Social media roasts the terrible 2022 NBA Slam Dunk Contest

Written by Doug Rush

Social media roasts the terrible 2022 NBA Slam Dunk Contest

If you didn’t see the 2022 NBA Slam Dunk Contest, don’t worry, you didn’t miss a lot.

Obi Toppin was the best dunker of a very weak contest that featured Cole Anthony, Jalen Green and Juan Toscano-Anderson.

Toppin was the runner-up in last year’s contest and he was absolutely the best one in 2022, and in the end, he won the 2022 NBA Slam Dunk Contest.

But social media is destroying the contest for being lackluster.

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About the author

Doug Rush

Doug Rush is entering his 18th season as a writer. His career dates back to when he was with The Asbury Park Press covering high school football, The Harlem Globetrotters and The Lakewood Blueclaws.

In 2009, he joined Bleacher Report, covering the New York Yankees and New York Giants, amassing over 2 million reader views.

After 2013, he left B/R to join Sports Media 101 to cover the Yankees and Giants. While with Sports Media 101, Rush was named to the Pro Football Writers Association of America. He was there until July of 2016.

In January of 2018, Rush joined USA Today as part of the Giants Wire staff to cover the Giants. He is still currently with them, as he does weekly analysis for them during the season.

In September of 2021, Rush joined Pro Sports Extra, where he will be covering MLB, the NFL, NBA, WWE and AEW.

Doug is from Toms River, New Jersey where he has two children, Carson and Peyton.