No such luck.
LaVine will decline his chance at a threepeat, according to Basketball Insiders.
Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine won't compete in the 2017 NBA Slam Dunk Contest, sources told Basketball Insiders.
— Michael Scotto (@MikeAScotto) January 25, 2017
Back in November, LaVine looked in prime dunk contest form, when he pulled off a 360 free-throw line dunk with apparent ease.
LaVine is playing 37.1 minutes per game—third in the NBA—and had hinted at using the All-Star break to rest while on a December podcast with Chris Mannix of The Vertical.