Winning the MVP was great. But it wasn’t the highlight of Kobe Bryant’s weekend. Judging in the slam dunk contest along with Vince Carter, Michael Jordan, Dr. J and Dominique Wilkins was.
“As a kid, I never ever thought I would be in the back, chopping it up with Dr. J and Mike and Dominque Wilkins. That’s something I’ll remember forever,” Bryant said. “We pretty much talked trash the whole time. It was just unbelievable. You get guy in the same room who are extremely competitive and you start comparing records and sneaker technology and what guy whould’ve done it they had the technology we have. Comparing hand size and who can plam the basketball. We had a blast doing that.”