Paul Pierce's crazy idea to improve NBA Slam Dunk Contest would be entertaining

Nick Goss
NBC Sports Boston
The NBA's Slam Dunk Contest isn't as exciting as it used to be.
The NBA's Slam Dunk Contest isn't as exciting as it used to be.

Paul Pierce's crazy idea to improve NBA Slam Dunk Contest would be entertaining originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com

The NBA's Slam Dunk Contest isn't as exciting as it used to be.

There are a few reasons why the most-anticipated event of NBA All-Star Weekend has lost a bit of its flair. The creativity of the dunks sometimes is lacking, the addition of props was a poor idea, and the league's best players rarely participate. 

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The event still has moments of brilliance, however, but there's always a search for ideas to improve the overall experience.

One man with a plan is Boston Celtics legend and current ESPN NBA analyst Paul Pierce, who presented his idea directly to league commissioner Adam Silver before Game 3 of the 2019 NBA Finals last week. Check out Pierce' pitch in the video below (around the 2:45 mark).

If you're unable to watch the video, Pierce's idea focuses on three YouTube dunkers competing against three NBA dunkers and the winner gets a really nice car. The car would be at halfcourt during the event.

It's not a horrible idea from "The Truth", but it doesn't really sound feasible.

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