Fred Jones was airborne on Saturday night in Los Angeles.
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Keeping Up With Mr. Jones
The NBA has a new dunk champion
as Indiana's Fred Jones dethroned two-time champ Jason Richardson of Golden State on Saturday night. In the final round, Jones compiled an 86 after two dunks while Richardson managed just 78. Denver's Chris Andersen and Boston's Ricky Davis finished third and fourth, respectively.
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Warriors' Richardson Repeats as Champ in 2003
With five former champions serving as judges, Golden State's Jason Richardson won his second consecutive
Sprite Rising Stars Slam Dunk contest last year in Atlanta.
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Slam Dunks Year-by-Year
Cedric Ceballos blindfolded, Vince Carter between the legs, Michael Jordan from the foul line -- check out all the results
from All-Star Weekend's most exciting event since its inception in 1984.
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