Congratulations to Glenn Robinson III on winning the NBA Dunk Contest. However, the dunk contest for decades has been undeniably bad. Sad!
Here are 14 ways to fix it.
#1 – Raise the level of difficulty by going Dizzy Bat-style with alcohol.
@sportspickle hold it after the NBA Drunk Contest
— Chris Brown (@breezyunicorn15) February 17, 2017
#2 – Raise the stakes Bud Selig-style.
@sportspickle have it decide home court for the finals
— Pete (@_PDshow) February 17, 2017
— Andrew Panos (@ajpanos) February 17, 2017
#3 – Raise the stakes Roger Goodell-style.
@sportspickle impose a 40,000$ fine on any failed dunk attempt
— Cameron Peterson (@campeterson3) February 17, 2017
#4 – Supplement it with a celebration of FUNdamentals.
@sportspickle add white guy layup contest
— Anferknee Matsuzaka (@Tony_Matoszka) February 17, 2017
#5 – Make it interactive.
@sportspickle Allow the crowd to throw stuff at the participants.
— Patchouli Jim (@PatchouliJim) February 17, 2017
#6 – Let fat guys dunk.
#7 – Let even fatter guys dunk.
@sportspickle Just put Barkley and Shaq at mid court and see how many donuts they can dunk in their mouths in an hour
— Alex Litterst (@alitt27) February 18, 2017
#8 – Add tiny celebrities.
— Slapnuts (@IRodC) February 17, 2017
#9 – Add tiny basketball players.
@sportspickle Seriously, what about a 6 foot and under 'group' bracket and 6 one and over with each winner facing off in final? Loved Spud Y
— John Coletta (@JohnColetta00) February 18, 2017
#10 – Add the exciting element of imminent death.
@sportspickle the paint is a little pool filled with stingrays
— Matty (@MatthewMaggert) February 17, 2017
@sportspickle two words: Flaming Hoop
— Jeff-Jitsu (@JeffShizzy) February 18, 2017
@sportspickle make them jump over a pool full of man eating sharks.
— Cody (@New_OrleansJazz) February 17, 2017
#11 – Put the dunk contest in the Olympics.
@sportspickle Hold it every four years.
— Robert (@SunnySoCalRob25) February 19, 2017
#12 – Put LeBron in the contest.
Each dunker has a 10 foot head start on LeBron trying to block it https://t.co/Z09CTMwF5D
— Clark (@ReallyClark) February 17, 2017
#13 – Humiliate Skip Bayless and/or Twitter eggs.
Make each dunk trigger the platform on a dunk tank that outraged internet users are sitting on https://t.co/bSTS1I5zyT
— Jesse Morgan (@jcmorgan) February 17, 2017
#14 – Do something that could actually work.
@sportspickle play a game horse with dunks
— mike d (@chicdigme) February 17, 2017