The Dunk Contest Field is Locked

February 2, 2022 The Dunk Contest Field is Locked

By: Carlos Alvarez

2022 NBA Slam Dunk & Rising Stars Participants Revealed

The 2022 NBA All-Star Weekend is fast approaching, and Tuesday brought out the list of players taking the stage for the ancillary events. Four new high-flyers will join the dunk contest while the Rising Stars rosters feature plenty of firepower. Here’s the who’s who of All-Star Weekend:


Dunk Contest Participants

Jalen Green (Rockets)

Obi Toppin (Knicks)

Cole Anthony (Magic)

Juan Toscano-Anderson (Warriors)


Rising Stars Challenge

Rookies: Scottie Barnes (TOR), Cade Cunningham (DET), Ayo Dosunmu (CHI), Chris Duarte (IND), Josh Giddey (OKC), Jalen Green (HOU), Herbert Jones (NOP), Davion Mitchell (SAC), Evan Mobley (CLE), Alperen Sengun (HOU), Jalen Suggs (ORL), Franz Wagner (ORL)

Sophomores: Precious Achiuwa (TOR), Cole Anthony (ORL), Desmond Bane (MEM), LaMelo Ball (CHA), Saddiq Bey (DET), Anthony Edwards (MIN), Tyrese Haliburton (SAC), Tyrese Maxey (PHI), Jaden McDaniels (MIN), Isaac Okoro (CLE), Isaiah Stewart (DET), Jae’Sean Tate (HOU)


*3-Point Contest & Skills Challenge Participants TBD


NBA All-Star Weekend

Friday (Feb. 18) — Sunday (Feb. 20)


Additional Storylines

NBA: Trending Topics: Picks for East & West All-Star Reserves?

Yahoo! Sports: NBA Rising Stars Player Pool Revealed for Revamped Format


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