In a Dunk Contest for the books Zach LaVine defended his title for the 2nd year by winning this years Slam Dunk Contest. Saturday night Slam Dunk Contest included Minnesota Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine, Denver Nuggets guard Will Barton, Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond and Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon.
FIRST DUNK RANKINGS:
LaVine – 50
Gordon – 45
Barton – 44
Drummond – 36
SECOND DUNK RANKINGS:
(THE DUNKERS USE THE ASSIST OF ANOTHER PLAYER)
LaVine – 49
Gordon – 49
Drummond – 39
Barton – 30
The finals came down to Gordon and LaVine
Gordon – 50 x2
LaVine – 50 x2
They went to a second overtime of dunks Gordon went with a safe dunk in the double overtime, LaVine won the contest with a big between-the-legs slam. Some would say the greatest dunk contest in history, as we watched LaVine successfully defended his championship For the 2016 slam dunk contest.
Its simply amazing to see the physical and mental abilities of former Nba Player “Lamar Odom” hiking after ” a life altering overdose. Lamar, back up and at em’ and seems to be in good spirits after he nearly lost his life the past year. Khloe Kardashian being Lamars Rock through it all has recently moved Lamar in to support and care as she’s been doing. I freakin Love Khloe out the whole klan, next to rob she has been the ultimate realist and Lamar ought be thankful for her huge heart. I wonder if theres some rekindling sparks pop off between the two?
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Dopeness an NFL RB from the Seattle Seahawks by the name of Marshawn Lynch, is always making big moves. Recently connecting with McLoughin Jeep of Oregon to create 24 limited edition vehicles. 24 special whips, like the number represented on his jersey. Lynch will be donating the most revenue to his charity called #FamilyFirst. I so Love the spirit of this man. Lets all wish him a beasty comeback next season! CheckOut Tmz’s link for more pics and info.
Kobe Bryant, 37, known for his krazy handles in the NBA and his 5 championships achieved with the Los Angeles Lakers. Kobe Bryant Retiring early Last night in the 3rd at the Target center in Minnesota against the Timberwolves in the 3rd quarter. Kobe requesting coach Byron Scott bench him, suggesting to Scott that he let the young ones run and D’Angelo Russell, 19, expressed his appreciation to the Vet for the trusted run. Russell, ended the game with his career high of 23 points. OT occurring after Russell Drops an incredible shot to tie. Lakers still losing by one point, closing score 122-123.
Bryant has dedicated his 20 year career to the Los Angeles Lakers, but it’s said all Great things unfortunately come to an end. Kobe, announcing just this past Sunday on The Players’ Tribune website that he will retire after this season, but will the season end sooner then expected? Kobe shares, “This season is all I have left to give. My heart can take the pounding. My mind can handle the grind but my body knows it’s time to say goodbye. “And that’s OK. I’m ready to let you go.” Most laker fans are in disbelief hoping he had some seasons left in him.