City Slam

City Slam is a contest that brings the best of the best playground basketball players together for a dunking competition. Each city sends their top players to show their skills. During the competition, players are moved up to challenge other players to get into the final competition of City Slam that takes place in Chicago.

During the competition, the players are put through different challenges to show their skills. There is the 360 jump, the high jump and 3-point shooting. Judges score the contestants based on style, flare, height and more.

The show is hosted by Dee Brown. Dee actually was given the opportunity to play for the Utah Jazz in 2006. Dee also played for the Phoenix Suns and the Dallas Mavericks. He now adds his special flare in hosting this fun competition. Dee got his start in basket ball through a dunking competition that he won in 1991.

ESPN
1 Season, 13 Episodes
April 19, 2006
Sports
Cast: Kene Anusionwu, Julio Armour, Michael Banks, Rashaan Barner
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City Slam
Episodes

City Slam Full Episode Guide

  • The 12 city champions and four wild card dunkers will advance to compete in the four regional competitions. The first and second place finishers from each regional competition will advance to the City Slam Championship.

  • Bunjee snaps it back in the vert round. Flex brings the double dip on a single trip in freestyle match-up. The theme of one man domination rolls on with Flex in the Boston regional. Last years champion Skywalker will have his work cut out for him in the big finale.

  • Curt Da Creator bringing the next generation of City Slam baller into the mix. Springs get sprung in the vert competition trying to challenge the City Slam record of 66 inches. He is looking to run away with the title and set a tone of domination before the Chicago finals.

  • In the Vert Competition Grass Hoper forgets one important element, the basketball. Indulge the creativity of Lil Al B Sure. With the help of Blackjack in the Tandem Competition, Lil Al B Sure may have performed the most original routine in the City Slam Battles so far.

  • Highlights from the Miami Regional include: The first ever City Slam tie in The Vert competition, each dunker actually gets a 2nd attempt at 60", Afro serves a behind the back, between the legs and off the backboard pass to Mr. Avery, who finishes strong, and "I-Robot" jumps over a huddle of five girls in the Freestyle competition.

  • Highlights from the St. Louis Regional include: "Top Flight Security" performs a strong tandem routine with "Blackjack," who spins the ball off a cell phone and delivers a bounce between the legs, backwards, to Top Flight for the dunk and "Windmill" dunks over "Trikz," taking his picture.

  • The winner coming out of ATL with 160 points overall and headed to Chi-town for the finals is "High Rizer"...It's possible that "Sky High" who came in a close second, will be chosen to attend the finals as one of our wildcard hopefuls.

  • Highlights from the Los Angeles Regional include: "Werm" clears 60", "Blackjack" spins "Werm" through a fantastic Tandem routine and "Jewish Jordan" is out of the vert competition at 40", a City Slam all time low.

  • Highlights from the Oakland Regional include: "Exile" has an exciting compulsory run, completing a wind mill dunk over a fan, " "Tha Beaster" gets some help from "Handles" and the crowd to complete a very strong Tandem routine, and "Bizness" dunks over "Blackjack" spinning 7 balls.

  • Here's some things to look for in the Houston Regional. Meet Kieran Lipa, "Afro" - one of America's greatest ball handlers and a key ingredient to making tandem competition a success.

  • The top dunkers in the country were invited to Panama City Beach, Florida, for the ultimate dunk off and a chance to win a trip to the Chicago finals, $15K and the championship belt from defending champ, "Skywalker." The top dunkers in the country were invited to Panama City Beach, Florida, for the ultimate dunk off and a chance to win a trip to the Chicago finals, $15K and the championship belt from defending champ, "Skywalker." Show #1 is the New York City regional competition. The top four dunkers from this region include Rashaan Barner ("Snapp"), Shanod Burton ("JFK"), Cameron Benison ("Birdie") and Devin Thompson ("Mr. Biz"). Hosted by Dee Brown.

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