Who won the 2009 NBA Dunk Contest?

October 1, 2019 Off By idswater

Who won the 2009 NBA Dunk Contest?

Robinson ended up with 52% of fan vote to win his second dunk title. He joined Michael Jordan, Dominique Wilkins, Harold Miner and Jason Richardson as the only two-time winners of the contest.

Who won 2005 dunk contest?

Josh Smith
(Feb. 19, 2005) — Atlanta Hawks swingman Josh Smith recorded perfect 50’s on his final three dunks, en route to a memorable victory in the 2005 Sprite Rising Stars Slam Dunk title on NBA All-Star Saturday in Denver.

Who won the slam dunk contest?

Anfernee Simons
Portland Trail Blazers guard Anfernee Simons on Sunday was crowned the NBA Slam Dunk Contest winner, narrowly beating New York Knicks rookie Obi Toppin. Simons and Toppin moved onto the final round after Indiana Pacers rookie Cassius Stanley was eliminated following his first two dunks of the contest.

Why was the slam dunk banned?

So, in 1967, the NCAA actually decided to ban the dunk, claiming that it was not a “skillful shot” and also citing injury concerns. Whether or not it was a skillful shot was highly debatable and the injuries due to dunking were a very small percentage compared to other injuries that occurred while playing basketball.

Who was in the NBA slam dunk contest in 2008?

Gerald Green returned to defend his crown won in last year’s All-Star game. Young NBA stars Rudy Gay, Dwight Howard and Jamario Moon were also invited. What made the Slam Dunk contest unique in 2008 was the introduction of the fan vote.

How many times has Nate Robinson won the Slam Dunk Contest?

Nate Robinson has won the slam dunk contest a record three times (2006, 2009, 2010). Robinson is one of six players to have won the dunk contest more than once and one of four to win the dunk contest in back-to-back years.

How are the scores determined in the Slam Dunk Contest?

Five judges will grade the dunks on a scale of 6-10, with 50 being the maximum score per attempt. The two players with the highest combined score on their two first-round dunks will move to the finals, with the winner being determined the same way.

Where was the 2008 NBA All Star Game played?

2008 NBA All-Star Game. The 2008 NBA All-Star Game was an exhibition basketball game played on February 17, 2008 at the New Orleans Arena in New Orleans, home of the New Orleans Hornets.

Gerald Green returned to defend his crown won in last year’s All-Star game. Young NBA stars Rudy Gay, Dwight Howard and Jamario Moon were also invited. What made the Slam Dunk contest unique in 2008 was the introduction of the fan vote.

Nate Robinson has won the slam dunk contest a record three times (2006, 2009, 2010). Robinson is one of six players to have won the dunk contest more than once and one of four to win the dunk contest in back-to-back years.

Five judges will grade the dunks on a scale of 6-10, with 50 being the maximum score per attempt. The two players with the highest combined score on their two first-round dunks will move to the finals, with the winner being determined the same way.

Who was on the 2008 NBA All Star team?

Western Conference All Stars Pos. Player Team # of selections Total votes G Allen Iverson Denver Nuggets 9 1,203,152 G Kobe Bryant 4 Los Angeles Lakers 10 2,004,940 F Carmelo Anthony Denver Nuggets 2 1,723,701