WATCH: Former Michigan star Glenn Robinson III wins 2017 NBA Dunk Contest

Former Michigan Wolverine and current Indiana Pacers small forward Glenn Robinson III won the 2017 NBA Slam Dunk Contest, beating out the Phoenix Suns’ Derrick Jones Jr. in the final round, while also defeating Los Angeles Clippers’ DeAndre Jordan and the Orlando Magic’s Aaron Gordon.

Robinson played two seasons at Michigan (2012-14), a stretch where the school totaled a program-best 59 wins. In his 76 career games, he averaged 12.0 PPG and close to 5.0 RPG while playing in 33 minutes per contest. He was a second-round pick of the Timberwolves back in 2014. He played in 35 games as a rookie for both the T-Wolves and 76ers and has now been with the Pacers each of the last two seasons.

WATCH: Trampoline dunk team absolutely destroys backboard!

Watch as Liberty University’s SOAR trampoline dunk team absolutely destroys a backboard. They killed it tonight, for real though. #lusoardunk pic.twitter.com/tJm5wa10rB — Central Baptist (@discovercentral) February 15, 2016 As awesome as that was, it was not a good as Aaron Gordon and Zach LaVine were in Saturday’s NBA Slam Dunk Contest.

WATCH: Stephen Curry casually drills half-court jumper to close NBA All-Star Game

Sometimes television producers get it wrong. Split second decisions regarding camera cuts during live sporting events is tougher than it looks. So,when TNT opted for a close-up of Kobe Bryant along the bench near the conclusion of the 2016 NBA All-Star Game, we can’t totally blame them — it was Bryant’s 18th and final all-star appearance, … Read more

WATCH: Andre Drummond video bombs Kevin Hart

Not only will Detroit Pistons All-Star Andre Drummond be competing in Saturday night’s dunk contest, but he will also be suiting up for his first NBA All-Star Game on Sunday. On Friday night, Drummond took in the All-Star Celebrity Game in Toronto and according to this Vine, he looked to be having a great time. Watch … Read more

NBA All-Star Weekend to host player fashion show

Do you have zero cares about Friday’s Rookie/Sophomore Showcase? Are you tired of watching the same old routine of people shooting basketballs over and over from 23’9” in Saturday’s Three-Point Shootout? Do you yearn for the days when dunk greats like Michael Jordan, Dominique Wilkins, and Vince Carter put on a show in the Dunk … Read more

10 Most underrated Dunk Contest performances in NBA history

The top 10 dunk contest performances of all-time was too easy. An assorted pile of Carter, Jordan, Wilkins, and Richardson then boom, you’re done. We decided to take another approach: the most underrated dunk contest performances off all-time. The criteria is relatively simple yet admittedly vague. We figured that to be underrated, one likely should … Read more

Pistons’ Kentavious Caldwell-Pope selected to ‘Rising Stars Challenge’

Detroit Pistons shooting guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope has been selected to participate in the NBA’s BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge during NBA All-Star Weekend 2015. Or, to put it in simpler terms, he’s going to be playing in the rookie-sophomore game. Caldwell-Pope has started all 46 games this year for the Pistons, averaging 11.8 points per game, … Read more