The Slam Dunk Contest is dead... again

Saturday night brought the annual return of one of my favorite themes in the sports calendar - the impending death of the NBA Slam Dunk Contest.  It's really quite the phenomenon.  Like clockwork, almost every All Star Saturday Night brings the call to finally put an end to an event that saw its prime a full generation ago.  The NBA must really think the combination of no...
Via Awful Announcing
February 18, 2013  |  Discuss

2012 NBA Dunk Contest: A Throw Up, Instead of Throw Down Event

Former Sonics and Blazers put 2012 Contest to shame Jeremy Evans, Derrick Williams, Chase Budinger and Paul George;  far from superstar status, far from household names, far from the best dunkers the NBA has to offer.  Yet last weekend, those four gentlemen had the unfortunate honor of participating in what could go down as the worst dunk contest in All-Star Game history (save...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
March 05, 2012  |  Discuss
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