Originally posted on Salt Lake Tribune  |  Last updated 2/16/12
Fans to judge NBA’s top dunkers; Jazz Evans not invited Published Feb 16, 2012 10:09AM MDT NEW YORK (AP) • The NBA is leaving it up to the fans to determine the winner of the All-Star slam dunk contest. Defending champion Blake Griffin passed on returning, leaving a lackluster field of New York’s Iman Shumpert, Paul George of Indiana, rookie Derrick Williams of Minnesota and Houston’s Chase Budinger. Jeremy Evans, the Utah Jazz most likely candidate, was not invited to the contest. The league announced Thursday that there no longer will be judges in the event, which also will be reduc... Copyright 2012 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
PLAYERS: Jeremy Evans
TEAMS: Utah Jazz
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