New York Knicks’ Nate Robinson Wins Third Slam Dunk Title In Worst Contest Yet

February 13th, 2010 by adam biggers Leave a reply »
The 2010 Sprite NBA Slam Dunk competition was highly anticipated. Was, being the keyword there.

Spectators were ready to see if the hype would be fulfilled by the supposed best skywalkers that the league had to offer—instead it was dull, boring, and yawn evoking.

What happened to the days when the league's best would come out and show off their high-flying, jaw-dropping rim-rockers?

Dominique Wilkins released the hammer with his impressive windmills and tomahawk jams. Spud Webb laughed at those who thought he was too small, exhibiting breath-taking slams.

Vince Carter dazzled crowds with his fluid, yet powerful displays of animalistic artistic expression. Carter emobied the true spirit of what the dunk event is supposed to be about: originality, athleticism, and strength. 

Surely Carter's dunk in 2000 is stuck in the memories of NBA fans, perhaps the most exciting showing in contest history. He's reportedly still hanging by the crevice of his forearm right now.

Michael Jordan and Dr. J (Julius Erving) flew (literally) from the free-throw line in competitions of old. Larry Nance cradled the ball and di ...

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