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  1. The greatest dunker ever

    Henry Abbott

    At the 2000 Slam Dunk Competition in Oakland, Vince Carter cast a spell on every basketball fan. Amin Elhassan shares his memories of that contest....

    Blog | February 15, 2014
  2. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Jimmy Smith of The Times-Picayune: "David West sustained what is being termed as 'left knee trauma' on a driving slam dunk with 22.5 seconds to go in regulation. X-rays were negative, but an MRI -- a much more revealing diagnostic procedure - is sche...

    Blog | March 25, 2011
  3. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Brian Windhorst of The Plain Dealer: "It started with an innocent question from Tom Withers of the Associated Press. He asked Shaq if he wanted to see LeBron take part in the Slam Dunk Contest. Then Shaq rolled out an entire plan complete with a pop ...

    Blog | January 20, 2010
  4. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    "Abracadabra, razzamatazz, slam dunk sesame." Surely this is the theme song of a roller derby team that happens to be called the Orlando Magic? Not to be outdone, there is apparently also a roller derby team called the Denver Nuggets, and t...

    Blog | May 27, 2009
  5. The YouTube Slam Dunk Contest

    Henry Abbott

    All the information is here....

    Blog | March 20, 2009
  6. Dunk Contest Invites Reportedly Going Out

    Henry Abbott

    AOL's Randy Kim talked to Jamario Moon about it last night: On Friday, Moon also said that he had been asked by the league to participate in this year's Slam Dunk contest during All-Star Weekend in New Orleans, which left Jamario, well, over the moo...

    Blog | January 12, 2008
  7. Is that Darfur Letter a Slam Dunk?

    Henry Abbott

    (Brace yourself. This is easily the most academic, international, and dense post in TrueHoop history.) Charles P. Pierce writes on Slate that LeBron James has clearly erred by not signing on to his teammate's Darfur activism. In April, Ira Newble, a...

    Blog | June 07, 2007
  8. James White on Draft Night

    Henry Abbott

    In this video from HoopsTV, White says he really wants to play for Indiana, so he can be near his son--so it must have been a little tough to wind up in San Antonio. He also says that he'll be the next slam dunk champion, which he might be, if they'd...

    Blog | February 08, 2007
  9. Free Tyrus Thomas

    Henry Abbott

    I was out of the office half of yesterday, during which time I got a lot of e-mail about Tyrus Thomas saying he was only in the slam dunk contest for the money. The gist was: isn't he an idiot? Sam Smith has even taken this opportunity to declare...

    Blog | February 07, 2007
  10. Who is Gerald Green?

    Henry Abbott

    Maybe you saw that kid win the slam dunk contest during the McDonald's high-school game on TV a few weeks ago? That kid was Gerald Green, who just graduated from Gulf Shores Academy in Houston. Even though everyone likes Chris Paul better, some peopl...

    Blog | May 29, 2005
  11. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Joey Villar of The Philippine Star: "After overpowering a PBA selection team with a never-ending barrage of slam dunks and highlight reels the other night, Kobe Bryant and his Smart All-Stars found a quicker and more game Smart Gilas Pilipinas but st...

    Blog | July 25, 2011
  12. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    This will ruin your whole day. Honestly, you won't get anything else done. A cool tool -- mess with it a little, you'll see -- basically letting you quickly sort through every slam in dunk contest history. The best ones are across the top of the char...

    Blog | February 01, 2011
  13. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    By Maurice Brooks Minnesota's Kevin Love learned a lot in his first summer league game, including that he needs to get in better shape.Summer league or not, this slam by Gerald Green is one of the top dunks I've ever seen.$3.8 million was not enough ...

    Blog | July 15, 2008