NBA Nation, dunks at Taste of Dallas

Got hops? Show it at the Sprite Slam Dunk Showdown on Friday through Sunday as NBA Nation rolls into the Taste of Dallas at Fair Park. The dunk contest is one of many events scheduled. Fans can dunk before a panel of judges including NBA Nation Ambassador Darryl Dawkins. One winner from each city will receive a $1,000 prize and continue competing for the chance to be crowned the Sprite Slam Dunk Showdown Champion at NBA All-Star 2011 in Los Angeles.

Hometown star LaMarcus Aldridge of the Portland Trail Blazers will be on hand on Saturday from 2-3 p.m., and former Mavericks great Rolando Blackman wil be there on Sunday from 2-3 p.m.

Here's the times that NBA Nation will be up and running:

Friday: 4–10 p.m.

Saturday: 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Sunday: Noon – 6:00 p.m.