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Playground, Video / Dec 31, 2014 / 3:45 pm

Watch This Incredible Mix Of The Best Dunks In 2014

Sir Isaac

As the hours remaining in 2014 draw to a close, dunking enthusiasts have the opportunity to review the outstanding rim-rockers that went down throughout the year. The basketball court served as the backdrop for the dunking game to be raised to an entirely different level in 2014. While familiar faces worked tirelessly to add to their arsenal, which was highly evident at dunking contests and sessions throughout the year, a few new high-flyers made a name for themselves, bringing freshness and creativity to the mix. Read More »

Playground / Aug 8, 2014 / 4:30 pm

Los Angeles Delivers In The Sprite Slam Dunk Showdown

Kwame Alexander

NBA Nation has been taking its Sprite Slam Dunk Showdown across the country this summer in pursuit of finding the top amateur dunker in the country. Thus far, they’ve traveled to Washington D.C., Philadelphia, Sacramento, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and New York. The winners from each of the eight tour stops are awarded $2,500 and a spot to compete at the Sprite Slam Dunk Showdown at the 2015 All-Star Weekend in New York City, where the contest’s top dunker will be rewarded $10,000. Read More »

Video / Jul 27, 2014 / 12:00 pm

Class Of 2015 Star Dunks From Behind Free Throw Line In Epic Dunk Contest

Shelby McEwen

Dunk contests just don’t get much better than this. At the Jordan Brand First To Fly Dunk Contest in Las Vegas on Friday night, a group of professional dunkers and class of 2015 stars put on an exhibition close to unlike any we’ve ever seen. And who had the most impressive slam of a field featuring Guy Dupuy, Kwame Alexander, Young Hollywood, Kwe Parker, and more? Little-known rising senior Shelby McEwen. Read More »

GIFs / Aug 20, 2013 / 12:37 am

Watch 6-7 Kwame Alexander Reach For The Top Of The Backboard

KwameAlexander

If you’ve been around the summer circuit at all, you’ve heard of the name Kwame Alexander. Despite playing at Division II Cal State San Bernardino, the 6-7 forward signed a deal to play in Greece for the 2013-14 season. Previously, he’d been playing for the JBL Pro-Am Panthers, but we just know him for his dunks. Read More »