Kevin Love finishes with a final round 17 to beat the field that included hometown favorite, Ryan Anderson; former three-point contest winner James Jones; Anthony Morrow, who wore a jersey honoring the late Drazen Petrovic; and then out-pointed Kevin Durant in the Foot Locker Three-Point Contest.
See the Jeremy Evans dunks that crowned him champion of the 2012 Sprite Slam Dunk Contest in super slow motion high-definition.
Say what you will about Saturdays Haier Shooting Stars, Taco Bell Skills Challenge, Foot Locker Three-Point Contest and the Sprite Slam Dunk contest. The intro that mixed up highlights from past all-star weekends of all the aforementioned events with the Ni**as In Paris video featuring Jay Z and Kanye West was spectacular.
Solidifying his spot as my favorite player on the Pistons roster. Usually demure Greg Monroe literally shows off his comedic timing during tas he steals the ball from John Wall who was trying to do what would have been an impressive dunk in the final moments of the Rising Stars game. Larry David couldn’t have timed this better.
With the weekend’s festivities returning to Orlando for the first time since 1992. Nike celebrates the legacy of Penny Hardaway, arguably the most popular player in the history of pro basketball in Orlando. Made popular in the mid-90’s, the Nike Flight One makes a comeback in two colorways, with one featuring glow-in-the-dark details on the sole and midsole spheres.
Inspired by central Florida’s association with space exploration. The Nike Foamposite One, showcasing an out-of-this-world galactic print upper, includes a Polyurethane midsole and a Nike Zoom unit in heel for low-profile, responsive cushioning. Made popular in its debut on the college hardwood in 1998, the Foamposite breaks the mold of conventional footwear design.
Comedian and Celebrity Game MVP Kevin Hart throws the alley-oop pass on the money to rapper J.Cole who finishes for the two-handed slam. Who knew that both these guys had that much game.