LeBron James says he will not participate in the dunk competition.forbes.com
LeBron James made news recently when he announced that he will not participate in a dunk contest, something many had held out hope for. Last year’s winner, Jeremy Evans of the Utah Jazz, took the opportunity to take a subtle jab at the best player in the world.
Evans has had a hard time seeing consistent time for the Jazz this season, but this didn’t stop him from showing off his confidence of how he would stack up with LeBron in a dunk contest. Via Fox Sports:
The Utah Jazz forward is the defending NBA slam-dunk champion. He has no doubt who would win if he had the chance to take on James.
“I’m going to say I would,” said Evans, whose Jazz fell 105-89 to Miami at AmericanAirlines Arena. “I haven’t seen any tricks from him yet because he hasn’t been in (an NBA) dunk contest. … You need the tricks and moves rather than just being a power dunker in a game.”
Unfortunately, we’ll never get to see for real, as...