Your question: Did Kobe Bryant ever won the dunk contest?

Was Kobe Bryant ever in the dunk contest?

Kobe Bryant becomes youngest Slam Dunk Contest champion

Bryant was 18 years and 169 days old when he won the 1997 Slam Dunk Contest in Cleveland as a rookie. It wasn’t one of the most memorable dunk contests, but Bryant beat out Michael Finley and Chris Carr in the final round.

Has a white person ever won the dunk contest?

He was on the San Antonio Spurs championship teams in 2005 and 2007. He won the Slam Dunk Contest in the NBA All-Star Weekend in 1996 with a Julius Erving-inspired slam dunk in which he took off from the free throw line to sail in and dunk one-handed. He was the first caucasian player to win the competition.

Did LeBron ever do the dunk contest?

James didn’t participate in 2010, and over 10 years later, fans’ hopes have been all but dashed. It’s one of NBA history’s oddest conundrums, why James never touched the event that was partly made famous by his professional hero in Jordan. And it’s not like LeBron never did a dunk contest before.

Was the 2011 dunk contest rigged?

The judges rigged it with inflated scores for Griffin to surpass DeMar DeRozan to secure his spot in the finals.

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