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All-Star History: Slam Dunk Contest winners


Posted Feb 20 2013 3:20PM

A year-by-year look at the NBA Slam Dunk Contest winners since the event's inception in 1984:

Year Winner (Team) Location
2013 Terrence Ross (Raptors) Houston
2012 Jeremy Evans (Jazz) Orlando
2011 Blake Griffin (Clippers) Los Angeles
2010 Nate Robinson (Knicks) Dallas
2009 Nate Robinson (Knicks) Phoenix
2008 Dwight Howard (Magic) New Orleans
2007 Gerald Green (Celtics) Las Vegas
2006 Nate Robinson (Knicks) Houston
2005 Josh Smith (Hawks) Denver
2004 Fred Jones (Pacers) Los Angeles
2003 Jason Richardson (Warriors) Atlanta
2002 Jason Richardson (Warriors) Philadelphia
2001 Desmond Mason (Sonics) Washington, D.C.
2000 Vince Carter (Raptors) Oakland
1997 Kobe Bryant (Lakers) Cleveland
1996 Brent Barry (Clippers) San Antonio
1995 Harold Miner (Heat) Phoenix
1994 Isiah Rider (Timberwolves) Minneapolis
1993 Harold Miner (Heat) Salt Lake City
1992 Cedric Ceballos (Suns) Orlando
1991 Dee Brown (Celtics) Charlotte
1990 Dominique Wilkins (Hawks) Miami
1989 Kenny Walker (Knicks) Houston
1988 Michael Jordan (Bulls) Chicago
1987 Michael Jordan (Bulls) Seattle
1986 Spud Webb (Hawks) Dallas
1985 Dominique Wilkins (Hawks) Indianapolis
1984 Larry Nance (Suns) Denver
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