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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. The five best dunks of 2013

    Marc Stein

    Here's one man's tally, as 2013 draws to a close, of the absolute finest five dunks witnessed in the NBA over the past 12 months: 1. Jamal Crawford's deliciously creative alley-oop to Blake Griffin The heart is not rational. We feel what we fee...

    Blog | December 31, 2013
  6. Open 3: Two Anthonys, No. 1 Pacers

    Marc Stein

    Three quick slams and dunks from the deepest recesses of Stein Line HQ: 1. My timing isn't the best after Anthony Davis' first relatively mortal game of the season Sunday night in Phoenix, but put me down as convinced that he's going to be repping...

    Blog | November 10, 2013
  7. 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
  8. NBA dunks tweeting, social media during games

    Marc Stein

    The NBA has banned electronic communications and social media sites during games.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2009
  9. Can the Orlando Magic bounce back after Game 1 Finals loss?

    Marc Stein

    With Lakers rolling on all cylinders, and Magic struggling in almost every area, can Orlando bounce back?

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2009
  10. 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
  11. Suns feeling heat, seeking answers, making changes

    Marc Stein

    Heading into Game 2, the Suns are questioning each other and searching for answers against the Spurs, Marc Stein writes.

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2007
  12. King's dramatic rise and fall

    Marc Stein

    LeBron elevated his team into a dramatic finish against the streaking Mavs. But then he didn't finish. Marc Stein has the story.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | March 01, 2007
  13. 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
  14. Stoudemire makes strong stride in return to action

    Marc Stein

    The highlight of Day 2 at the Vegas Summer League was the appearance of Amare Stoudemire, as Marc Stein reports.

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2006
  15. Heat comeback now tops in Finals history

    Marc Stein

    With Miami's resurrection from a potential 3-0 hole, the Heat completed the most dramatic turnaround in NBA Finals history, Marc Stein writes.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2006
  16. 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