Nigerian-born Victor Oladipo Listed for 2018 NBA All-Star Slam Dunk

Nigerian-born Victor Oladipo of the Indiana Pacers has been listed to take part in the 2018 NBA All-Star slam dunk contest.

The Slam Dunk contest is an annual NBA event held during the All-Star weekend where players compete in three-point shooting, dunking and other skills.

It will be the second time that the former Oklahoma City Thunders guard will be taking part in the contest.

Oladipo, 25, made his first appearance in the NBA All-Star Slam Dunk contest in 2015 where he finished second to Zach LaVine.

He will be going up against Orlando Magic’s Aaron Gordon, who is making his third appearance; Larry Nance Jr. of the Los Angeles Lakers, and rookie Dennis Smith Jr. of the Dallas Mavericks.

Fred Jones, Darnell Hillman and Glenn Robinson are the past winners of the contest who have featured for Indiana Pacers.

The contest will hold on the 17th of February, 2018.

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