C.lupus wrote:I personally don't care if names like Lebron are in the dunk contest or not. What turns me off is the 50 failed attempts. The format needs major changes. Cut down on the time/number of attempts and dock a point for every miss.
No, I get that, and I agree. But I'm talking about the people who watch a simple LeBron dunk and try to pretend like it was WAY better than what was seen Saturday night. The sucky part about this year's is we had some guys who were legitimate dunkers in the contest, but they were derailed trying to do crazy stuff (though James White was a victim of age/nerves IMO, cause dude's done his dunks a billion times before), rather than just showing out with great dunks that they're fully capable of. I don't know what Gerald Green was trying to do lol.
The contestants should put an emphais on having "makeable" back-up dunks in case their main ones fail. Cause watching a guy fail that many times and not have another one they can at least go to for decent points is sad and awkward. After about 3 misses, you really lose punch anyway.