One of the great traditions that the National Basketball Association (NBA) It’s the big event of the weekend. all star game. There, in addition to the game of the stars, different competitions are played on Saturday, such as the triple contest or the most popular and acclaimed dunk contest (Slam Dunk Contest).
This year the All-Star Weekend will be in the city of Cleveland, in the establishments of the Cavaliersbetween Friday, February 18 and Sunday, February 20. According to a report, the participants of the dunk contest are confirmed, and one of them is the favorite of all of Mexico, Juan Toscano-Anderson.
Last year the winner was the player from Portland Trail Blazers, Anfernee Simons, who will participate in this season’s event. As always, the show reigns in this competition, so it is possible that you can see a pass from Stephen Curry for your partner in Golden State Warriors.
The participants of the dunk tournament
Who reported this information is the trustworthy Shams Charania of TheAthletic, who is little wrong, so it is something almost confirmed. In addition to Toscano, they add Jalen Green from Houston Rockets, Cole Anthony from Orlando Magic Y Obi toppin from New York Knicks.
It will not be easy for the Mexican national, who will have an experienced rival in Toppin, who participated in 2021. However, this season he already gave us proof of what the San Francisco franchise forward could show in the tournament.