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Wall Wins Slam Dunk Contest, But New Format Baffles Players, Writers
Published February 16, 2014
The format "left fans and other NBA players fighting mad on social media" (L.A. TIMES, 2/16). Yahoo Sports' Marc Spears tweeted, "Just when the NBA dunk showcase, not contest, was getting good it ended. Disappointed fans can't leave arena fast enough. Whose idea at NBA?" Awful Announcing's Twitter feed added, "Aside from John Wall's dunk, this had all the excitement of a NASCAR caution lap."