Paul George joins dunk contest

Indiana Pacers guard Paul George celebrates with center Roy Hibbert, right, and forward David West after Chicago Bulls center Nazr Mohammed fouled during the first half of an NBA preseason basketball game in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Paul George will join this year’s dunk contest at All-Star Weekend in New Orleans.

The field is comprised of defending champion Toronto’s Terrance Ross, Washington’s John Wall, Portland’s Damian Lillard, Golden State’s Harrison Barnes and Sacramento rookie Ben McLemore.

George participated back in 2012. The dunk contest takes place on Saturday, February 15. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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