Zach LaVine will defend dunk title during All-Star weekend
February 5, 2016 — 7:28am
Zach LaVine made official what he's been hinting at for weeks, that he'll represent the Timberwolves and defend his NBA Slam Dunk title on Feb. 13 in Toronto.
LaVine will dunk against Will Barton of Denver, Andre Drummond of Detroit and Aaron Gordon of Orlando in his effort to join Michael Jordan, Jason Richardson and Nate Robinson as the only back-to-back winners of the contest.
For those who need a reminder, here's the performance that earned La Vine acclaim during last year's contest:
In addition, Karl-Anthony Towns will participate in the Skills Challenge, in which players compete head-to-head on a course set up on the court.
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