Age: 21 Height: 6-10 Weight: 235 lbs School: Wake Forest
Author: Kevin L. Chouinard After an entertaining weekend of basketball in Charlotte, John Collins and Trae Young wore faces of chagrin late Saturday night. Collins took center stage in the night's signature event, the Slam Dunk Contest, with fellow competitors Hamidou Diallo, Dennis Smith, Jr. and
John Collins of the Atlanta Hawks with his second dunk of the first round of the 2019 AT&T Slam Dunk Contest.
John Collins of the Atlanta Hawks with his first dunk in Round 1 of the 2019 AT&T Slam Dunk Contest.
Charlotte Hornets forward Miles Bridges, Atlanta Hawks forward-center John Collins, Oklahoma City Thunder guard Hamidou Diallo and New York Knicks guard Dennis Smith Jr. will showcase their aerial artistry and leaping ability in the 2019 AT&T Slam Dunk on Saturday, Feb. 16 at Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Never highly recruited. Never a McDonald’s All-American. Snubbed for ACC Player of the Year. Barely made the NCAA tournament. But the Hawks' second-year player has star potential.