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  1. Who would win Celts dunk contest?

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics don't have any entrants in the skills events at NBA All-Star Saturday night, so the question was put to Evan Turner before the break: Who would win an intrasquad slam dunk contest? The query temporarily stumped Turner, who began...

    Blog | February 14, 2015
  2. Julius Erving blames mascots for slam dunk contest decline

    Darren Rovell

    Julius Erving doesn't think the slam dunk contest is going away any time soon, but he thinks mascots "messed it up."

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2015
  3. Is Vince Carter a Hall of Famer?

    Ryan Feldman, ESPN Stats & Information

    Sam Forencich/NBAE/Getty ImagesVince Carter put on a show at the 2000 NBA All-Star Slam Dunk Contest. Thursday is the 15th anniversary of Vince Carter winning the 2000 Slam Dunk Contest. While the performance was legendary, is his career worthy of H...

    Blog | February 12, 2015
  4. The greatest dunker ever

    Amin Elhassan

    Vince Carter cast a spell on every basketball fan at the 2000 slam-dunk contest. Amin Elhassan shares his memories of it 15 years later....

    Blog | February 11, 2015
  5. Why 3s, not dunks, now reign at All-Star

    Ethan Sherwood Strauss

    The dunk contest used to be All-Star Weekend's signature event, even if the league never quite got a handle on how to orchestrate it. The dunk, after all, is basketball's classic, galvanizing moment of athletic expression. Basketball is changing...

    Blog | February 05, 2015
  6. The best dunks of 2015 NBA slam dunk contest selections Giannis A...

    Patrick Dorsey

    Before they square off in NYC, check out the best of Giannis, LaVine, Oladipo and Plumlee.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2015
  7. 2015 slam dunk contest lineup is Giannis Antetokounmpo, Zach LaVi...

    Milwaukee's Giannis Antetokounmpo, Minnesota's Zach LaVine, Orlando's Victor Oladipo and Brooklyn's Mason Plumlee will be the contestants in the 2015 Sprite Slam Dunk contest, the NBA announced Tuesday night.

    Story | Conversation | January 27, 2015
  8. Five-star 2015 recruit Ben Simmons throws alley-oop to self off b...

    Patrick Dorsey

    No. 1 recruit Ben Simmons shows why he's rated so highly.

    Story | Conversation | December 21, 2014
  9. Superhuman dunker Gerald Green challenged to contest by fellow Ph...

    Patrick Dorsey

    Lesson: You don't want to challenge the former Slam Dunk Contest champion.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2014
  10. Video: Spellman's George wins ASFL dunk contest

    Scott Barboza

    HANOVER, Mass. -- Following Saturday's annual A Shot For Life Challenge at the Universal Sports Complex, the charity hosted a slam dunk contest. Cardinal Spellman rising junior Nick George was voted the winner by a panel judged by former A Shot F...

    Blog | August 02, 2014
  11. 2014 NBA playoffs: DeAndre Jordan rewards Clippers' faith

    Ramona Shelburne

    With the help of a little faith, DeAndre Jordan has finally begun to put all that talent to good use.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2014
  12. Buzz That Was -- If Paulina Gretzky on Golf Digest cover bums you...

    D'Arcy Maine

    Depressed about Golf Digest putting "celebrity" Paulina Gretzky on its cover rather than, you know, an actual professional golfer? Well, let these terrific videos of the college slam dunk contest and dancing Olympians cheer you up.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2014
  13. HoopGurlz -- A'ja Wilson off the mark at McDonald's Slam Dunk con...

    A'ja Wilson took on the boys in the McDonald's slam dunk contest, but it was Alexa Middleton who stole the show by winning the skills competition and the 3-point shootout.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2014
  14. 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
  15. Wizards-Cavaliers Preview

    Wizards-Cavaliers Preview

    Preview | February 22, 2014
  16. NBA - Players confused, disappointed with new Slam Dunk Contest f...

    The NBA introduced a new Slam Dunk Contest format for 2014, and some players found it to be a letdown.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2014