Interestingly enough, the OddsShark NBA Database shows that the Cavaliers are 0-6 straight-up and against the spread since January 2016 when favored by four or fewer points in regular-season home games.
His name may be Dennis Smith Jr. but, he is not the son of former National Basketball Association player Dennis Smith.
Nance Jr. achieved a ideal 50 on his final dunk, throwing the ball off the backboard, then catching it in midair and throwing it off the backboard again before throwing it down-the type of dunk you need to see in slow motion to truly appreciate.
Meanwhile, Mitchell had come up with a dazzling dunk on his first try.
He got a 50 for this dunk despite missing twice before he actually got the attempt down.
To close out the show, Donovan Mitchell won by copying Vince Carter's famous "its over" dunk in 2000, where he goes almost 360 (it was actually about 320 though) and dunks it going away from the hoop.
This year's contest should be a fun one, with many athletic stars performing and showing the fans their skills.
Now that Nance is playing for his hometown team, the team that his father played for, he could also bust out the Larry Nance Sr. orange throwback.
With the talent and impressive play Mitchell has displayed so far this season, it's safe to say the rookie certainly has the ability to take over All-Star Weekend.
Dennis Smith Jr. had a shaky start in his first dunk, but he immediately made up for it with a ideal score for his 360 between-the-legs slam that gave him the 3rd place finish. "I feel great", he said. "That's what I want to be doing next year, playing in the All-Star Game".
"It was obviously a big moment for my family, something I'll cherish forever", he said.
Mitchell edged Cleveland's Larry Nance Jr.by two points, sealing his victory with a close approximation of the 360-degree spin dunk that Vince Carter used to win in 2000.
Donovan Mitchell tosses the ball off a lower basket, catches it and finishes with a powerful one-handed, windmill dunk.
Afterword, we weren't treated to Magic Johnson or Charles Barkley falsely exclaiming that "the Dunk Contest is back!" on TNT's broadcast as had been the case in years past.
"But I got this summer". The trio all had some tie to Los Angeles and they all created a buzz at Staples Center on All-Star Saturday. He lobbed the ball to himself on the glass, then tipped it a second time above the rim and dunked on the second effort.
Because the second tap was hard and perhaps impossible to see live, Nance had to point to the video screen for fans to watch the replay.
Smith slipped the ball between his legs from right hand to left and then rammed it home.
Brooklyn's Spencer Dinwiddie, a former "G" Leaguer won the Taco Bell Skills Challenge - an obstacle course of dribbling, passing, layups and 3s.
Every year during NBA All Star Weekend, you get the sports fans who fall in love with the Dunk Contest or enjoy seeing the best athletes in any sport compete on the same court or they just appreciate the pageantry that All Star Weekend brings.
Iranian airlines have an aging fleet due to ongoing sanctions on the country, struggling to obtain spare and replacement parts. It's also too risky to send helicopters, but a drone will be flown to the area, Red Crescent Society officials said .
Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari said, "Bank frauds are tumbling out of the closet faster than you can say Jack Robinson". Nirav Modi is one of India's richest people, with a personal wealth of $1.75bn, according to Forbes .
Their early reports say the natural disaster measured 4.4 at a depth of 7.4km, with the epicentre 20km away from Swansea. Residents as far north as Blackpool, as far south as Roche in Cornwall and as far east as Reading felt the effects.
Earlier on Sunday, Netanyahu called Iran the biggest threat in the world, and taunted Zarif while holding the aircraft fragment. Israel said it shot down the drone on 10 February after it entered the country from Syria .
According to the Interior Minister of Mexico, Alfonso Navarrete, the aircraft's pilot lost control while landing. Oaxaca prosecutor's office stated that fourteen people including a six-month-old baby were killed in the crash.
Canada has a much more aggressive style of play that will put the Czech Republic on the defensive from the start. The eight remaining teams cross the iron and the four nations of the victorious will go the quarter-finals.
The injured include two members of local security services and two civilians, also women, the Interfax news agency said. It has been the scene of an Islamist insurgency following separatist wars in the neighbouring Chechnya.
One person wrote, "it was the strangest, saddest, and the worst concert" they had ever attended. "People are sick. A couple songs in, he went into a conversation with the crowd about how much we loved him (or not).
Officials of the ED and the Central Bureau of Investigation expanded their search operation on properties linked to the accused. Kudrat Sheikh, the lawyer of Manoj Kharat said that the latter has no role in the said case and was coerced to work.
Joyce warned that any pressure on the Nationals to dump him "locks people in as they lock-in behind the leader". Mr Joyce returned fire a day later, describing Mr Turnbull's comments as "inept", "unnecessary" and "hurtful".
In the second half we struggled, we weren't able to get close to their area, but it was easier when they went down to 10 men. Eibar has won five of its past eight games, meaning José Luis Mendilibar's team heads into Saturday's game in great form.
Imran Ali is sentenced to death on four counts but Zainab's mother deems this as insufficient for the crimes he committed. He did not say how Imran's execution would be carried out, but many Pakistanis have demanded he be publicly hanged.
The U.S. spent the rest of the second period unable to convert on a delayed-penalty chance and a couple of power plays. USA head coach Tony Granato was so infuriated that he refused to shake hands with his Russian counterpart Oleg Znarok.
ABLV said in a statement in response on Tuesday that FinCen had referred to unfounded and misleading information about the bank. It did not comment on the investigation directly, although noted it has a "zero tolerance policy" on corruption.
The army also said it was careful to not harm civilians and only targeted "terrorists" and their positions in the Afrin region. The Kurdish-led groups are also controlling some oil-rich areas on the eastern bank of Euphrates River in northern Syria .
She wrote that their first date was dinner in a private bungalow at the Beverly Hills Hotel that allegedly turned intimate. While Trump lawyer Michael Cohen confirms he "facilitated" the payment to Daniels, he has not disclosed its objective .
The second wish, he said, concerned young people, adding that they needed to be accompanied with trust and patience. Scicluna and Cruz will meet on Saturday morning in a church in NY , the Chilean victim told Radio Cooperativa.
Tempers raged on the flight and the pilot reported "passengers on the rampage", after making the decision to land the plane. This soon resulted in a heated argument as passengers began complaining and eventually a fight broke out.
On Twitter, which is blocked in China, Tibetans overseas noted that photos and posts about the fire were quickly being censored. The site is also known to be politically sensitive, as the Chinese government continues its crackdown on Tibetan Buddhists.
And it probably stinks: "The dark spot material may be hydrogen sulfide, with the pungent smell of rotten eggs". Enormous dark storms on Neptune were first detected in 1989 by NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft.
He had offered them $US2000 (£1,425) to fly to NY for the weekend where he told them they would model and feature in music videos. Miracle noticed the ticket from Sacramento to NY was purchased online, and the credit card had a different name.
But suicide attacks and raids persist, with civilians in hard-to-reach rural areas and outlying towns at risk. Boko Haram jihadists are being blamed for the blasts, though the group has yet to say it was behind them.