Shaking off criticism that he should end his pregame dunking routines because he hasn’t participated in the NBA Dunk Contest, LeBron James pulled off a string of filthy dunks Friday night before beating Memphis.
One of the best parts was how Miami sent in a token defender so that one of James’ dunks — a nice behind-the-back lob to himself off glass number — could look even more epic, as if putting it to scale. Magic Johnson put up a challenge of $1 million Friday night for James to enter the NBA’s dunk contest. We’re not sure why Johnson needs to spend seven digits to simply confirm what everyone already knows: James is very, very good at dunking. Isn’t that enough?
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