NBA Slam Dunk 2012 Start Time: Viewers’ Guide to Throwdown in Orlando

February 25th, 2012 by Brian Mazique Leave a reply »
The annual NBA Slam Dunk Contest is tonight, and many NBA fans' eyes will be tuned in. There has been talk of a weak field, and that field was made a tad bit weaker when Iman Shumpert of the New York Knicks was forced to pull out because of an injury.

In his place, Utah Jazz's high-flyer Jeremy Evans has stepped in.

No matter who's in the event, it always seems to draw a decent following with a good amount of star power courtside. Hopefully one of this year's participants has something special to show us.

Here is your guide to this year's event:


Time: 8:30 p.m. ET

Where: Amway Center, Orlando, FL


Changes: There will be only one round, there will be no judges. The fans will decide the winner.

Slam Net Force, a new technology that will show the force in which the ball travels through the net on a dunk, will be featured.

Past Winners:

1984 (Denver): Larry Nance, Phoenix Suns 1985 (Indianapolis): Dominique Wilkins, Atlanta Hawks 1986 (Dallas): Spud Webb, Atlanta Hawks 1987 (Seattle): Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls 1988 (Chicago): Mi ...

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