It appears to be like just like the slate if contestants for this yr’s NBA Slam Dunk Contest is sort of full now that taking pictures guards Anfernee Simons and Cassius Stanley are anticipated to take part in the competitors, in accordance to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.
On Friday, it was reported by The Athletic’s Shams Charania that Knicks ahead Obi Toppin can be collaborating in the dunk contest as effectively. If this dunk contest is like these earlier than it, then there ought to be room for one closing contestant.
The dunk contest might be held instantly earlier than the All-Star Recreation that’s scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. EST on March 7 on TNT.
Simons, a 6’3″ second-year participant with the Path Blazers, is averaging 8.5 factors a sport and taking pictures 41% from three-point vary. Stanley is a 6’5″ wing with the Pacers however solely averages 4 minutes of taking part in time per night time.
Toppin is a rookie with New York however has been ripping down rims since his days with Dayton.