How many players are in the dunk contest?

Who is participating in the dunk contest 2021?

New York Knicks rookie Obi Toppin is joined by Portland Trail Blazers guard Anfernee Simons and Indiana Pacers guard Cassius Stanley to form the field for the 2021 NBA Slam Dunk Contest. All three high flyers will be in Atlanta to take part in the event, as the league attempts to highlight rising standouts.

Who are the dunk contest participants?

NBA All-Star Slam Dunk Contest

  • 2021 | Anfernee Simons (Trail Blazers) | Atlanta.
  • 2020 | Derrick Jones Jr. ( …
  • 2019 | Hamidou Diallo (Thunder) | Charlotte.
  • 2018 | Donovan Mitchell (Jazz) | Los Angeles.
  • 2017 | Glenn Robinson III (Pacers) | New Orleans.
  • 2016 | Zach LaVine (Timberwolves) | Toronto.

Has a white man ever won the dunk contest?

It wasn’t the best or most exciting by any means, but it gave us the most surprising and different winner, with rookie Brent Barry taking home the trophy. The fun fact is that he is the first and only white player ever to win the dunk contest (apologies to Blake Griffin and Zach LaVine).

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