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  1. 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
  2. Player X: Players should have vote for NBA All-Star roster

    Player X

    Player X, an anonymous NBA star, believes NBA players should have a say in the All-Star selection process. Plus, why you won't see the associations best dunker in the Slam Dunk contest this year.

    Blog | Conversation | February 10, 2010
  3. Chat with Grizzlies F Rudy Gay

    Memphis Grizzlies' Rudy Gay asked the help of fans in the slam dunk contest. Welcome to The Show! On Tuesday, Memphis Grizzlies forward Rudy Gay will stop by to talk about his experience in the slam dunk competition over the weekend as well as this ...

    Chat | February 19, 2008
  4. Chat with Magic F Dwight Howard

    Orlando Magic's Dwight Howard will be in Saturday night's slam dunk contest. Welcome to The Show! On Friday, Orlando Magic forward Dwight Howard will stop by to chat about his entry into the All-Star slam dunk competition Saturday night. Howard w...

    Chat | February 14, 2008
  5. Reasons to watch All-Star Game

    Joy Russo

    "The NHL All-Star Game is just a show." That's the usual complaint you hear regarding any All-Star event in any sport. The NBA has the Slam Dunk Contest, Major League Baseball has the Home Run Derby, the NFL has the Pro Bowl. And the latter is jus...

    Blog | Conversation | January 24, 2007
  6. Talk NBA with Dee Brown

    Welcome to The Show! On Thursday, ESPN NBA analyst Dee Brown will stop by to take your questions. A veteran of 12 seasons in the league, Brown wrapped up his career with an 11.1 ppg scoring average and also won the 1991 Slam Dunk Contest. Want...

    Chat | February 22, 2006
  7. Key point about dunk judging

    Heading into All-Star weekend, I heard a lot of talk about how to put the sizzle back into the Slam Dunk Contest. And I'll admit much of the talk was justified. The dunk contest certainly is not what it used to be, but this year's event showed that...

    Blog | Conversation | February 19, 2006
  8. The diminutive dunker

    Nate Robinson was not even two years old when Spud Webb won the NBA slam dunk contest. He was barely into his teens by the time he was imitating Webb. "My first dunk in high school, they threw me an alley-oop from out of bounds. I was a sophomore...

    Blog | Conversation | February 16, 2006
  9. No dunking zone

    Over the years, I've received many notes from readers who ask me why Nike doesn't require LeBron James to enter the Slam Dunk Contest at the NBA All-Star Game. Now, I don't pretend to have any inside knowledge here, but my thoughts are this: Nike doe...

    Blog | Conversation | February 01, 2006
  10. Josh Smith Chat

    Chat with Josh at 2 pm ET on Friday. NBAE/Getty Images It's been quite a rookie season for Josh Smith. From straight out of high school to winning the Slam Dunk Contest and starting for the Hawks, "J-Smoove" has been a welcome additio...

    Chat | April 13, 2005
  11. Slam Performance

    By Eric Karabell ESPN Fantasy Games OK, so you were watching the Slam Dunk contest on Saturday night and you're asking yourself, who are these guys? Of course you knew who Amare Stoudemire was, but what about the other fellas? A pair of rooks nam...

  12. 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