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Russell Westbrook is a man of very peculiar tastes. It's part of why he's not in the dunk contest.

Westbrook isn't known for his dunking ability, but he will catch air if he has to. He also is something of a star, which is something the Dunk Contest needs more of these days. But Westbrook won't be in the Dunk Contest because of one specific detail.

Russell Westbrook on why he's never been in the dunk contest: "I only dunk on people."

— Darnell Mayberry (@DarnellMayberry) February 13, 2015

So we've gotten to the point where we're just pulling excuses out of our asses instead of just saying, "No, I do not want to do the Slam Dunk contest." Westbrook doesn't only dunk on people; he sometimes does it during fast breaks. And sometimes he misses.

Plus, Westbrook has a sizeable contract. He could just pay somebody to stand under the rim so he could dunk on him.

[via Darnell Mayberry]

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