Victor Oladipo Sings Horribly, Throws Down Tremendous Dunk

Victor Oladipo, the living and sole justification for the existence of the Orlando Magic, entered tonight's slam dunk contest in Brooklyn to a hilariously off-key rendition of the theme to "New York, New York" before throwing down what turned out to be a pretty damn good dunk in the opening round of tonight's All-Star… » 2/14/15 10:32pm 2/14/15 10:32pm

LeBron James's Pregame Warmup Dunk Was Better Than Anything In The Dunk Contest

If you are an optimist who dreams of a better, more just world, then surely you have envisioned a world in which LeBron James participates in the NBA's annual Slam Dunk Contest. What would he do? An alley-oop, perhaps? A free-throw line jam? Or something really cool that we don't even know about yet? Here is your… » 2/25/13 1:40pm 2/25/13 1:40pm

Futility: A 2013 Slam Dunk Contest Supercut

It's no secret the NBA's Slam Dunk Contest has sucked for years. With a lack of actual All-Stars competing in what is supposedly part of the league's All-Star Weekend, only spectacular performances from the NBA's lesser-known players could save it from being a complete disaster. No such performances were to be found. » 2/17/13 12:54am 2/17/13 12:54am

And Here's The Inevitable Blake Griffin Kia Commercial

A lot of us really enjoyed the NBA Slam Dunk Contest last weekend, which brought back a little luster to an informal, if hotly debated demonstration of the sport's signature play. Well, the climax of the contest wasn't a contest at all, nor a schoolyard top-this played out on a grand stage. No, we were all watching … » 2/25/11 5:00pm 2/25/11 5:00pm