NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Eastern Conference trio of Toronto's Terrence Ross, Indiana's Paul George and Washington's John Wall won the NBA All-Star Saturday night slam dunk contest.
Wall capped the triumph by leaping over a Wizards mascot while grabbing the ball from in front of the mascot's head, then throwing down a double-pump, reverse, two-handed jam. The dunk eliminated Sacramento's Ben McLemore, the last hope for the Western Conference. Wall was named ''dunker of the night.''
For the first time, the dunk contest was a competition between conferences. Along with McLemore, the West was represented by Portland's Damian Lillard, Golden State's Harrison Barnes.
Earlier, San Antonio's Marco Belinelli won the 3-point contest, the , the tandem of Portland's Damian Lillard and Utah's Trey Burke won the skills challenge, while Team Bosh, consisting of Miami's Chris Bosh, former NBA star Dominique Wilkins and WNBA player Swin Cash, won the shooting stars event.

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