Found February 22, 2012 on That NBA Lottery Pick:

Recently, Houston Rockets forward Chase Budinger was announced as one of the participants in the 2012 NBA All Star Slam Dunk Contest.

In the below clip, media members are interviewing Rockets forward Chandler Parsons and in the background, Budinger is setting up a Yao Ming cut-out and dunks over it.

Sure, this is clearly a viral video but it's still entertaining to say the least:


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