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  1. Video: Duke recruit wins dunk contest

    ESPN.com staff

    ESPN 100 No. 6 shooting guard Grayson Allen won the dunk contest at the McDonald's All American Game. The Duke signee clinched the crown by dunking over No. 1 recruit -- and future Duke teammate -- Jahlil Okafor....

    Blog | April 01, 2014
  2. 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
  3. Thaddeus Young's trade value

    Joe Kaiser

    It remains to be seen if Philadelphia will opt to trade Thaddeus Young. Even though they are in rebuild mode, dealing the rising 25-year-old power forward is no slam dunk. After all, he's putting together his finest season as a pro and has expanded h...

    Blog | January 09, 2014
  4. Why David Price could stay put

    Doug Mittler

    Now that we have reached the new year, the prospect of the Tampa Bay Rays trading David Price is no longer a slam dunk. At the very least, the courting of Japanese star Masahiro Tanaka is slowing down the process. Rumor Central's AJ Mass noted Sun...

    Blog | January 06, 2014
  5. Elite 24 lives up to its name

    Paul Biancardi

    BROOKLYN, NY -- The 8th annual Under Armour Elite 24 game and dunk/skills competition will feature some of the nation's most outstanding basketball prospects. Previous games included top prep players such as Kyrie Irving (Cleveland Cavaliers), Kevin ...

    Blog | August 23, 2013
  6. Top Elite 24 position matchups

    Reggie Rankin

    The 2013 Under Armour Elite 24 will be held at the Tobacco Warehouse in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Friday and Saturday. The game airs live on ESPNU at 7 p.m. ET on Saturday, Aug. 24, while the Slam Dunk Contest and Skills Competition will air on Friday, Aug....

    Blog | August 22, 2013
  7. Is Arian Foster the slam-dunk No. 2 pick?

    Eric Karabell

    We can all agree that Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is the top pick in fantasy football drafts this season. What we apparently cannot agree on for sure is who is second. A month or so ago, I was confidently on board with Houston Texa...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  8. 2013 NCAA tournament - Giant Killers - Can Wichita State reach th...

    Jordan Brenner

    Jordan Brenner writes that among the four remaining potential Giant Killers -- Wichita State, La Salle, Oregon and Florida Gulf Coast -- the Shockers have the best shot to make the Final Four, thanks to their top-level rebounding and 3-point shooting.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2013
  9. Nerlens Noel still best bet to be No. 1 pick

    Chad Ford

    When David Stern walks up to the lectern around 7:10 p.m. ET on June 27 to announce the No. 1 pick in the 2013 NBA draft, what name will he call? Last year, it was a slam dunk. All 14 teams in the lottery would've selected Anthony Davis No. 1. We kn...

    Blog | February 07, 2013
  10. NBA Draft - Kentucky's Nerlens Noel the closest thing to a No. 1 ...

    Chad Ford

    Chad Ford says Kentucky big man Nerlens Noel remains the closest thing to a No. 1 draft pick so far this season.

    Blog | Conversation | February 07, 2013
  11. NBA - Three ways Russell Westbrook can be more effective in the t...

    Joe Kaiser

    Joe Kaiser writes that despite Russell Westbrook's penchant for highlight-reel dunks coming off of fast breaks, the transition game is the least effective part of his offensive repertoire. Kaiser highlights three ways Westbrook can improve.

    Story | Conversation | February 04, 2013
  12. Is Oklahoma State point guard Marcus Smart a can't-miss NBA prosp...

    John Gasaway

    In ESPN The Magazine, John Gasaway writes that Oklahoma State's Marcus Smart can't shake a shooting slump. But scouts still say he's a slam dunk.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2013
  13. Son of famous hoops player commits

    Jared Shanker

    Jerome Lane's backboard-shattering dunk is one of sports' most famous highlights. Now his son is hoping to earn acclaim by the end of his college career, too. His son, also named Jerome Lane (Akron, Ohio/Firestone), committed to play football for ...

    Blog | January 13, 2013
  14. Why Pittsburgh Steelers should let Big Ben air it out - NFL

    Peter Keating

    Peter Keating examines the dilemma facing the Pittsburgh Steelers: With a new offensive coordinator, should they let Big Ben air it out?

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2012
  15. Five in mix for top spot

    Jason A. Churchill

    When the spring began the top two talents in the class of 2011 were Rice third baseman Anthony Rendon and UCLA right-hander Gerrit Cole. A month out that is still the case. But as Keith Law wrote in February, the top pick is not nearly the slam dunk ...

    Blog | May 06, 2011
  16. 2011 MLB Draft: Five fight for top overall spot in June Draft

    Jason A. Churchill

    When the spring began the top two talents in the class of 2011 were Rice third baseman Anthony Rendon and UCLA right-hander Gerrit Cole. A month out that is still the case. But the top pick is not nearly the slam dunk it's been the past two seasons.

    Blog | Conversation | May 06, 2011