NBA Slam Dunk Contest 2019: Start time, participants, TV channel, live stream

first_imgHere is everything to know about the 2019 NBA Slam Dunk Contest, including a lineup of participants, a history of past winners, and how to watch live on TV and stream online.MORE: Watch the NBA live and on-demand with fuboTV (7-day free trial)What time does the NBA dunk contest start?The dunk contest will take place at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte on Saturday, Feb. 16. It does not have a definitive start time, but will be the final event of the Saturday slate following the skills challenge and 3-point contest. The night gets started at 8 p.m. ET. NBA dunk contest TV channel, live streamAs is the case with most other All-Star events, TNT will air the dunk contest. It can also be streamed on fuboTV, which offers a 7-day free trial. Kevin Harlan, Kenny Smith, and Mitchell will be among those on the broadcast. NBA dunk contest 2019 participantsDennis Smith Jr. finished third in the 2018 dunk contest. John Collins, Hamidou Diallo and Miles Bridges are first-time participants.PlayerTeamPos.HeightMiles BridgesHornetsF6-7John CollinsHawksF/C6-10Hamidou DialloThunderG6-5Dennis Smith Jr.KnicksG6-3NBA dunk contest judges, format for 2019The panel of judges for the 2019 dunk contest consists of retired NBA players Alonzo Mourning, David Thompson and Dee Brown along with WNBA stars Candace Parker and A’ja Wilson.The dunks will be graded on a scale of 6-10, with 50 being the maximum score per attempt. The two players with the highest combined score on their two first-round dunks will move to the finals, with the winner being determined the same way.NBA dunk contest past winnersYearWinnerTeam2018Donovan MitchellJazz2017Glenn Robinson IIIPacers2016Zach LaVineTimberwolves2015Zach LaVineTimberwolves2014John WallWizards2013Terrence RossRaptors2012Jeremy EvansJazz2011Blake GriffinClippers2010Nate RobinsonKnicks2009Nate RobinsonKnicks2008Dwight HowardMagic2007Gerald GreenCeltics2006Nate RobinsonKnicks2005Josh SmithHawks2004Fred JonesPacers2003Jason RichardsonWarriors2002Jason RichardsonWarriors2001Desmond MasonSonics2000Vince CarterRaptors1997Kobe BryantLakers1996Brent BarryClippers1995Harold MinerHeat1994Isiah RiderTimberwolves1993Harold MinerHeat1992Cedric CeballosSuns1991Dee BrownCeltics1990Dominique WilkinsHawks1989Kenny WalkerKnicks1988Michael JordanBulls1987Michael JordanBulls1986Spud WebbHawks1985Dominique WilkinsHawks1984Larry NanceSuns High-flying slams and unorthodox props will be featured heavily in the 2019 NBA Slam Dunk Contest, which will serve as the finale of Saturday night’s All-Star festivities.It doesn’t feature the same star power as the 3-point contest or skills competition, but dunks still carry a certain prestige and the event is never short on excitement. Two rookies and a pair of second-year players will make up this year’s field, which won’t feature defending champion Donovan Mitchell.last_img read more