Quick Thoughts on Slam Dunk ContestPosted on February 17, 2008
What a Saturday night! I think most of us can agree we haven't seen a dunk contest like that in a long time and we can all thank Dwight Howard for that. The talk all week was that Howard had something up his sleeve and after he pulled out the first two dunks the contest was all but over. While Howard stole the show, I got about 10 texts from friends/co-workers after "The Superman" dunk, I also have to give a lot of credit for originality to Gerald Green. Green's "Blow Out the Candle" dunk was very similar to Howard's "Sticker" dunk from last year. At first everyone was like "what did he do?" And after watching the replay you saw exactly what Green did, and the dunk looked about 10 times better. I really wish the judges would have held off their scoring on that dunk until after the replay. Not that it would have mattered. While the last couple days have had few breathers in the schedule, game day is one of the quieter days of the weekend. Therefore I am heading off to the NBA Store to pick up some souvenirs for friends and family. Please join me at 8:00pm tonight at washingtonwizardsblog.com, for a live blog of tonight's game.
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