In Slam Dunk Contest, Timberwolves Teen Zach LaVine Is King

February 15, 2015 4:55 AM

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In Slam Dunk Contest, Timberwolves Teen Zach LaVine Is King

Hours after NBA Commissioner Adam Silver restated his hope to push the NBA age minimum to 20 years, 19-year-old Minnesota Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine won Saturday’s dunk contest at Barclays Center, albeit somewhat anticlimactically.

“I think it would be much better for the game if the mi nimum age were 20 instead of 19,” Silver said during a press conference before Saturday’s All-Star festivities.

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