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Raptors rookie Terrence Ross topped Jazz forward Jeremy Evans  Saturday in the final round of the NBA All-Star Slam Dunk Contest when he pulled a between-the-legs dunk while leapfrogging a child. Ross and Evans qualified for the finals over James White, Gerald Green, Kenneth Faried and Eric Bledsoe. White, Green and Faried didn’t get a chance to throw down the best dunk in their arsenal, but all three shared what they had in store for the final round with Brett Pollakoff of Pro Basketball Talk. White, who plays limited minutes with the Knicks, is a YouTube sensation, most notably for his performance in a dunk contest in Turkey in 2008. If he reached the finals Saturday night, he intended on using the same dunk he used five years ago overseas — between the legs from the foul line. He also considered jumping from the top of the key. Faried, who was the MVP of the Rising Stars Challenge, wanted to jump over the six judges instead of a child. He would have thrown down the dunk and open...

James White brings in flight crew for dunk (Video)

James White brought out some of the best props we have seen for a dunk contest. The New York Knicks swingman, nicknamed “Flight” because of his incredible leaping abilities, brought out an entire flight crew as props for his first dunk attempt Saturday in Houston. White lined the attendants up in two rows and ran through the group of attendants on his way to dunking from a step...

Gerald Green’s first drunk in 2013 NBA Dunk Contest is perfect

Gerald Green held nothing back on his first dunk of the 2013 NBA Dunk contest, throwing down this monster off the sideboard jam.

#ROSSJUSTDUNKED - Terrence Ross takes the Dunk Contest trophy back to Toronto

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...

Best dunks from the 2013 Slam Dunk Contest (Video)

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...

Raptors Terrence Ross wins Sprite Slam Dunk contest

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...

Terrence Ross pays tribute to Vince Carter with off-the-backboard slam (Video)

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:

An Honored Vince Carter Reaches Out To Thank Terrence Ross For Tribute

Not only did Vince Carter see Terrence Ross’ tribute dunk during the Slam Dunk Contest over the weekend, but he was honored and reached out to the Raptors rookie to say ‘thank you’ and ‘congratulations’/ According to ESPN Dallas: “It was weird, but I was honored,” Carter said Monday. “It was great to see that jersey on the floor in that atmosphere of the dunk contest...

Terrence Ross Won The 2013 NBA Slam Dunk Contest — NBA All-Star Saturday Recap Terrence Ross of the Toronto Raptors won the 2013 NBA Slam Dunk Contest during a mediocre NBA All-Star Saturday Night in Houston. Ross out-pointed Jeremy Evans of the Utah Jazz in the finals. Some of the league’s best dunkers took way too many attempts to get dunks down. How bad was it? This bad: Royce White has had more successful flights than this dunk contest. ...

My Pick for the Dunk Contest

The NBA has some exciting dunkers in the contest this season. I expect it to be a lot of fun to watch. I really like watching Denver's Manimal. The kid is fun to watch. He has a motor that just doesn't quit and he looks like he's having a lot of fun playing. But, my pick for the dunk contest is a sentimental favorite. I'm rooting for Gerald Green to get this...

Hello Houston...Ross Just Dunked!

Photo courtesy of NBA (Facebook) Vince Carter, Tracy McGrady,  Jamario Moon, DeMar DeRozan...and now Terrence Ross. Those are the 5 Toronto Raptors in franchise history who have participated in the NBA Dunk Contest. But now, Vince Carter has company as he was previously the only  Raptor to have won the Sprite Slam Dunk Contest. Terrence Ross has now joined him as he earned...

Raptors' Ross wins slam dunk contest

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...

Pacers All-Star Weekend Round-up

The Indiana Pacers participated in three events at the 2013 All-Star Weekend in Houston. First of all, Paul George proved why he was a lognshot to win the 3-point comp with a contest-low 10 points out of a possible 30, including a rare air ball. Not to say George isn't a killer shooter, but it's not his type of competition. Kyrie Irving won, by the way, which was unexpected...
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