By Johnny Edward: Indiana Pacers’ Nigerian born star, Victor Oladipo, has been listed to take part in the 2018 NBA All-Star slam dunk contest, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
The 2018 NBA All-Star Slam Dunk entails three-point shooting and skills challenge. The contest will hold on the 17th of February, 2018.
It’s the second time that the former Oklahoma City Thunders guard will be taking part in the contest.
Oladipo made his first appearance in the NBA All-Star Slam Dunk contest in 2015 where he finished second to Zach LaVine.
The 25 year old star will compete alongside Orlando Magic’s Aaron Gordon, who is making his third appearance; Larry Nance Jr. of the Los Angeles Lakers, and rookie Dennis Smith Jr. of the Dallas Mavericks.
Fred Jones, Darnell Hillman and Glenn Robinson are the past winners of the contest who have featured for Indiana Pacers.