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The star power and polish on stage in the past two Verizon Slam Dunk competitions might have been missing, but Glenn Robinson III didnt have any problem finishing the 2017 competition with a bang.
NBA All-Star Saturday is scheduled to begin with the skills challenge at.m.
By a score of 94-87 in the final at the Smoothie King Center, a contest that pitted two first-time participants against one another.
And he couldnt have anyway after his season came to an early end two weeks ago when the Minnesota Timberwolves swingman tore the ACL in his left knee.We'll see what he can he do solo.He was the first seattle maker faire promo code non-guard to ever win the event.Basically, I blame LeBron James.Had a solid final attempt, collecting a 50 on a between-the-legs windmill from just inside the foul line.Or take the duel between Vince Carter and Tracy McGrady in 2000.Hornets guard Kemba Walker, Mavericks guard Wesley Matthews, Lakers guard Nick Young, Pelicans guard Eric Gordon, Raptors guard Kyle Lowry and Trail Blazers guard.J.Robinson III scored a 44 on his first dunk of the final round, jumping over All-Star teammate Paul George before finishing with a compact windmill jam.
But he missed all three tries on his first attempt and finished with 87 points in the championship round.
Glenn Robinson III hadn't seen much time in the NBA until this year.
The Indiana Pacers swingman outdueled Phoenix Suns rookie Derrick Jones.More: NBA All-Star 2017 complete coverage, nEW orleans.But he wasnt as sharp this time around, missing his first few attempts of a drone dunk before making it on his final try.They'll be joined by Thomas, Jazz forward Gordon Hayward, Suns guard Devin Booker and Wizards guard John Wall.Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (a former point guard Kings center DeMarcus Cousins, Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis and Embiid's replacement, Nuggets forward Nikola Jokic, will get in on the fun.The buzz from last years competition was missing without two-time defending champion Zach LaVine and Aaron Gordon absent from the final this time around.