Elite 24 Slam Dunk Contest Participants Announced
The participants for this year’s slam dunk contest were announced earlier today and they go as follows: 6-8 power forward DaJuan Coleman of Jamesville-DeWitt (DeWitt, N.Y.), 5-11 point guard Joe Jackson of White Station (Memphis, Tenn.), 6-3 point guard Josh Selby of Lake Clifton (Baltimore, Md.), 6-2 point guard Myck Kabongo of St. Benedict’s (Newark, N.J.), 6-7 small forward Roscoe Smith of Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, Va.), 6-6 small forward Terrence Ross of Montrose Christian (Rockville, Md.), 6-6 shooting guard Will Barton of Brewster Academy (Wolfeboro, N.H.).
The contest will have two rounds with two dunks per round, scoring is non-cumulative and only the top four players will advance to the final round. The Celtics’ Rajon Rondo, the Buck’s Brandon Jennings and the Knicks’ Wilson Chandler will be judging the contest which begins at 5:30 p.m. EST tomorrow Friday, August 21, followed by the game at 7 p.m. EST. Complete rosters and broadcast information can be found at our initial announcement, here.