Terrence Ross new slam dunk champ

Updated: February 17, 2013, 1:47 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

HOUSTON -- Terrence Ross had to settle his nerves at the start of the All-Star dunk contest. By the end, he was calming down a ball boy he needed as a prop for his winning slam.

The 6-foot-6 Toronto rookie leapfrogged Michael Costolo, the son of Twitter CEO Dick Costolo, whipped the ball between his legs and hammered home a one-handed dunk to beat defending champion Jeremy Evans in the climax to All-Star Saturday.

"I told him the day before that I was going to jump over him, ...

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