During last night’s TNT doubleheader, it was announced that DeMar DeRozan and Eric Gordon will compete in the All-Star Weekend “dunk-in” at halftime of the rookie/sophomore game, winner getting the fourth spot in the Dunk Contest the following night.
I caught the tail-end of the TNT studio crew’s discussion on dream dunk-in matchups, and wouldn’t you know, every scenario involved LeBron. The four matchups for the text-voting contest were LeBron vs. Jordan, LeBron vs. Vince Carter, LeBron vs. Dr. J, and LeBron vs. Dominique Wilkins. (Or something like that; I forgot the fourth “opponent.”)
Obviously, we can all think of more intriguing dunk-offs by opening it up to everybody. Give me one Past vs. Present, one Past vs. Past, and one Present vs. Present …
What are your dream “dunk-in” matchups?