Thursday, June 24, 2010

Seeking the Best Amateur Dunker in Philadelphia

Sprite, The NBA and legendary 76er Darryl Dawkins are stopping in Philly this Saturday, June 26 at 12th Street & Filbert Street at 4pm to find the city’s best amateur dunker during the Taste of Philadelphia.

The competition is open to all local dunkers ages 18 and up, and will be judged by a panel that includes NBA legend and former 76er Darryl Dawkins and dunker Carlos “Los” Smothers, the runner–up in the 2010 Sprite Slam Dunk Showdown.

The first-place winner will receive $1,000 and a chance to compete for $10,000 and the title at the 2011 Sprite Slam Dunk Showdown judged by LeBron James, held NBA All-Star Weekend in Los Angeles Feb. 18-20, 2011.

The event is free and open to the public.

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