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Hustle’s McGriff to compete in G League Slam Dunk contest

The Memphis Hustle announced that forward Cameron McGriff has been selected to participate in the NBA G League AT&T Slam Dunk Contest at NBA All-Star 2024.

The NBA G League AT&T Slam Dunk contest will take place on Saturday, Feb. 17, at 2 p.m. CT featuring McGriff and three other participants from the NBA G League. Jordan Jackson (Maine Celtics), Taevion Kinsey (Salt Lake City Stars) and Maozinha Pereira (Mexico City Capitanes) round out the competitor pool for the contest.

Each competitor will complete two dunks in the first round, with each judge awarding six to 10 points for each dunk. Dunkers will have 60 seconds to complete each dunk. The two players with the highest composite scores after the first round move on to the second round, where the time limits and scoring system remain the same. The player with the highest composite score for his two dunks in the final round is crowned the 2024 NBA G League AT&T Slam Dunk champion.

McGriff has appeared in 20 games (four starts) with the Memphis Hustle across the Showcase Cup and regular season averaging 11.5 points and 4.6 rebounds in 21.0 minutes.

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