Manila West's Rey Guevarra came away with the Smart Slam Dunk
Contest title after slipping past Porter Maberry by a point in the 2015 FIBA 3Aa[euro]"3 World Tour Manila Masters at Robinsons Ermita on Sunday.
Top scorers for Liverpool were slam dunk
expert May-Thompson on 27 points and the player who assisted with the slam dunks
, Jack Hudson on 25.
SlamBall incorporates the artistic elements of basketball and gymnastics with the hard-hitting physical allure of hockey and football, the key feature being four spring-loaded trampolines built inside the three-point line at each end of the court, allowing players to fly high above the 10-foot rims to attempt spectacular slam dunks
, usually with a defender draped all over them.
Back-to-back 3-pointers by Kyrie Irving pulled the East within 119-118, but Durant had two slam dunks in an 8-2 West run to boost the lead to 127-120.
Spectacular slam dunks by James, Durant and Griffin produced the most sparkling moments of the first half.
Bryant made a driving layup and blocked a James shot to set up a fast break slam dunk by Durant to put the West ahead 136-126.
Paul answered an East basket with his fourth 3-pointer of the game and after George hit back-to-back 3-pointers, Griffin answered with a free throw and a fast break slam dunk that included a pass to himself off the backboard.
Durant made 8-of-12 shots for 19 points in the first half while every basket by Griffin in the first half came on a slam dunk.
At nearly 7-feet tall, Dixon, and other players his size, look like they could slam dunk in their sleep.
Mechanics of a Slam Dunk," by Peter Brancazio, Popular Mechanics, November, 1991.
A Sports Illustrated blurb this week already calls it ``a cross between the XFL and the NBA Slam Dunk
contest'' that's ``strangely compelling.
today announced a partnership with Slam Dunk Networks, a leader in global extranet connectivity, to provide secure, fast and cost effective global connectivity to the financial services industry for customers of Financial Fusion TradeForce(TM) Suite.
Financial Fusion decided to partner with Slam Dunk Networks as part of their ongoing effort to provide the securities industry with advanced solutions for improving electronic trading.
Slam Dunk Networks' global extranet provides agile connectivity for counterparties of all sizes to meet the needs of STP, globalization and business continuity in a cost-and time-effective manner," said Bob Miller, CEO and founder, Slam Dunk Networks.
We believe that our partnership with Slam Dunk Networks allows us to offer another advantage to our customers in the trading and Internet banking markets to help them succeed in the global financial marketplace.