> Glenn Robinson III is the NBA’s new dunk king, with an assist to Indiana teammate Paul George, the Pacers’ mascot and a Pacers cheerleader. "To be playing for Indiana and representing the state means a lot to me, and the fans and everybody wanted to see me do great. WarnerMedia Privacy Center | GR3 flew over all three and dunked with two hands, sending the crowd into a final frenzy and earning him another 50 from the judges to seal the deal. In the first round, each player was given a chance to complete two dunks and the two players with the highest combined score advanced to the head-to-head final. The dunk that cost him was a bold one. Needing a 44 or better to win, Robinson III brought PG back on the floor to assist, as well as Boomer and Pacemate Kayla. it will apply to data controlled jointly by the NBA and WarnerMedia as well as other data controlled by WarnerMedia. In the opening round, Robinson III soared over two people, one of which was sitting on the other's shoulders, lifting the ball off the top and slamming it down on his first attempt. "I couldn't dunk until my sophomore year in high school, and now not even a decade later, I won an NBA Dunk Contest," Robinson III told reporters after he had won. the NBA Privacy Center, it will apply to data controlled independently by the NBA. Posted: Feb 18, 2017 At the 2017 Verizon Slam Dunk Contest on All-Star Saturday Night in New Orleans, Glenn Robinson III had the Smoothie King Center glowing with an … Porzingis emerged from the big-men’s division that included the Pelicans’ Anthony Davis and Denver’s Nikola Jokic. Indiana pacers Glenn Robinson III holds up his trophy after winning the slam dunk contest during NBA All-Star Saturday Night events in New Orleans, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. I'm an Indiana kid," GR3 explained. After a head-to-head showdown with Derrick Jones Jr. of the Phoenix Suns, Robinson III's repertoire of slams proved to be too much for the competition, as the Pacers' soaring swingman executed at each turn to be crowned the 2017 Slam Dunk Champ. Both dunk finalists delighted the crowd with soaring slams over teammates and others that showcased the explosive spring in their vertical leaps. If you make a request through But he couldn’t get the dunk to go down in his allotted three attempts. NBA Privacy Center | Feb. 18, 2017 - Glenn Robinson III goes up over two people for his first dunk in the 2017 Verizon Slam Dunk contest, earning a perfect score of 50 from the judges. Gordon’s score of 21 in a final-round tiebreaker defeated Cleveland’s Kyrie Irving, the 2013 winner who had 18. Robinson III opened up the show in the final round, getting a hand from Pacers All-Star Paul George. When they gave me this chance, it took me a week to come up with some things that nobody's ever seen in the NBA dunk contest.". With George holding the ball over his head, Robinson III leapt over the 6-foot, 9-inch George, finishing the dunk with a windmill. Feb. 18, 2017 - Pacers swingman Glenn Robinson III is introduced to the crowd at the Smoothie King Center before the 2017 Verizon Slam Dunk Contest. Kristaps Porzingis of the New York Knicks won the Skills Challenge. "My whole career, my whole life, I've been an underdog," said Glenn Robinson III at the podium, with his trophy sitting next to him. Glenn Robinson III Shares his Thoughts on Being Slam Dunk Champion, Glenn Robinson III Wins With a Perfect Score, Glenn Robinson III Dunks Over Paul George, 2017-18 Season in Photos: Glenn Robinson III, Glenn Robinson III 2017-18 Season Highlights, Brogdon Tips Off Book Club with IPS Schools, 2017 Draft: Pacers Acquire TJ Leaf, Edmond Sumner, Postgame: Paul George on All-Star Game, GRIII's Dunk Contest Win. Jones jumped over four teammates including Devin Booker and Marquese Chriss in the first round. On his second dunk attempt of the opening round, Robinson III completed a 360-jam in which he dabbed on the finish (lifted his for arm in front of his face, for those unfamiliar with the dab), and was awarded a 41 by the judges, sending him and Jones Jr. of the Suns to the finals. Prior to the Dunk Contest, Kristaps Porzingis of the New York Knicks won the Taco Bell Skills Challenge, and Eric Gordon of Houston Rockets (and North Central High School in Indianapolis) was crowned champion of the JBL Three Point Contest. The slams were graded by five judges on a scale of 6 to 10, resulting in a high score of 50 and a low score of 30. But Robinson made sure it wasn’t enough. If you make a request through the WarnerMedia Privacy Center, "Going into this, I hadn't really practiced any trick dunks. At the 2017 Verizon Slam Dunk Contest on All-Star Saturday Night in New Orleans, Glenn Robinson III had the Smoothie King Center glowing with an array of awe-inspiring slams and became the first Pacers player since Fred Jones to be crowned Slam Dunk Champion. Feb. 18, 2017 - For his second Dunk Contest slam, Glenn Robinson III got a 360 to fall while doing a dab in mid-air to obscure his vision. Take a look at the recap of the 2017 Verizon Slam Dunk Contest during NBA All-Star Saturday in New Orleans. The dunk sent the Smoothie King Center into a frenzy and elicited the first perfect 50 of the night, as the judges — NBA legends Gary Payton, David Robinson, Dominique Wilkins, Alonzo Mourning, and Chris Webber — were struck by the athleticism of the dunk. Privacy Act, please use the links below to visit each company’s privacy center. Feb. 18, 2017 - For his first dunk in the finals of the 2017 Verizon Slam Dunk contest, Glenn Robinson III dunks over teammate Paul George. 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And now that we’ve had a little time to reflect, of the best on-court stories from the festivities in New Orleans was the emergence of dunk contest champion Glenn Robinson III… Indiana pacers Glenn Robinson III holds up his trophy after winning the slam dunk contest during NBA All-Star Saturday Night events in New Orleans, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. I focused on playing. February 18, 2017 - Glenn Robinson III closed the Slam Dunk Contest with a powerful slam over Paul George, Boomer, and Pacemate Kayla, earning a perfect score from the judges. February 18, 2017 - After being crowned the 2017 NBA Slam Dunk Champion, Pacers swingman Glenn Robinson III talked to the media about being an underdog, practicing dunks, and representing Indiana. The slam, which Robinson took three runups to complete, earned him a 44 from the panel of NBA legends. The Slam Dunk Contest, which is comprised of two rounds, featured Robinson III, Clippers All-Star DeAndre Jordan, Magic forward Aaron Gordon, and Suns high-flyer Derrick Jones Jr. Powered by BizBudding Inc. 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Robinson edged out Phoenix’s Derrick Jones Jr., who was done in by his failure to complete his difficult first dunk of two in the final round. Do Not Sell My Personal Information | Big men reigned supreme for a second straight year in the skills competition, with the 7-foot-3 Porzingis beating Utah’s Gordon Hayward in the final round. "/> > Glenn Robinson III is the NBA’s new dunk king, with an assist to Indiana teammate Paul George, the Pacers’ mascot and a Pacers cheerleader. "To be playing for Indiana and representing the state means a lot to me, and the fans and everybody wanted to see me do great. WarnerMedia Privacy Center | GR3 flew over all three and dunked with two hands, sending the crowd into a final frenzy and earning him another 50 from the judges to seal the deal. In the first round, each player was given a chance to complete two dunks and the two players with the highest combined score advanced to the head-to-head final. The dunk that cost him was a bold one. Needing a 44 or better to win, Robinson III brought PG back on the floor to assist, as well as Boomer and Pacemate Kayla. it will apply to data controlled jointly by the NBA and WarnerMedia as well as other data controlled by WarnerMedia. In the opening round, Robinson III soared over two people, one of which was sitting on the other's shoulders, lifting the ball off the top and slamming it down on his first attempt. "I couldn't dunk until my sophomore year in high school, and now not even a decade later, I won an NBA Dunk Contest," Robinson III told reporters after he had won. the NBA Privacy Center, it will apply to data controlled independently by the NBA. Posted: Feb 18, 2017 At the 2017 Verizon Slam Dunk Contest on All-Star Saturday Night in New Orleans, Glenn Robinson III had the Smoothie King Center glowing with an … Porzingis emerged from the big-men’s division that included the Pelicans’ Anthony Davis and Denver’s Nikola Jokic. Indiana pacers Glenn Robinson III holds up his trophy after winning the slam dunk contest during NBA All-Star Saturday Night events in New Orleans, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. I'm an Indiana kid," GR3 explained. After a head-to-head showdown with Derrick Jones Jr. of the Phoenix Suns, Robinson III's repertoire of slams proved to be too much for the competition, as the Pacers' soaring swingman executed at each turn to be crowned the 2017 Slam Dunk Champ. Both dunk finalists delighted the crowd with soaring slams over teammates and others that showcased the explosive spring in their vertical leaps. If you make a request through But he couldn’t get the dunk to go down in his allotted three attempts. NBA Privacy Center | Feb. 18, 2017 - Glenn Robinson III goes up over two people for his first dunk in the 2017 Verizon Slam Dunk contest, earning a perfect score of 50 from the judges. Gordon’s score of 21 in a final-round tiebreaker defeated Cleveland’s Kyrie Irving, the 2013 winner who had 18. Robinson III opened up the show in the final round, getting a hand from Pacers All-Star Paul George. When they gave me this chance, it took me a week to come up with some things that nobody's ever seen in the NBA dunk contest.". With George holding the ball over his head, Robinson III leapt over the 6-foot, 9-inch George, finishing the dunk with a windmill. Feb. 18, 2017 - Pacers swingman Glenn Robinson III is introduced to the crowd at the Smoothie King Center before the 2017 Verizon Slam Dunk Contest. Kristaps Porzingis of the New York Knicks won the Skills Challenge. "My whole career, my whole life, I've been an underdog," said Glenn Robinson III at the podium, with his trophy sitting next to him. Glenn Robinson III Shares his Thoughts on Being Slam Dunk Champion, Glenn Robinson III Wins With a Perfect Score, Glenn Robinson III Dunks Over Paul George, 2017-18 Season in Photos: Glenn Robinson III, Glenn Robinson III 2017-18 Season Highlights, Brogdon Tips Off Book Club with IPS Schools, 2017 Draft: Pacers Acquire TJ Leaf, Edmond Sumner, Postgame: Paul George on All-Star Game, GRIII's Dunk Contest Win. Jones jumped over four teammates including Devin Booker and Marquese Chriss in the first round. On his second dunk attempt of the opening round, Robinson III completed a 360-jam in which he dabbed on the finish (lifted his for arm in front of his face, for those unfamiliar with the dab), and was awarded a 41 by the judges, sending him and Jones Jr. of the Suns to the finals. Prior to the Dunk Contest, Kristaps Porzingis of the New York Knicks won the Taco Bell Skills Challenge, and Eric Gordon of Houston Rockets (and North Central High School in Indianapolis) was crowned champion of the JBL Three Point Contest. The slams were graded by five judges on a scale of 6 to 10, resulting in a high score of 50 and a low score of 30. But Robinson made sure it wasn’t enough. If you make a request through the WarnerMedia Privacy Center, "Going into this, I hadn't really practiced any trick dunks. At the 2017 Verizon Slam Dunk Contest on All-Star Saturday Night in New Orleans, Glenn Robinson III had the Smoothie King Center glowing with an array of awe-inspiring slams and became the first Pacers player since Fred Jones to be crowned Slam Dunk Champion. Feb. 18, 2017 - For his second Dunk Contest slam, Glenn Robinson III got a 360 to fall while doing a dab in mid-air to obscure his vision. Take a look at the recap of the 2017 Verizon Slam Dunk Contest during NBA All-Star Saturday in New Orleans. The dunk sent the Smoothie King Center into a frenzy and elicited the first perfect 50 of the night, as the judges — NBA legends Gary Payton, David Robinson, Dominique Wilkins, Alonzo Mourning, and Chris Webber — were struck by the athleticism of the dunk. Privacy Act, please use the links below to visit each company’s privacy center. Feb. 18, 2017 - For his first dunk in the finals of the 2017 Verizon Slam Dunk contest, Glenn Robinson III dunks over teammate Paul George. 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And now that we’ve had a little time to reflect, of the best on-court stories from the festivities in New Orleans was the emergence of dunk contest champion Glenn Robinson III… Indiana pacers Glenn Robinson III holds up his trophy after winning the slam dunk contest during NBA All-Star Saturday Night events in New Orleans, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. I focused on playing. February 18, 2017 - Glenn Robinson III closed the Slam Dunk Contest with a powerful slam over Paul George, Boomer, and Pacemate Kayla, earning a perfect score from the judges. February 18, 2017 - After being crowned the 2017 NBA Slam Dunk Champion, Pacers swingman Glenn Robinson III talked to the media about being an underdog, practicing dunks, and representing Indiana. The slam, which Robinson took three runups to complete, earned him a 44 from the panel of NBA legends. The Slam Dunk Contest, which is comprised of two rounds, featured Robinson III, Clippers All-Star DeAndre Jordan, Magic forward Aaron Gordon, and Suns high-flyer Derrick Jones Jr. Powered by BizBudding Inc. 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Robinson edged out Phoenix’s Derrick Jones Jr., who was done in by his failure to complete his difficult first dunk of two in the final round. Do Not Sell My Personal Information | Big men reigned supreme for a second straight year in the skills competition, with the 7-foot-3 Porzingis beating Utah’s Gordon Hayward in the final round. "> > Glenn Robinson III is the NBA’s new dunk king, with an assist to Indiana teammate Paul George, the Pacers’ mascot and a Pacers cheerleader. "To be playing for Indiana and representing the state means a lot to me, and the fans and everybody wanted to see me do great. WarnerMedia Privacy Center | GR3 flew over all three and dunked with two hands, sending the crowd into a final frenzy and earning him another 50 from the judges to seal the deal. In the first round, each player was given a chance to complete two dunks and the two players with the highest combined score advanced to the head-to-head final. The dunk that cost him was a bold one. Needing a 44 or better to win, Robinson III brought PG back on the floor to assist, as well as Boomer and Pacemate Kayla. it will apply to data controlled jointly by the NBA and WarnerMedia as well as other data controlled by WarnerMedia. In the opening round, Robinson III soared over two people, one of which was sitting on the other's shoulders, lifting the ball off the top and slamming it down on his first attempt. "I couldn't dunk until my sophomore year in high school, and now not even a decade later, I won an NBA Dunk Contest," Robinson III told reporters after he had won. the NBA Privacy Center, it will apply to data controlled independently by the NBA. Posted: Feb 18, 2017 At the 2017 Verizon Slam Dunk Contest on All-Star Saturday Night in New Orleans, Glenn Robinson III had the Smoothie King Center glowing with an … Porzingis emerged from the big-men’s division that included the Pelicans’ Anthony Davis and Denver’s Nikola Jokic. Indiana pacers Glenn Robinson III holds up his trophy after winning the slam dunk contest during NBA All-Star Saturday Night events in New Orleans, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. I'm an Indiana kid," GR3 explained. After a head-to-head showdown with Derrick Jones Jr. of the Phoenix Suns, Robinson III's repertoire of slams proved to be too much for the competition, as the Pacers' soaring swingman executed at each turn to be crowned the 2017 Slam Dunk Champ. Both dunk finalists delighted the crowd with soaring slams over teammates and others that showcased the explosive spring in their vertical leaps. If you make a request through But he couldn’t get the dunk to go down in his allotted three attempts. NBA Privacy Center | Feb. 18, 2017 - Glenn Robinson III goes up over two people for his first dunk in the 2017 Verizon Slam Dunk contest, earning a perfect score of 50 from the judges. Gordon’s score of 21 in a final-round tiebreaker defeated Cleveland’s Kyrie Irving, the 2013 winner who had 18. Robinson III opened up the show in the final round, getting a hand from Pacers All-Star Paul George. When they gave me this chance, it took me a week to come up with some things that nobody's ever seen in the NBA dunk contest.". With George holding the ball over his head, Robinson III leapt over the 6-foot, 9-inch George, finishing the dunk with a windmill. Feb. 18, 2017 - Pacers swingman Glenn Robinson III is introduced to the crowd at the Smoothie King Center before the 2017 Verizon Slam Dunk Contest. Kristaps Porzingis of the New York Knicks won the Skills Challenge. "My whole career, my whole life, I've been an underdog," said Glenn Robinson III at the podium, with his trophy sitting next to him. Glenn Robinson III Shares his Thoughts on Being Slam Dunk Champion, Glenn Robinson III Wins With a Perfect Score, Glenn Robinson III Dunks Over Paul George, 2017-18 Season in Photos: Glenn Robinson III, Glenn Robinson III 2017-18 Season Highlights, Brogdon Tips Off Book Club with IPS Schools, 2017 Draft: Pacers Acquire TJ Leaf, Edmond Sumner, Postgame: Paul George on All-Star Game, GRIII's Dunk Contest Win. Jones jumped over four teammates including Devin Booker and Marquese Chriss in the first round. On his second dunk attempt of the opening round, Robinson III completed a 360-jam in which he dabbed on the finish (lifted his for arm in front of his face, for those unfamiliar with the dab), and was awarded a 41 by the judges, sending him and Jones Jr. of the Suns to the finals. Prior to the Dunk Contest, Kristaps Porzingis of the New York Knicks won the Taco Bell Skills Challenge, and Eric Gordon of Houston Rockets (and North Central High School in Indianapolis) was crowned champion of the JBL Three Point Contest. The slams were graded by five judges on a scale of 6 to 10, resulting in a high score of 50 and a low score of 30. But Robinson made sure it wasn’t enough. If you make a request through the WarnerMedia Privacy Center, "Going into this, I hadn't really practiced any trick dunks. At the 2017 Verizon Slam Dunk Contest on All-Star Saturday Night in New Orleans, Glenn Robinson III had the Smoothie King Center glowing with an array of awe-inspiring slams and became the first Pacers player since Fred Jones to be crowned Slam Dunk Champion. Feb. 18, 2017 - For his second Dunk Contest slam, Glenn Robinson III got a 360 to fall while doing a dab in mid-air to obscure his vision. Take a look at the recap of the 2017 Verizon Slam Dunk Contest during NBA All-Star Saturday in New Orleans. The dunk sent the Smoothie King Center into a frenzy and elicited the first perfect 50 of the night, as the judges — NBA legends Gary Payton, David Robinson, Dominique Wilkins, Alonzo Mourning, and Chris Webber — were struck by the athleticism of the dunk. Privacy Act, please use the links below to visit each company’s privacy center. Feb. 18, 2017 - For his first dunk in the finals of the 2017 Verizon Slam Dunk contest, Glenn Robinson III dunks over teammate Paul George. 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And now that we’ve had a little time to reflect, of the best on-court stories from the festivities in New Orleans was the emergence of dunk contest champion Glenn Robinson III… Indiana pacers Glenn Robinson III holds up his trophy after winning the slam dunk contest during NBA All-Star Saturday Night events in New Orleans, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. I focused on playing. February 18, 2017 - Glenn Robinson III closed the Slam Dunk Contest with a powerful slam over Paul George, Boomer, and Pacemate Kayla, earning a perfect score from the judges. February 18, 2017 - After being crowned the 2017 NBA Slam Dunk Champion, Pacers swingman Glenn Robinson III talked to the media about being an underdog, practicing dunks, and representing Indiana. The slam, which Robinson took three runups to complete, earned him a 44 from the panel of NBA legends. The Slam Dunk Contest, which is comprised of two rounds, featured Robinson III, Clippers All-Star DeAndre Jordan, Magic forward Aaron Gordon, and Suns high-flyer Derrick Jones Jr. Powered by BizBudding Inc. 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Robinson edged out Phoenix’s Derrick Jones Jr., who was done in by his failure to complete his difficult first dunk of two in the final round. Do Not Sell My Personal Information | Big men reigned supreme for a second straight year in the skills competition, with the 7-foot-3 Porzingis beating Utah’s Gordon Hayward in the final round. ">

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His opponent, Jones Jr., struggled to complete the first of his two slams in the final round, paving the way for GR3 to jam his way to the finish. No portion of NBA.com may be duplicated, redistributed or manipulated in any form. All of which set the stage for the night's main event, the Slam Dunk Contest. Robinson had one dunk in which he leap-frogged one man sitting on another’s shoulders, grabbed the ball from the elevated man’s hands and slamming it home. DeAndre Jordan of the Los Angeles Clippers and Aaron Gordon of Orlando were unable to emerge from the first round. I focused on starting and playing to the best of my ability. Sign up for The Whistle, the GametimeCT newsletter, to get the best, most up-to-the-minute, engaging high school sports coverage in the state. Those vanquished in earlier rounds included guards John Wall of Washington and Isaiah Thomas of Boston, both because they couldn’t make their initial 3-pointers required to close out the course before Hayward did, even though Hayward had trailed each of them dribbling down the court by a considerable margin before hitting his clinching shots. All rights reserved. The pair had each finished with a score of 20 in the final round, meaning they each had to shoot 25 more balls to decide it. "I'm okay with that. But when it's time to shine, I think that I definitely want to come with it.". He also drew roars from the crowd when he took a pass off the side of the backboard from Booker with his right hand, put the ball between his legs to his left for a round-house jam. In the 3-point contest, Houston’s Eric Gordon dethroned Golden State splash brother Klay Thompson. He tried to leap a friend and the Suns’ gorilla mascot, grab the ball on the way over, put it between his legs and then finish with a windmill. The players had a maximum of three attempts to complete each dunk in both the first round and the final round. To opt out of the sale of your personal information as permitted by the California Consumer After the three other competitors had completed their opening dunks, Robinson was ahead of the field. It was a good night for the Indiana Pacers on Saturday night – Glenn Robinson III took home the crown in the Dunk Contest and one of the team’s cheerleaders was the talk of the internet. In a surprise, Gordon of the Magic was unable to advance to the final round, while Clippers big man DeAndre Jordan, despite leaping over rapper DJ Khaled, did not accumulate enough points to make it to the head-to-head round. The three-round, head-to-head obstacle-course competition tests dribbling, passing, agility and shooting skills. NEW ORLEANS >> Glenn Robinson III is the NBA’s new dunk king, with an assist to Indiana teammate Paul George, the Pacers’ mascot and a Pacers cheerleader. "To be playing for Indiana and representing the state means a lot to me, and the fans and everybody wanted to see me do great. WarnerMedia Privacy Center | GR3 flew over all three and dunked with two hands, sending the crowd into a final frenzy and earning him another 50 from the judges to seal the deal. In the first round, each player was given a chance to complete two dunks and the two players with the highest combined score advanced to the head-to-head final. The dunk that cost him was a bold one. Needing a 44 or better to win, Robinson III brought PG back on the floor to assist, as well as Boomer and Pacemate Kayla. it will apply to data controlled jointly by the NBA and WarnerMedia as well as other data controlled by WarnerMedia. In the opening round, Robinson III soared over two people, one of which was sitting on the other's shoulders, lifting the ball off the top and slamming it down on his first attempt. "I couldn't dunk until my sophomore year in high school, and now not even a decade later, I won an NBA Dunk Contest," Robinson III told reporters after he had won. the NBA Privacy Center, it will apply to data controlled independently by the NBA. Posted: Feb 18, 2017 At the 2017 Verizon Slam Dunk Contest on All-Star Saturday Night in New Orleans, Glenn Robinson III had the Smoothie King Center glowing with an … Porzingis emerged from the big-men’s division that included the Pelicans’ Anthony Davis and Denver’s Nikola Jokic. Indiana pacers Glenn Robinson III holds up his trophy after winning the slam dunk contest during NBA All-Star Saturday Night events in New Orleans, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. I'm an Indiana kid," GR3 explained. After a head-to-head showdown with Derrick Jones Jr. of the Phoenix Suns, Robinson III's repertoire of slams proved to be too much for the competition, as the Pacers' soaring swingman executed at each turn to be crowned the 2017 Slam Dunk Champ. Both dunk finalists delighted the crowd with soaring slams over teammates and others that showcased the explosive spring in their vertical leaps. If you make a request through But he couldn’t get the dunk to go down in his allotted three attempts. NBA Privacy Center | Feb. 18, 2017 - Glenn Robinson III goes up over two people for his first dunk in the 2017 Verizon Slam Dunk contest, earning a perfect score of 50 from the judges. Gordon’s score of 21 in a final-round tiebreaker defeated Cleveland’s Kyrie Irving, the 2013 winner who had 18. Robinson III opened up the show in the final round, getting a hand from Pacers All-Star Paul George. When they gave me this chance, it took me a week to come up with some things that nobody's ever seen in the NBA dunk contest.". With George holding the ball over his head, Robinson III leapt over the 6-foot, 9-inch George, finishing the dunk with a windmill. Feb. 18, 2017 - Pacers swingman Glenn Robinson III is introduced to the crowd at the Smoothie King Center before the 2017 Verizon Slam Dunk Contest. Kristaps Porzingis of the New York Knicks won the Skills Challenge. "My whole career, my whole life, I've been an underdog," said Glenn Robinson III at the podium, with his trophy sitting next to him. Glenn Robinson III Shares his Thoughts on Being Slam Dunk Champion, Glenn Robinson III Wins With a Perfect Score, Glenn Robinson III Dunks Over Paul George, 2017-18 Season in Photos: Glenn Robinson III, Glenn Robinson III 2017-18 Season Highlights, Brogdon Tips Off Book Club with IPS Schools, 2017 Draft: Pacers Acquire TJ Leaf, Edmond Sumner, Postgame: Paul George on All-Star Game, GRIII's Dunk Contest Win. Jones jumped over four teammates including Devin Booker and Marquese Chriss in the first round. On his second dunk attempt of the opening round, Robinson III completed a 360-jam in which he dabbed on the finish (lifted his for arm in front of his face, for those unfamiliar with the dab), and was awarded a 41 by the judges, sending him and Jones Jr. of the Suns to the finals. Prior to the Dunk Contest, Kristaps Porzingis of the New York Knicks won the Taco Bell Skills Challenge, and Eric Gordon of Houston Rockets (and North Central High School in Indianapolis) was crowned champion of the JBL Three Point Contest. The slams were graded by five judges on a scale of 6 to 10, resulting in a high score of 50 and a low score of 30. But Robinson made sure it wasn’t enough. If you make a request through the WarnerMedia Privacy Center, "Going into this, I hadn't really practiced any trick dunks. At the 2017 Verizon Slam Dunk Contest on All-Star Saturday Night in New Orleans, Glenn Robinson III had the Smoothie King Center glowing with an array of awe-inspiring slams and became the first Pacers player since Fred Jones to be crowned Slam Dunk Champion. Feb. 18, 2017 - For his second Dunk Contest slam, Glenn Robinson III got a 360 to fall while doing a dab in mid-air to obscure his vision. Take a look at the recap of the 2017 Verizon Slam Dunk Contest during NBA All-Star Saturday in New Orleans. The dunk sent the Smoothie King Center into a frenzy and elicited the first perfect 50 of the night, as the judges — NBA legends Gary Payton, David Robinson, Dominique Wilkins, Alonzo Mourning, and Chris Webber — were struck by the athleticism of the dunk. Privacy Act, please use the links below to visit each company’s privacy center. Feb. 18, 2017 - For his first dunk in the finals of the 2017 Verizon Slam Dunk contest, Glenn Robinson III dunks over teammate Paul George. 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And now that we’ve had a little time to reflect, of the best on-court stories from the festivities in New Orleans was the emergence of dunk contest champion Glenn Robinson III… Indiana pacers Glenn Robinson III holds up his trophy after winning the slam dunk contest during NBA All-Star Saturday Night events in New Orleans, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. I focused on playing. February 18, 2017 - Glenn Robinson III closed the Slam Dunk Contest with a powerful slam over Paul George, Boomer, and Pacemate Kayla, earning a perfect score from the judges. February 18, 2017 - After being crowned the 2017 NBA Slam Dunk Champion, Pacers swingman Glenn Robinson III talked to the media about being an underdog, practicing dunks, and representing Indiana. The slam, which Robinson took three runups to complete, earned him a 44 from the panel of NBA legends. The Slam Dunk Contest, which is comprised of two rounds, featured Robinson III, Clippers All-Star DeAndre Jordan, Magic forward Aaron Gordon, and Suns high-flyer Derrick Jones Jr. Powered by BizBudding Inc. 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Robinson edged out Phoenix’s Derrick Jones Jr., who was done in by his failure to complete his difficult first dunk of two in the final round. Do Not Sell My Personal Information | Big men reigned supreme for a second straight year in the skills competition, with the 7-foot-3 Porzingis beating Utah’s Gordon Hayward in the final round.

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