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Slam Dunk Contest

WATCH: Former NBA Player Dunked Over 4 People

Posted 02.28.2014 | Sports

Remember Tyler Honeycutt? He played college basketball for the UCLA Bruins and was selected in the second round by the Scaramento Kings in the 2011 NB...

Derby vs. Dunk Contest

Posted 07.16.2013 | Sports

Some still dig the long ball. And some still enjoy creative slam dunks. Both Major League Baseball and the National Basketball Association put on ...

How LeBron James Won Back His Fans

Danny Groner | Posted 05.03.2013 | Sports
Danny Groner

LeBron James' drive to win has helped the Heat to an impressive win streak, but it's his happiness on and off the court that has earned him other accolades. He's paving his own way now. And, as a result, we're finally warming up to LeBron.

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...

WATCH: Slam Dunk Contest Fails

Posted 02.16.2013 | Sports

At its best, the NBA Slam Dunk Contest showcases the power and grace that make fans jones for basketball. At its worst, the NBA Slam Dunk Contest does...

WATCH: Amazing Windmill Dunks From Contest

Posted 02.15.2013 | Sports

If the dunk is a "tool for intimidation" as Dominique Wilkins famously claimed than perhaps no variety of slam can blow away an opponent's confidence...

WATCH: Highlights From Dunk Contest Competitors

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 02.07.2013 | Sports

The participants in the 2013 NBA Slam Dunk Contest are cleared for takeoff. Eric Bledsoe (Clippers), Kenneth Faried (Nuggets) and Jeremy Evans (Ja...

Durant Says Dunk Contest Needs Star Power

Posted 02.27.2012 | Sports

Jeremy Evans just didn't do it for Kevin Durant. Comedian Kevin Hart, a glow-in-the-dark dunk, a blind fold, a motorcycle and dunking two balls ov...

Jazz Forward Wins Slam Dunk Contest

AP | KYLE HIGHTOWER | Posted 04.26.2012 | Sports

ORLANDO, Fla. — Utah's Jeremy Evans won the Slam Dunk Contest at the NBA's All-Star Saturday night festivities. Evans, who got into the competi...

WATCH: Little Known Prospect Stuns Crowd At Dunk Contest

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Ike Nwamu is not the biggest name in college basketball prospects, but that didn't stop him from wowing the audience at the Hoophall Classic Dunk Cont...

You May Say I'm A Dreamer

Arn Tellem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Arn Tellem

While the NBA has evolved into a must-see spectacle with worldwide cachet, its All-Star Game has devolved into a plodding exhibition that audiences increasingly shun. Here's how I'd change All-Star weekend.

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...