On Wednesday, the NBA D-League revealed its participants for the 2015 Dream Factory, featuring the Boost Mobile Three-Point Contest and Slam Dunk Contest. Those competing include the following:
Returning to compete in the Boost Mobile NBA D-League Slam Dunk Contest are Ra'Shad James (Reno), who was the runner-up last year, and Thanasis Antetokounmpo (Westchester) whose younger brother Giannis (Milwaukee) is competing in the NBA's Sprite Slam Dunk competition. Joining Antetokounmpo and James are newcomers to the contest Eric Griffin (Texas), Kevin Olekaibe (Canton) and Jarvis Threatt (Rio Grande Valley).
The six-man Boost Mobile NBA D-League Three-Point Contest features long-range shooters Vander Blue (Los Angeles), Seth Curry (Erie), whose brother Stephen (Golden State) is competing in the NBA's Foot Locker Three-Point Contest, Jarell Eddie (Austin), Shane Gibson (Idaho), DJ Seeley (Delaware) and David Wear (Reno).
RidiculousUpside.com predicted and/or suggested certain participants while providing our own take on the respective contests over the past few weeks.
Both James and Antetokounmpo made our Slam Dunk Contest field, whereas the likes of Curry, Gibson, and Wear were a part of RU's Three-Point Contest participants as well.