LeBron James Hosts Private Slam Dunk Contest in Practice »

Feb 11, 2014 at 3:17 pm | around-the-nbalebron-james

LeBron James held his semi-annual dunk contest, this time at the start of NBA All-Star week. For more than a decade now, James has been saying no to the premium event on All-Star Saturday. The NBA and sponsors asked, sometimes begged, his first few years in the league. At the end of the Miami Heat […]

Nike was Really Prepared for LeBron to Participate in Slam Dunk Contest with Special Shoes »

Jul 13, 2012 at 2:00 pm | lebron-viishoes

In 2009… one year before the 2010 NBA All-Star Weekend, LeBron James said: “Right now I’m preliminarily putting my name in the 2010 contest Saturday night. LeBron James is saying in 2010, in Dallas Stadium, he will compete.” The whole world was preparing for this moment, but only a couple of weeks before the big […]

King James Still Wants To Be in the 2010 Dunk Contest »

Feb 19, 2009 at 1:50 am | around-the-nbalebron-james

James is still hedging a little on his proclamation that he wants to compete in the Slam Dunk Contest next year, but he didn’t say it in the heat of the moment. He feels the contest has “gotten out of control” and he plans to recruit some of his fellow superstars to take it back. […]