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Saturday, January 12, 2008
Dunk Contest Invites Reportedly Going Out


AOL's Randy Kim talked to Jamario Moon about it last night:

On Friday, Moon also said that he had been asked by the league to participate in this year's Slam Dunk contest during All-Star Weekend in New Orleans, which left Jamario, well, over the moon.

"I just found out today that I got an invite," said a beaming Moon. "It'll be big."

As the slam dunk contest isn't quite what it was back in 1985, or even 2000, it was only natural to ask Moon if he planned on participating. The happy-go-lucky rookie suddenly got serious (or as serious as he can get) and seemed appalled at the very thought of not entering.

"Oh, no doubt!" answered Moon. "I'm taking advantage of every opportunity to be a part of something that the legends were part of. I'm taking advantage of everything."

Moon tells the National Post that he still regrets a high school dunk contest he lost to Gerald Wallace.

You can see a lot of Moon's work on YouTube