The rockets’ no. 2 and no. 4 players will compete in this year’s dunk contest, most notably Green

2022-05-31 0 By

Houston Rockets rookie Jaylen Green is among four players expected to compete in The 2022 All-Star Weekend Slam Dunk Contest in Cleveland, according to sources familiar with The Athletic’s Samas Charania.In addition to Green, the other three players are Magic player Carmelo Anthony, Warriors player Toscano Anderson, and The Knicks player Obi Topin.Except for Topin, who is making his second appearance, the other three will be making their dunk contest debuts.Of these four players, the most notable is Green.Green, the No. 2 overall pick in 2021, is both physical and explosive.During the Rockets’ home loss to the Golden State warriors on Tuesday, Green delivered some entertaining dunks.Just before Tuesday’s game against the Warriors, Rockets reporter Kelly Eko posted a video of Green completing a two-ball dunk with ease.So, it’s preparing for this year’s dunk contest?Earlier in the interview, Green expressed his willingness to participate in the dunk contest.”If they asked me, if I had the opportunity, I would definitely go,” Green said.A us media poll conducted in the wake of Chalania’s story found that 44 percent of American Internet users favored Green to win this year’s dunk contest.So far this season, the 19-year-old green has played in 35 regular-season games for the Rockets, averaging 14.1 points, 3.3 rebounds and 2.2 assists in 30.1 minutes per game.According to the schedule, this year’s dunk contest will be held on February 20.