Found February 17, 2013 on NESN.com:
PLAYERS: Jeremy Evans
TEAMS: Utah Jazz
If the All-Star dunk contest was awarded based entirely off creativity, Jeremy Evans might have had a shot at the title. The Utah Jazz power forward dunked over an easel covered with a black cloth. After the dunk was completed, Evans revealed a painting of the exact dunk he had just accomplished and signed it. Evans even painted the picture himself, according to Pro Basketball Talk. Although the idea behind the dunk was great, it seemed to lend itself better to a television audience than a live crowd. Check out Evans’ dunking and painting skills in the video below.
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