Derrick Jones Jr. will finally be at the All-Star Game.
As our Greg Sylvander reported earlier this month, the Miami Heat will have a representative in one of the most exciting features of the NBA All-Star Weekend.
Derrick Jones Jr will participate in the Slam Dunk Contest at All Star Weekend.
— Greg Leif Sylvander (@GregSylvander) January 6, 2020
Today, the news were confirmed by Shams Charania, from The Athletic.
Heat forward Derrick Jones Jr. has accepted an invitation to the NBA Slam Dunk contest at All-Star weekend in Chicago, sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium. Jones — a key rotation player for Miami — joins Lakers' Dwight Howard as dunk contest commitments.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) January 22, 2020
With Jimmy Butler and Bam Adebayo still trying to earn their spot in the roster, Derrick Jones Jr. assures, the Heat, one of the best teams in the league this year, will have a representative in most of the activities that will take place that weekend in Chicago.
Enjoy some of the best Airplane Mode takes and exhibitions this season:
In addition to the Derrick Jones Jr slam dunk news, i am hearing that Duncan Robinson is a near lock for the Three Point Shootout
— Five Reasons Sports Network (@5ReasonsSports) January 6, 2020
🔹Derrick Jones Jr is making a case as a permanent lock in Miami Heat's rotation🔹
— Trevian🚦 (@Trevian777) January 7, 2020
Guts Check: Harmless Hassan Heckling, Airplane Mode, Justise Better – Five Reasons Sports Network https://t.co/ZxWOF5VqC3
— Five Reasons Sports Network (@5ReasonsSports) January 8, 2020
Derrick Jones Jr. just went full airplane mode on the Spurs✈️ pic.twitter.com/rajNxqP5Ek
— Official Bookmaker (@bookmaker_eu) January 19, 2020
Derrick Jones Jr. in airplane mode on both ends ✈️ 🔥
— USA TODAY NBA (@usatodaynba) December 28, 2019
Support Derrick Jones Jr for the All-Star Dunking Contest buying his Airplane Mode Tee here:
— Five Reasons Sports Network (@5ReasonsSports) October 24, 2019