Suns again assign slam-dunk runner-up Jones to D-league

PHOENIX (AP) The Phoenix Suns have again assigned forward Derrick Jones Jr. to Northern Arizona, its affiliate in the NBA Development League. Jones was the runner-up to Glenn Robinson III in the NBA Slam Dunk competition over the weekend. This is Jones' seventh assignment of the season. He has averaged 14.6 points on 49 percent shooting and 5.7 rebounds in 18 games with Northern Arizona.
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Glenn Robinson soars to dunk title as Indiana dominates All-Star Weekend

Glenn Robinson III wins dunk contest; Eric Gordon claims 3-point title                

Glenn Robinson III dunks over three people to win Slam Dunk Contest

Glenn Robinson III was the most unlikely person to win the NBA Dunk Contest, but that didn’t stop him from doing the deed.Robinson beat Derrick Jones Jr. in the finals, and did so by dunking over teammate Paul George, the Pacers mascot and a dancer. And it was a reverse slam, even. Jones threw down a sick dunk of his own in the round, earning a “50” by taking a lob pass off...
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WATCH: Glenn Robinson III Shares his Thoughts on Being Slam Dunk Champion

February 18, 2017 - After being crowned the 2017 NBA Slam Dunk Champion, Pacers swingman Glenn Robinson III talked to the media about being an underdog, practicing dunks, and representing Indiana.
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Glenn Robinson III won an awful 2017 Dunk Contest because they had to pick someone

DeAndre Jordan, Aaron Gordon, Glenn Robinson III and Derrick Jones Jr. entered the 2017 NBA Slam Dunk Contest, and there were no winners. Okay, fine — Robinson was the official winner, because he threw down a couple okay dunks and because someone had to walk away with the title. But if you watched Saturday night's festivities, you were probably ready for bed halfway through the...
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Glenn Robinson III wins Slam Dunk Contest (Video)

Many across the country were introduced to Glenn Robinson III on Saturday night. Coming into the Slam Dunk Contest, Robinson may have been the least talked about participant. Aaron Gordon was the defending champion who put on one heck of a show during last year’s event. Derrick Jones Jr. was considered the favorite to knock off Gordon and DeAndre Jordan is a household name. However...
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Video: Glenn Robinson III wins NBA Slam Dunk Contest

Former Michigan Wolverine Glenn Robinson III won the NBA Slam Dunk Contest on Saturday night in New Orleans. Here’s a look at Robinson’s winning dunks. The post Video: Glenn Robinson III wins NBA Slam Dunk Contest appeared first on UM
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WATCH: Postgame: Pacers Locker Room - Feb. 16, 2017

Feb. 16, 2017 - Pacers players Paul George, Jeff Teague, and Glenn Robinson III discussed Indiana's 111-98 loss to the Washington Wizards Thursday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
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DeAndre Jordan and Aaron Gordon highlight 2017 NBA Slam Dunk Contest field

With two-time defending NBA Slam Dunk Contest champion Zach LaVine sitting out this year’s edition, many are wondering who will fill the void in his absence? The field this year does have the Orlando Magic’s Aaron Gordon — who was the runner up last-year with his amazing dunk over the Magic’s mascot — and the Los Angeles Clippers DeAndre Jordan, who offers the event a little...
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Report: Glenn Robinson III to compete in Slam Dunk Contest

The NBA Slam Dunk Contest is fully embracing the new generation.According to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical on Wednesday, Indiana Pacers swingman Glenn Robinson III, the son of retired former All-Star forward Glenn “Big Dog” Robinson, will compete in this year’s competition. The 23-year-old is averaging 6.0 points and 3.7 rebounds in 22.5 minutes per game for the Pacers...
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