Ants' Mitchell Wins D League Slam Dunk Contest

By Dean Pantazi

Ants' Mitchell Wins D League Slam Dunk Contest

February 17, 2013 Updated Feb 17, 2013 at 2:17 AM EDT

HOUSTON (www.incnow.tv) - It was a good day Saturday for the Mad Ants' Tony Mitchell.

The forward was the winner of the NBA D-League Slam Dunk Contest which took place at halftime of the NBA D-League All-Star Game.

Mitchell's final round combined score of 95 on his two dunks bested Idaho’s Josh Owens.

Mitchell earned a perfect score of 50 on his final dunk.

Former NBA stars Darryl Dawkins and Micheal Ray Richardson, current players DeJuan Blair and Shannon Brown, and a fan, made up the judging panel.

Reno’s Dar Tucker, a two-time NBA D-League All-Star Dunk Champ, and Glen Rice, Jr. of the Rio Grande Valley Vipers, also competed in the Dunk Contest.

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