AT&T, the sponsor for the NBA Slam Dunk contest, will “provide a $100,000 contribution for the three dunkers – $40,000 for the winner and $30,000 for each runner-up – and donate $5,000, or “5Gs,” representative of their nationwide 5G network, toward HBCU student initiatives through TMCF for every dunk during the NBA …
What do you get if you win the dunk contest?
Each All-Star on the winning team gets the same amount of money, $100,000. The Three-Point champion and the Dunk Contest champion, however, are each awarded $200,000.
What do you get for winning the 3 point contest?
While the Dunk Contest is the most lucrative prize of the weekend, the Three-Point Contest winners take home a cool $50,000. For those making $20 million to $40 million a year, this may be akin to pocket change.
Has anyone ever had a perfect 3-Point Contest?
Curry set a 3-Point Contest record with 31 points in the opening round and matched up against Utah Jazz guard Mike Conley Jr. and Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum in the final round. Curry edged Conley by a single point, 28-27, by converting the final money ball of the contest.
Did Kobe win a dunk contest?
Kobe Bryant becomes youngest Slam Dunk Contest champion
Bryant was 18 years and 169 days old when he won the 1997 Slam Dunk Contest in Cleveland as a rookie. It wasn’t one of the most memorable dunk contests, but Bryant beat out Michael Finley and Chris Carr in the final round.
Who will be in the 2021 dunk contest?
New York Knicks rookie Obi Toppin is joined by Portland Trail Blazers guard Anfernee Simons and Indiana Pacers guard Cassius Stanley to form the field for the 2021 NBA Slam Dunk Contest. All three high flyers will be in Atlanta to take part in the event, as the league attempts to highlight rising standouts.