Lakers Basketblog spoke with Spud Webb on Shannon Brown!

Lakers BasketBlog: In 1986, Spud Webb – all 5′7” of him – put on a ridiculous performance to win the Slam Dunk Contest.

Twenty-four years later, Spud will be judging the 2010 Slam Dunk Contest, featuring Lakers guard (and air traffic control violator) Shannon Brown.

“I haven’t gotten to see him all that much, but from what I hear, he jumps out of the gym,” said Spud. “Everybody I talk to says, ‘That’s my favorite, that’s my favorite, that’s my favorite.

“He gets up high and he’ll hopefully be creative in his dunks. I just want to see a new winner, so hopefully he can come up.”

  • hello world

    wow shannon gets eliminated; im pissed

  • Drive_forFive24


  • http://57.amklac a Million Misses!

    way to bring home LAST PLACE…..OLD SCHOOL MY ASS…………..

  • Rollin

    Wow didn’t even get out of the 1st round. Have to admit though so far the dunks have been pretty boring.

  • 242LakerFan

    That was so disappointing, man! ShanWow has officially been redubbed ShanWTF?

  • Myself

    LetShannonDunk???? more like Don’tLetShannonDunk!!!! That was the most boring dunk contest I’ve seen in a while, maybe it’s time to get rid of the dunk contest again.

  • 242LakerFan

    I’d almost rather watch the Legends Game again than that bull…

  • l.alakeshow

    so dissappointed but that pizza for a show and didnt get it…i wanted to see mbenga outhere that would of made my day

  • sopi

    WHAT THE FUCKKK WAS THAT??? let shannon duck??? LOL wat a joke

  • A blg lakers fan

    wtf wtf wtf this was by far the worst slam dunk contest of all time….And shannon brown you let down all of L.A.

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  • Jack Y.

    Shannon should be embarrassed. WT-Bleep was that?

  • 09champs!

    Man, all day waiting for this moment, if Shannon would´ve made his first attemp, he might have advanced, but he changed it immediatly, I think he should´ve tried that one at least one more time.

    Gerald Wallace was pretty bad too. A complete dissapointment. :(

  • drive-for-16th

    THE WHOLE ALLS TAR WEEKEND WAS A DISSAPOINTMENT, AND PUDGY PIERCE GETTIN THE AWArd for 3 point shootout. well tahts the only award hes getting this year.

  • ed1

    How you gonna lobby the NBA and the rest of America to let in you in the dunk contest and you bring that extreme WEAKSAUCE to the event?

    • Marwan Marzina

      He didn’t lobby anything, it was the fans’ hype and their lobbying that got him in it. He specifically said, he had no part on doing anything other than dunk if he was chosen, he never said he’d campaign and start a site
      Geez people, let this go.

  • Marwan Marzina

    Wow, I can’t believe LeBron beat Shannon in the dunk contest… wait! WHAT!? HE LIED!?
    Ah, no surprise, LeBron has promised many things but lied. Everytime they made the playoffs he would promise Cleveland the championship but all he did was provide them with an early fishing trip.
    Shannon did fine. As long as he had fun, which it looked like he did, then its all good. Hes still a Laker, he still dunks in games, he still shoots well… what are you all complaining about!?

    • hello world

      i know but i was so anxious to see him do well but yea he did have fun so yeah just wanna get back to playing now.

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  • Marwan Marzina

    If LeBron is happy with not participating then hes a punk.

  • Anthony


  • http://57.amklac a Million Misses!

    at least he`s not all FRAGILE like the kobe,hurt all the time.

    • 09champs!

      hahaha i agree with you, hurt all the time with 4 championships, just like Lebron ;)

      ohh wait, mbenga has more rings than Lebron , get out of here.

  • j.dizzle

    Wow, that was the weakest dunk contest in a longgggg time. All that hype for shannon with the website & all of us were all excited & thats what we get??? wtf Luke Walton could’ve pulled off Shannon’s dunks hahaha terrible, no creativity at all..Stern should make Lebron & Dwight vompete next year cuz this aint gonna cut it anymore..The whole weekend has been garbage so far.

  • shiphimout

    ship his @#@ OUT! -kb24

  • Marwan Marzina

    I wouldn’t be surprised if this is what happened.
    You could see Gerald was holding back. He looked it too. Shannon… can’t really say because I can’t tell.
    What if the NBA had told the players to hold back so LeBron can make an entrance in next year’s dunk contest and “resurrect and rescue” the dunk contest which makes him look like a hero. Dammit I would be so effin pissed off if thats the case. But… time will tell.

  • ilikeebasketball

    i think it’s quite hilarious how now a bunch of you “fans” are denouncing shannon and saying we should trade him. so he had a pretty crappy night at the dunk contest (and it’s not like the rest of the participants were very impressive, either), but that doesn’t automatically demote his value as a player and what he brings to the lakers as a whole. grow up people!

    • hello world

      who said they want to trade them; they’re stupid

    • j.dizzle

      LOL at you actually thinking ppl are serious about wanting him traded because he failed in the contest.

      • ilikeebasketball

        lol it’s hard to tell seriousness vs. sarcasm on the internet.

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