Once again DraftExpress was on hand at the 2011 NBA D-League Dunk Contest with our exclusive DX-Mo slow-motion video technology in tow in hopes of catching some of the best young dunkers at any level of professional basketball.
Dar Tucker of the New Mexico Thunderbirds successfully defended his title with his final dunk receiving a total of 50 points from the judges as he leapt over teammate Shane Edwards and threw down an alley-oop from Jeremy Wise.
Tucker was challenged by former LSU Tiger Chris Johnson, whose best dunk was his first dunk of the final round. Johnson received a perfect 50 on a dunk where he started behind the baseline, passed it to himself and then went between his legs before throwing down a one handed reverse.
The 2017 NBA D-League Elite Minicamp wrapped up Tuesday afternoon. In our third straight year covering the event, we were able to learn more about some of the league's top talent watching them in competitive action and getting a unique mid-career look at their measurements and athletic testing results.
Each July NBA executives, media members, and die-hard fans attend NBA Summer Leagues in Orlando, Utah, and Las Vegas to get their first look at the rookies drafted just weeks prior. But does that monster PER put up by your team's first round rookie actually mean anything, or are they empty numbers?