1. Glenn Robinson III Leaps Over Paul George to Throw It Down in Slam Dunk Contest

    With his first dunk of the final round, Glen Robinson III got a little assistance from teammate Paul George ...

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  2. Glenn Robinson III Leaps 2 People for Perfect Score in 2017 Slam Dunk Contest

    The Indiana Pacers ' Glenn Robinson III easily cleared not one but two people and landed a left-handed slam with his first dunk in Round 1 of the 2017 Slam Dunk Contest. The dunk earned a perfect score of 50 from the judges...

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  3. Derrick Jones Jr. Gets an Assist from Devin Booker for 2nd Slam in Dunk Contest

    With his first dunk of the second round, Derrick Jones Jr. got a little help from one of his teammates. Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker lined up the shot, bouncing it off the backboard ...

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  4. NBA Slam Dunk Contest 2017: Winner, Highlights, Scores and Twitter Reaction

    Indiana Pacers forward Glenn Robinson III rode two perfect dunks to a victory in the 2017 NBA Slam Dunk Contest, defeating Derrick Jones Jr. of the Phoenix Suns in the final...

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  5. Glenn Robinson III Wins 2017 NBA Slam Dunk Contest: Scores, Highlights, Reaction

    Glenn Robinson III saved the best for last en route to his victory in the 2017 NBA Slam Dunk Contest Saturday night in New Orleans. The Indiana Pacers guard beat out Derrick Jones Jr...

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  6. DeAndre Jordan Leaps over DJ Khaled for First Shot of Dunk Contest

    With his first dunk of the first round, DeAndre Jordan flaunted his vertical by leaping over celeb scratcher DJ Khaled -- complete with his turntable setup and his SnapChat recording...

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  7. Aaron Gordon Struggles with Creative Drone Slam at 2017 All-Star Dunk Contest

    With his first dunk of the first round, the Orlando Magic 's Aaron Gordon employed a drone to go between the legs and bring it up for the slam...

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  8. Paul Pierce Using 2 Smartphones During Slam Dunk Contest Sparks Twitter Reaction

    Forget the actual victor of the 2017 NBA Slam Dunk Contest. Paul Pierce 's second smartphone won the event in a walk Saturday night in New Orleans...

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  9. Derrick Jones Jr. Leaps Over 4 Teammates for 1st Slam of 2017 Dunk Contest

    With his first dunk of the first round, the Phoenix Suns' Derrick Jones Jr. lined up four of his teammates and vaulted over them before bringing it down for an emphatic slam...

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  10. NBA Stars and Celebs Raise $500K for Sager Strong Foundation at All-Star Game

    It wouldn't be a proper All-Star Weekend without honoring the late Craig Sager, and NBA players and celebrities went above and beyond in his memory on Saturday night...

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  11. Eric Gordon Wins 2017 NBA 3-Point Contest: Scores, Highlights and Reaction

    In the arena he called home for five seasons, Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon beat out Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving to win the NBA Three-Point Contest on Saturday night in New Orleans...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 21 hours ago 11,584 reads 0 comments

  12. Kyle Lowry Air-Balls 1st Shot in 2017 NBA All-Star Game's 3-Point Contest

    Kyle Lowry didn't exactly bring his A-game this year. While competing in the 2017 NBA All-Star Game's JBL Three-Point Contest for the second year in a row, the Raptors point guard managed to completely air-ball his first shot...

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  13. NBA 3-Point Contest 2017: Winner, Score Results and Twitter Reaction

    Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon needed overtime to beat Cleveland Cavaliers star Kyrie Irving in the 2017 JBL NBA Three-Point Contest on Saturday night...

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  14. Kyrie Irving, LeBron James and Why a Flat Earth Is 'OK'

    NEW ORLEANS — If only we all had friends like LeBron James . My mom likes me. My brother likes me. My wife tolerates me. None of them are going to publicly denounce the very bedrocks of how the universe functions on my behalf...

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  15. Kristaps Porzingis Wins 2017 NBA Skills Challenge: Recap, Highlights, Reaction

    The NBA may be dominated by guard play, but Kristaps Porzingis of the New York Knicks proved the big men are a force to be reckoned with by defeating Gordon Hayward of the Utah Jazz to win the 2017 NBA Skills Challenge...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 22 hours ago 18,862 reads 0 comments

  16. Adam Silver Comments on State of League at NBA All-Star Game Press Conference

    NBA Commissioner Adam Silver opened up about a variety of topics Saturday in his state of the league address during NBA All-Star Weekend. NBA TV shared Silver's opening comments from the press conference: ESPN...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 23 hours ago 6,372 reads 0 comments

  17. Metta World Peace Honors Kobe Bryant with New Track, '2K Kobe'

    Metta World Peace is giving major props to his former teammate and retired legend Kobe Bryant in a new track. The Los Angeles Lakers forward says he raps about basketball because he loves it more than most things...

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  18. B/R Examines the Verticals of All-Star Weekend Dunk Contestants

    With the 2017 Verizon Slam Dunk Contest on the way Saturday night at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Bleacher Report compiled the vertical leaps of the contenders. Phoenix Suns forward Derrick Jones Jr...

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  19. 76ers Reportedly Sat Jahlil Okafor Due to Near Trade with Trail Blazers

    Philadelphia 76ers center Jahlil Okafor nearly changed addresses ahead of the NBA 's Feb. 23 trade deadline...

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  20. LeBron James Says He Doesn't Have Rivalry with Stephen Curry, Warriors

    No matter what LeBron James is doing, the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar can't escape questions about Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors...

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  21. B/R Looks Back at the NBA Dunk Contest's Greatest Moments with #DunkDominators

    On Saturday night, four competitors will look to etch their names into Slam Dunk Contest immortality at the Smoothie King Center. Given the event's rich history, Aaron Gordon, DeAndre Jordan, Glenn Robinson III and Derrick Jones Jr...

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  22. Carmelo Anthony Calls 2017 NBA All-Star Selection 'A Downer'

    New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony was a late addition to the 2017 All-Star Game, but he doesn't seem overly thrilled. "It was a downer," Anthony said, per Dan Feldman of NBC Sports...

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  23. NBA Announces 2017 Africa Game Exhibition

    The NBA will continue to build its international following with a second NBA Africa Game. Per Ohm Youngmisuk of ESPN.com, the exhibiton will take place Aug. 5 at Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg...

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  24. Grizzlies Trick Fans into Discussing Zach Randolph's Slam Dunk Contest Chances

    Anyone who has ever watched the Memphis Grizzlies ' Zach Randolph play basketball knows he would never receive an invitation to the NBA 's Slam Dunk Contest...

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  25. 2017 Slam Dunk Contest Participants: Format, Odds and Predicted Winner

    The 2017 Slam Dunk Contest has the potential to be one of the best in NBA history, simply because the field is so well-rounded this year...

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