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Toronto Raptors Terrence Ross’ dunks on his way to the title as best dunker in the 2013 Sprite Slam Dunk Contest. Without the big names competing the dunk contest just isn’t the same, or i’m just getting old.-TO
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posted by Romy AquinoTerrence Ross dunked and won. The Toronto Raptors' Ross outlasted dunk contest faves James White and Gerald Green of the East to win the 2013 Sprite Slam Dunk contest. T-Ross broke out a Vince Carter throwback in the final round with an off the side of the backboard reverse windmill that gave Kevin Garnett a reason to put on a stank face. Check it...
The Sprite Slam Dunk Contest hasn’t been the highlight event it’s supposed to be in years. The 2013 version had high hopes but things flamed out. The bright lights proved to be too big for James “Flight” White who came out with a dope concept but failed to deliver the money shot. Gerald Green was a bit lackluster after starting out strong.
The final “dunk off” between...
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Toronto Raptors rookie guard Terrence Ross took over the throne as the Slam Dunk Contest champion, facing off against last year’s winner Jeremy Evans in the championship round.
Evans whipped up some good dunks, but it was Ross’ dunk over the ballboy and his other one paying tribute to Vince Carter that gave him the advantage.
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The Toronto Raptors are pushing for a trade that would ship out Andrea Bargnani. However, just like last year, they are having a hard time finding a team willing to take on his two-year $22.2 million contract for what he provides. With just a few days remaining, one can imagine the Raptors will continue to push for a trade that can get them some value in return. The likelihood of...
via Toronto Star:
A source told Raptors beat writer Doug Smith that an Andrea Bargnani trade is unlikely to happen until the summer. Another way to word that is the Raptors haven’t got anything worth their time for Bargnani, but that was rather predictable since the entire league knows he’s available and the Raptors don’t have much leverage with him. It’s very possible...
For the past five seasons, some participant in the NBA Slam Dunk Contest has paid tribute to former dunker by wearing his jersey.During the 2013 contest, Raptors rookie Terrence Ross paid tribute to former Raptors great Vince Carter on this epic off-the-back 180 slam dunk:
Terrence Ross of the Toronto Raptors won the Sprite Slam Dunk Contest on Saturday during NBA All-Star Weekend in Houston. Ross beat defending champion Jeremy Evans of the Utah Jazz in the finals of the contest, allegedly receiving 58 percent of the fan vote. Though the contest was full of missed dunks — several contestants were unable to complete their attempted dunks — there...
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The 2013 NBA Dunk Contest is a wrap with Terrence Ross of the Toronto Raptors winning! Has the contest gotten worse over the years? Yep, Kenny Smith was right…
The post Did the Slam Dunk Contest Get Worse This Year? appeared first on FootBasket.
The Toronto Raptors have "no interest" in trading for Carlos Boozer, according to the Toronto Star's Doug Smith.
Earlier this week, Bulls beat writer K.C. Johnson reported that Toronto has a standing offer from Chicago to swap Carlos Boozer and Nate Robinson for Andrea Bargnani and John Lucas III before the February 21 trade deadline.
But the Raptors aren'...
It’s been reported that the Bulls have offered a deal of Carlos Boozer and Nate Robinson to the Raptors for Andrea Bargnani and John Lucas III, available whenever Toronto decides to pull the trigger. However, the Raptors are reportedly not interested in Boozer’s $40+ million salary.
According to the Toronto Star:
Yes, there has been chatter about Bargnani-Boozer around here...
The Bulls and Raptors have discussed a trade that would send Carlos Boozer and Nate Robinson to Toronto in exchange for Andrea Bargnani and John Lucas III, and the deal is available whenever the Bulls want to make it, according to K.C. Johnson of The Chicago Tribune.If the Bulls were to complete the deal, they would fall under the luxury tax threshold. Johnson notes that Chicago...
HOUSTON When Terrence Ross was in college at Washington, his profile picture on Twitter was an illustration of himself dunking the moon.
Overkill, maybe, but you know what they say you're supposed to shoot for.
Ross, of the Toronto Raptors, did not need to dunk the moon in order to win the NBA Slam-Dunk Contest Saturday night at Toyota Center in Houston. He defeated Jeremy...
The Raptors are unlikely to trade Andrea Bargnani for Ben Gordon given the presence of Terrence Ross and Alan Anderson at shooting guard.
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Congratulations go out to Terrance Ross of the Toronto Raptors for
winning the 2013 Slam Dunk Competition! The young Raptor did a tremendous job
on dunks like the one above to keep Jeremy Evans from being a back to back
champion....(click on link for full post)