Rockets’ KJ Martin reportedly in for All-Star Saturday Dunk Contest

We know Trail Blazers rookie Shaedon Sharpe is in for the Dunk Contest (he has confirmed it, saying, “Mom and dad, they’ve been wanting me to do it, so why not.”

I don’t know how Kenyon Martin feels about it, but we can add the RocketsKJ Martin to the Dunk Contest list, reports Shams Charania of The Athletic.

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Martin has been getting more minutes and more touches in his third season, and he’s kept his scoring efficiency up (he has an impressive 62.1 true shooting percentage).

And he absolutely can throw it down.

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Martin makes two, there will be one more name for the Dunk Contest coming.

The Dunk Contest is part of the All-Star Saturday night festivities — along with the Skills Challenge and the 3-Point Contest — during All-Star weekend in Salt Lake City this year. The weekend activities start on Feb. 17, with the Dunk Contest on the 18th and the actual All-Star Game on Feb. 19 (fan voting for the All-Star Game is still open).

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