NBA Slam Dunk Contest 2012: Paul George Will Dominate in Lopsided Affair

February 25th, 2012 by Scott Semmler Leave a reply »
The 2012 NBA Slam Dunk Contest is considered a dud this year, with no superstars present, but there are plenty of high-flyers that should impress tonight when all is said and done.

Paul George should jump out to people, although he has seemingly taken a back seat in terms of being picked to win this contest.  The odds favorite is Derrick Williams.  The strong and powerful dunker is the favorite based on what we saw from him last year at Arizona in the NCAA Tournament and the fact he was the No. 2 overall pick in the NBA Draft last year.

But all those who immediately picked Williams to win obviously have not paid attention to what Jeremy Evans, Chase Budinger and George can do.  Most notably George, who will win this event hands down without seeing anyone in his rear-view mirror.

George is athletic, lanky and has tremendous jumping ability, which is why he will be far and away the best dunker on the court on Saturday night.

I would advise to check out some of his highlight videos, as he has big-play ability that will carry over into tonight's dunk contest.

We can talk about Williams, and I assume his powerful dunk ...

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