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    NBA ALL-STAR SLAM DUNK CONTESTS FROM 1989-1984

    • All NBA Slam Dunk Contest results and background information for the contests from 1989-1984.
    • Click on the years to see all the information including videos.
    • See also Slam Dunk Winners, Records, and Players.

    1989 NBA ALL STAR SLAM DUNK CONTEST HOUSTON

    • Winner: Kenny Walker (NY)
    • In this edition appeared the tenths in the scores and the semifinal was decreased to 2 dunks per player.
    • There was an unequal final between Clyde Drexler (who missed his two dunks and didn’t want to do the third) and Kenny Walker, who won with a great final.

    SLAM DUNK RESULTS 1989

     

    PlayersFirst RoundSemifinalFinal
    Kenny Walker42,5+48,8 =91,346,9+49,5 =96,448,9+49,6+49,6 =148,1
    Clyde Drexler46,6+47,1 =93,747,3+47,7 =95,024,5+25,0 =49,5
    Spud Webb46,8+47,7 =94,547,8+44,0 =91,8
    Shelton Jones44,1+45,4 =89,545,7+44,9 =90,6
    Tim Perry44,4+45,0 =89,4
    Jerome Kersey44,9+44,0 =88,9
    Ron Harper41,7+46,8 =88,5
    Chris Morris41,1+42,1 =83,2

    1988 NBA ALL STAR SLAM DUNK CONTEST CHICAGO

    • Winner: Michael Jordan (CHI)
    • Another big duel between Michael Jordan and Dominique Wilkins.
    • A lot of people thought that Dominique should have won, but it was Michael Jordan who won (probably) the best slam dunk contest ever.

    SLAM DUNK RESULTS 1988

     

    PlayersFirst RoundSemifinalFinal
    Michael Jordan47+47 =9450+48+47 =14550+47+50 =147
    Dominique Wilkins49+47 =9649+47+47 =14350+50+45 =145
    Clyde Drexler44+44 =8845+42+46 =133
    Otis Smith40+47 =8745+22+42 =109
    Jerome Kersey41+38 =79
    Greg Anderson42+34 =76
    Spud Webb34+18 =52
    Ron HarperInjured

    1987 NBA ALL STAR SLAM DUNK CONTEST SEATTLE

    • Winner: Michael Jordan (CHI)
    • Seattle saw the enshrining of Michael Jordan.
    • Michael flew from the free shot line till the basket, making this way one of the best dunks in history.
    • In this edition, final consisted of 3 dunks again, while the first round was reduced to 2.

    SLAM DUNK RESULTS 1987

     

    PlayersFirst RoundSemifinalFinal
    Michael Jordan41+47 =8849+49+50 =14848+48+50 =146
    Jerome Kersey48+44 =9250+48+49 =14746+45+49 =140
    Terence Stansbury49+50 =9949+45+50 =144
    Clyde Drexler45+47 =9246+45+45 =136
    Ron Harper45+38 =83
    Johnny Dawkins37+44 =81
    Tom Chambers41+21 =62
    Gerald Wilkins41+21 =62

    1986 NBA ALL STAR SLAM DUNK CONTEST DALLAS

    • Winner: Spud Webb (ATL)
    • The big surprise happened. In his native city, the little Spud Webb (5-6 feet, 1.70 m) won with a huge performance.
    • He made a perfect final with two 50, defeating Dominique Wilkins.
    • In this edition, the final was lowered from 3 to 2 dunks for each player.
    • The big absent was Michael Jordan, who was injured, and Gerald Wilkins replaced Orlando Woolridge (injured too).

    SLAM DUNK RESULTS 1986

     

    PlayersFirst RoundSemifinalFinal
    Spud Webb46+48+47 =14150+42+46 =13850+50 =100
    Dominique WilkinsQualified Semifinal46+47+45 =13850+48 =98
    Terence Stansbury34+47+48 =129*44+39+49 =132
    Gerald Wilkins44+50+39 =13337+25+25 =87
    Jerome Kersey39+43+47 =129*
    Paul Pressey44+35+37 =116
    Roy Hinson35+39+38 =112
    Terry Tyler37+36+37 =110
    Orlando WoolridgeInjured

    1985 NBA ALL STAR SLAM DUNK CONTEST INDIANAPOLIS

    • Winner: Dominique Wilkins (ATL)
    • This edition was the first meeting of Michael Jordan and Dominique Wilkins, with the better end for Wilkins.
    • The two finalists of the past year (Julius Erving and Larry Nance) qualified directly to the semifinal.

    SLAM DUNK RESULTS 1985

     

    PlayersFirst RoundSemifinalFinal
    Dominique Wilkins47+49+49 =14548+45+47 =14048+39+47 =134
    Michael Jordan44+44+42 =13045+47+50 =14247+25+50 =122
    Terence Stansbury46+50+34 =13049+48+39 =136
    Julius ErvingQualified Semifinal43+44+45 =132
    Larry NanceQualified Semifinal42+47+42 =131
    Darrell Griffith38+42+46 =126
    Orlando Woolridge40+43+41 =124
    Clyde Drexler39+39+44 =122

    1984 NBA ALL STAR SLAM DUNK CONTEST DENVER

    • Winner: Larry Nance (PHO)
    • In the first edition was a high level with a great specialists. Every player had to make three dunks in each of the three rounds.
    • Julius Erving was the first player to get a 50 (perfect dunk), but the winner was Larry Nance.
    • It was the only contest with 9 players.

    SLAM DUNK RESULTS 1984

     

    PlayersFirst RoundSemifinalFinal
    Larry Nance44+44+46= 13449+48+43= 14048+39+47= 134
    Julius Erving39+47+48= 13444+49+47= 14047+25+50= 122
    Dominique Wilkins47+39+49= 13548+48+41= 137
    Darrell Griffith39+40+42= 12142+42+24= 108
    Edgar Jones32+43+43= 118
    Ralph Sampson37+40+41= 118
    Orlando Woolridge23+45+48= 116
    Clyde Drexler40+24+44= 108
    Michael Cooper24+24+22= 70