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Nba Slam Dunk Contest

Former Dunk Champ Throws Off-The Backboard Alley-Oop To Himself

The Huffington Post | Kyle Franco | Posted 12.01.2014 | Sports

Gerald Green can still throw it down with authority and flair. The Phoenix Suns' swingman tossed an alley-oop to himself off of the backboard on F...

NBA Slam Dunk Contest Actually Has Some Star Power

Posted 02.07.2014 | Sports

The 2014 NBA Slam Dunk Contest during the All-Star break actually has some All-Star power. Reigning champ Terrence Ross of the Toronto Raptors wil...

LeBron James: Time for the Media to Get Off This Star's Case

Ben Shapiro | Posted 04.30.2013 | Sports
Ben Shapiro

Just because he's not on your team or your favorite player doesn't really make him a bad guy. LeBron isn't perfect and he will probably do or say something to provide his critics with reasons to speak out against him, but his pre-game dunk routine is not a valid reason to critique him.

Who Was That Kid?

AP | CHRIS DUNCAN | Posted 02.17.2013 | Sports

HOUSTON -- Terrence Ross had to settle his nerves at the start of the All-Star dunk contest. By the end, he was calming down a ball boy he needed as a...

WATCH: This Is How Terrence Ross Won The Dunk Contest

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 02.17.2013 | Sports

Shaquille O'Neal might just remember his name now. In a contest that may have contained more missed attempts than successful dunks by the competit...

WATCH: NBA Slam Dunk Contest Highlights

AP | By CHRIS DUNCAN | Posted 04.18.2013 | Sports

HOUSTON (AP) — Terrence Ross had to settle his nerves at the start of the All-Star dunk contest. By the end, he was calming down a ball boy he neede...

BRACKET: Best Slam Dunk Contest Dunks Ever

Posted 02.16.2013 | Sports

“Bad artists copy. Good artists steal," -Pablo Picasso. Ever since Julius Erving soared through the thin Denver air in the final days of the ABA,...

WATCH: HuffPost BlackVoices Most Memorable Slam Dunks

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 02.28.2012 | Black Voices

Since its inception at the American Basketball Association's 1976 All-Star game [later reintroduced in 1984 as the NBA Slam Dunk Contest] , the slam d...

Above-the-Rim Dreams

Larry Strauss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Larry Strauss

2011-02-18-jordancrop.jpgThe dunk has, for some young men, become a rite of passage, a losing of their basketball virginity.

NBA All-Star Game's Biggest Drama Was Union Negotiations

Paula Duffy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Paula Duffy

The real meat and potatoes of the weekend: the first proposal for a new Collective Bargaining Agreement from the NBA to its players' union asked for everything plus the kitchen sink.

NBA Slam Dunk Contest: 10 AMAZING Dunks (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

The 2010 NBA Slam Dunk Contest airs tonight at 8:30 PM ET. Defending (and two-time) champion Nate Robinson will face off against Gerald Wallace, Shann...

Slam Dunk Contest 2009: VIDEO UPDATED

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

***SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS*** From AP: Nate Robinson tugged on Superman's cape -- and won. The diminutive New York Knicks guard beat defen...