We don't want to judge this.
J and Carter pose with the dunk contest trophy. .
It was a risk.
And Raptors owner Larry Tanenbaum had - I think it was a G5 - one of those ultraluxurious corporate jets.On the night of the dunk contest, I hadn't seen any of those dunks from either Vince or Tracy before.Rider's memorable "East Bay Funk Dunk" with some assistance by his then-teammate (and cousin) Tracy McGrady.Vince Carter: When I woke up that next morning, my whole right arm was black and blue.The judges jumped over the table.And I still have it today.
I said, "I'm about to throw it up from half court." And that was.
You could see people on the edge of their seats.
While Carter got all the love, Steve Francis and Tracy McGrady put on a show of their own. .
The story begins back in 1998, when the league scrapped the Slam Dunk Contest due to a lack of interest.
And you're definitely going to have Vince's arm in the rim.The ball was perfectly between his legs, he's got his eyes up at the hoop.Francis missed his third-round dunk, but McGrady let loose his best jam of the night.The slam dunk competition is back.' "- Cheryl Miller Albert: To me, it was the most memorable since Julius when the ABA first introduced the dunk contest in 1976 and he took off from the foul line.Williams: To come out of the gate with that - everybody was like, "Whoa, wait rocks discount vitamins spid a minute!That was kind of my practice time.Marv Albert (broadcaster, TNT I normally didn't do the dunk contest then 'cause I found afterward that, because I always do the All-Star Game, it kills your voice for the next day.Every now and then after practice I'd do a few just to fool around when everybody's leaving and then leave it alone.But that's one you remember.