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NBA All-Star Weekend Slam Dunk Contest

NBA All-Star Game Fast Facts

KTVQ Billings News - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
(CNN) -- Here's a look at the NBA All-Star Game. The All-Star game caps off All-Star Weekend. All-Star Weekend includes the Slam Dunk contest, the Three Point Shootout and the Rookie Challenge. The 2016 NBA All-Star Game was played at the Air ...
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AL HAMNIK: NBA brass has no time for small minds

nwitimes.com - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
I remember Jordan edging Wilkins 147-145 in the slam dunk contest with “His Airness” taking off at the foul line for the clincher, though it was believed by many in the media that Wilkins - dubbed the “Human Highlight Film” - got robbed by a biased ...
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Remembering Gerald Green's 5 best dunks as a Celtic

Boston.com - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Celtics fans likely experienced a healthy dose of nostalgia last week when Sean Deveney of the Sporting News broke the news that Gerald Green would be returning to the Celtics, his original NBA team, on a one-year deal. The 30-year-old swingman has ...
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NBA pulls All-Star Game from North Carolina over bathroom bill

New York Post - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Madison Square Garden was the venue for the All-Star Game and Barclays Center handled peripheral events, such as the slam dunk contest and 3-point shootout. At the time, The Post also reported the possibility of the venues for the Knicks and Nets ...
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DeAndre Jordan: Game is evolving, but centers 'will never be extinct'

ESPN - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
LAS VEGAS -- DeAndre Jordan is about to become an Olympian, but he has still never been an All-Star. He was first-team All-NBA as a center this past season, yet he has never set foot at All-Star Weekend, even for a slam dunk contest. That's largely ...
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Roundtable: Where should the NBA move the 2017 All-Star Game?

Sports Illustrated - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
... Square Garden and Brooklyn's Barclays Center shared the 2014 All-Star Weekend. Miami could host the game and most of the activities, while Havana would cherry-pick All-Star Saturday. How cool would it be to see the Slam Dunk Contest take place on a ...

Zach LaVine Has Been Putting In Work This Summer

Timberwolves.com - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Zach LaVine is a gym rat. We know this and we have since Flip Saunders took a chance on him with the No. 13 pick in the 2014 NBA Draft. After his second season, a season in which the former UCLA wing played in five more games, 392 more minutes and ...

EDITORIAL: State known for wins takes a big loss

Shelby Star - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
But we, collectively, lost this week when the 2017 NBA All-Star game was pulled from Charlotte due to fallout from the passage of House Bill 2, which, in short, set a statewide nondiscrimination precedent that excludes LBGT individuals.

Film Room: Things Aaron Gordon Needs to Continue Doing in 2016-17

OrlandoMagic.com - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Starting with his unforgettable and mesmerizing performance in the All-Star Weekend dunk contest, Gordon had so many awe-inspiring plays last season.
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A Hero'S Welcome For Buddy

Bahamas Tribune - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
#“MAD Events has been on my back for like four months now. I feel like this was the perfect time to come. Before ... #In addition to the All-Star Game, invited players will also compete in the 3-point shootout and the High Flyer's slam-dunk contest. #A ...
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NBA shouldn't be mixing entertainment, politics

Charlotte Observer - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
... to send a letter to NBA Commissioner Adam Silver urging him to move All-Star Game events out of Charlotte.

Why hasn't ESPN told Chris Berman people can't stand him?

New York Post - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
After all, it's just a goof, a slam-dunk contest, the Pro Bowl. But when ESPN wasn't trying to attach historical, statistical significance (ESPN does with stats what babies do to bowls of spaghetti) and dead-serious analysts and analysis to it, Berman ...
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