For a contest that has been part of the NBA All-Star Week goings-on for nearly 30 years, you’d think there would have been more Boston Celtics participants than four by 2021, but it has been one aspect of the official All-Star events where the Celtics have been chronically under-represented. Co/2VU5lkQPBw
– The Celtics Wire March 3, 2021
Green was the most recent Celtic to participate in the NBA’s dunk contest, and only the second to win it.
The Bostonian dunk machine would best Celtics alumnus and three-time champion of the even Nate Robinson 91 to 80.
The Iowa product did his best to represent the Celtics, but came in fourth after several flubs, Indiana Pacer Fred Jones the overall winner.
The Los Angeles Clippers’ Brent Barry would win the contest in 1996.
Brown’s famous no-look dunk and Reebok pump dunks were not just the base of first win of the contest by a Celtic, but the first time a Celtic took part in it.