John Wall yet to practice dunks but plan all set

John Wall yet to practice dunks but plan all set
February 10, 2014, 9:00 am
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The dunk contest is less than a week away, and while Ben McLemore could be seen practicing with Dee Brown, an assistant coach for the Sacramento Kings and 1991 dunk champion, John Wall hasn't had a chance to work on his repertoire.

McLemore got in some reps after practice Saturday, when the Kings were in town to face the Wizards for a game Saturday. 

"I got some tricks up my sleeve," Wall said, smiling, about the Feb. 15 competition at NBA All-Star Weekend in New Orleans. "It's basically just being creative. I already got my dunks (in mind), what I want to do."

McLemore suggested earlier in the week that he might attempt a 720-degree dunk -- two full spins of his body. 

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"Hell no," Wall said when asked if he would attempt such a dunk. "Anybody do that, they deserve to win."

The Wizards are traveling Monday to Memphis, where they'll play the Grizzles on Tuesday (CSN, 8 p.m. ET).

That'll be the first chance Wall gets to work on his creations. Given how deft he is at doing a revolution with the ball behind his back at full-speed, a dunk that incorporates that move is a certainty. 

McLemore, Paul George, Terrence Ross, Damian Lillard and Harrison Barnes are expected to bring it, too, in a start-studded field that has three All-Stars participating. 

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