Edgewater alum Anfernee Simons calls NBA dunk contest win ‘dream come true’

Former Edgewater basketball standout Anfernee Simons elevated his stature in the NBA by winning the Slam Dunk Contest at halftime of Sunday’s NBA All-Star Game in Atlanta. And he sealed the deal with a couple of kisses. Simons, a third-year Portland Trailblazers backup guard, changed into a Tracy McGrady jersey on his second turn to pay homage to one of his childhood Orlando Magic favorites and mimic a slam T-Mac performed in the 2000 Dunk Contest. Simons tossed the ball into the air, caught it on a high bounce and finished with a spinning 360 two-hand slam. That earned 49 points with four of …

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