Minnesota’s Gerald Green is the defending champion of the Slam Dunk contest while Jason Kapono is the defending three point champ. NBA All Star game betting odds are available on both of these contests.
NBA All Star game action gets underway on Sunday, February 17th but the Slam Dunk competition and the three point shootout take place on Saturday, February 16th. NBA All Star game news tells us that Green will defend his Slam Dunk title against Memphis’ Rudy Gay, Toronto’s Jamario Moon and Orlando’s Dwight Howard.
NBA All Star game betting news tells us that in the Slam Dunk competition the fans will have a say in who wins. Fans can vote at NBA.com and by text message. Last year before the NBA All Star game, the winner of the contest was Green who outlasted defending champ Nate Robinson. The last player to win back-to-back Slam Dunk titles in NBA All Star game history was Jason Richardson. The only other repeat winner according to NBA All Star game history was Michael Jordan. NBA All Star game news tells us that the three point champ last year was Jason Kapono who tied Mark Price’s final round record with 24 points. He defeated Gilbert Arenas and defending champion Dirk Nowitzki to win the title for those gamblers involved in NBA All Star game betting.
The 2008 NBA All Star game should be an excellent contest with the best players in the world taking part. Remember to consider all of your betting options for the 2008 NBA All Star game. The Eastern Conference starters are Boston’s Kevin Garnett and Cleveland’s LeBron James at forwards, Orlando’s Dwight Howard at center and Miami’s Dywane Wade and New Jersey’s Jason Kidd at the guards. The Western Conference starters are Denver’s Carmelo Anthony and San Antonio’s Tim Duncan at forwards, Houston’s Yao Ming at center and Denver’s Allen Iverson and the Lakers’ Kobe Bryant at guards.