With news that LeBron James is "50/50 right now" to compete in the 2010 Slam Dunk Contest, I wanted to ask the community if another prominent dunker - Orlando Magic's own Dwight Howard - should participate in the festivities or not.
As one should know, Howard cemented his 'Superman' nickname by winning the 2008 Slam Dunk Contest and aided Nate Robinson in the 2009 Slam Dunk Contest by letting Robinson jump over him for the winning dunk while Nate was dressed in "kryptonite green."
Dwight has been competing in the slam dunk competitions for three consecutive years (I'll never forget the "sticker dunk" in 2007) but will he make it four years in row?
If Howard were to compete, what dunks does he have left up his sleeve?
UPDATE: Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel has an update on the story:
Dwight Howard said this afternoon that he’s not keen on participating in February’s all-star slam-dunk contest.
But he also left the door open for a change of heart. [...]
"I’m getting old, man," Howard said. "They’ve got to stop grabbing me in the games so I can jump. I’ve got to keep my legs. It’s kind of tough. I don’t know. I’ve thought about it. But I think it’s time for us to see more guys get out there and show their stuff. Half the time, you can’t really show everything you’ve got in the dunk contest anyways. I would love to see a lot of people in it."
But, then, he took a look at a nearby video camera and kept his options open.
"If they want me in it, they ought to vote me in," he said. "Vote me. Vote for me."