Arlington, Mass. native Pat Connaughton will compete in the 2020 NBA Slam Dunk contest in part of the league’s fast-approaching All-Star weekend in Chicago.
The Milwaukee Bucks guard will face stiff competition in the event as he’s the only first-year participant. The four-man event also will feature 2016 runner-up Aaron Gordon (Orlando Magic), 2008 champion Dwight Howard (Los Angeles Lakers) and 2017 participant Derrick Jones Jr. (Miami Heat).
The 2020 Slam Dunk participants at NBA All-Star Weekend:
– Bucks' Pat Connaughton
– Magic's Aaron Gordon
– Lakers' Dwight Howard
– Heat's Derrick Jones Jr. pic.twitter.com/tDQ6yNVGUS
— Tomer Azarly (@TomerAzarly) February 4, 2020