back to top

John Wall's Nasty Reverse Wins Dunk Contest Held Using Inexplicable, Confusing New Format

What just happened?

Posted on

John Wall got the second round of a relatively uneventful dunk contest popping Saturday night with this effort.

The crowd, and the Wizards' creepy sex-burglar mascot, were psyched to see what the contest's traditional one-on-one final round would have in store.

But then, for some reason involving...Sprite...something...(?), the Eastern Conference contestants got a trophy...then Wall got another trophy...and the contest was over.

Neither the crowd in New Orleans nor fans online seemed to understand what was going on, the anti-climactic situation best summed up by the reaction (from earlier in the night) of recording artist Cornell Haynes.

Format aside, at least Wall's winning dunk was legit.

The best things at three price points