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How to Save Dunk Contest: $2 Million Pot

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If you can barely contain yourself waiting for next Saturday’s All-Star Weekend dunk-a-thon between Chase Budinger, Derrick Williams, Paul George and Iman Shumpert, raise your hand.

All right. Everybody not related to Budinger, Williams, George and Shumpert, keep those hands up.

Anybody?

No disrespect to the four contestants announced this week to compete in the climax of Saturday night's festivities—no, check that. All due disrespect to the four contestants. They could be spectacular next week. They could literally rewrite the laws of physics. They’d still be footnotes to Slam Dunk Contest history.

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