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You're Still Our Dunk Champ, Gerald

In case you missed it, the NBA held its annual Slam Dunk Contest this weekend, along with a bunch of other time-fillers. Our very own Gerald Green--last year's dunk champion--was a participant.

Now, because life is not fair, and also because the NBA has decided (with reason) to anoint Dwight Howard as one of its new superstars, Gerald did not win this year. But there was some real beauty, as well as some impressively channeled melancholy, in his performance.

Oh, and an all-business Rashad McCants was there, even if Charles Barkley didn't recognize him.

Free Darko, as ever, has a good take.

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