The NBA dunk competition has been one of the more controversial and contested aspects of All-Star Weekend over the last five years, and for good reason. The competition has been unable to attract the marquee name players to participate, thus letting down a large deal of mainstream fans. We did a little digging and found one reason you may enjoy watching the contest a bit more this weekend.
If you weren’t a fan of Toronto Raptors guard Terrence Ross, you definitely should be come Saturday night. Ross will be using his entrance in the Sprite Slam Dunk contest as one part of his three-part fundraising campaign in partnership with “Dunk Cancer” and its month-long initiative, ”Dunk Cancer Month,” during the NBA’s All-Star Weekend.
According to the NBA:
Ross has committed to help raise money to benefit the Children’s Cancer Association and his high school back home, Jefferson High, in Portland, Ore.
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