Suns center Amar� Stoudemire finished fifth (3.1%).... Celtics forward Gerald
Green, the 2007 slam dunk contest champ (and SI PLAYERS diarist), tied for
eighth with '06 winner Nate Robinson (1.1%).... Carter and Smith are also past
dunk contest winners; James has never accepted an invitation to participate in
the contest.... Howard leads the NBA in dunks this season (249). Stoudemire
ranks second (177).
[Based on a survey of 271 NBA players]
For an expanded version of the poll, go to SI.com/players.