk contest.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2012
  8. NBA -- Favorites for All-Star Saturday night

    John Hollinger

    John Hollinger makes his picks for every All-Star Saturday night event.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2012
  9. 2011 NBA All-Star Game: It's a family affair for Pam and JaVale M...

    Adena Andrews

    When JaVale McGee came in second in the 2011 NBA slam dunk contest he brought his all -- and his mother -- to the performance.

    Blog | Conversation | February 21, 2011
  10. Dee Brown: Now coaching in D-League, fondly remembers 1991 dunk c...

    Jack McCluskey

    Dee Brown will always be remembered for the '91 dunk contest.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2011
  11. NBA's 65 in 65: Dee Brown

    Brown won the 1991 NBA Dunk contest. Welcome to The Show! On Wednesday, we continue our 65 in 65. That's 65 NBA chats in 65 days. We will hold an NBA chat each day through the end of the NBA Finals. We'll bring you players, analysts, writers, anyon...

    Chat | April 23, 2009
  12. All-American Parker to pursue Olympics and pro career

    All-American forward Candace Parker will skip her senior season at Tennessee.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2008
  13. Howard proves big men can fly, earns dunk title

    With a nearly perfect run through an obstacle course of dribbling, passing and shooting, Utah's point guard Deron Williams won the Skills Challenge on All-Star Saturday, defeating New Orleans playmaker Chris Paul in the final round.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2008
  14. Kapono narrowly misses contest record in 3-point win

    Miami forward Jason Kapono won the 3-Point Shootout on All-Star Saturday, beating stars Gilbert Arenas and Dirk Nowitzki with a final-round 24 -- just one shy of the event record.

    Story | Conversation | February 17, 2007
  15. Forward is recovering from 2 knee surgeries

    Tennessee freshman Candace Parker will not play this season and instead take a redshirt while recovering from two operations on her left knee.

    Story | Conversation | February 17, 2005
  16. Mason excited to defend title, but are others excited?

    Frank Hughes

    While Desmond Mason tries to defend the Slam Dunk title, there are those who say changes must be made.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2002