Fair warning: the lineup for the dunk contest at All-Star weekend is out, and it is uninspiring. You've got Indiana's Paul George, Minnesota's Derrick Williams, New York's Iman Shumpert (assisted by Jeremy Lin), and Houston's Chase Budinger. The superstars won't do these kinds of competitions any more, but at least the NBA was wise enough to stick Kevin Love in the Three-Point contest to give it car crash appeal. With the dunk contest, we're forced to content ourselves with Lin's peripheral inclusion, and a white dude.
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