Basketball player Larry Nance Jr. competes in the NBA Slam Dunk contest while wearing his dad's No. 22 jersey.
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How Much Money does the Winner of the NBA Dunk Contest Make?

While the NBA’s Slam Dunk Contest has lost some of its luster over the years, it still is a major draw every year during the NBA’s All-Star Weekend. Several of the biggest superstars of the last five decades made their name or expanded on their legacies through the event. Others have made their names strictly …

Lakers center Dwight Howard
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Dwight Howard’s Surprising Request That Won The Lakers Over

Over the last few seasons, former All-Star big man Dwight Howard garnered a strong stigma around the league that saw him bounce from team to team. However, Howard appears to have finally found a sticking point back with the Los Angeles Lakers that has got his NBA career back on track. It’s a situation that …