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New Sixer Mac McClung to Participate in Slam Dunk Contest

To say the Dunk Contest has reached a new low would be an understatement.

Mac McClung, a guard for the Philadelphia 76ers, has been announced as a participant in this year’s Slam Dunk Contest during All-Star Weekend.

The contest will take place on February 20 in Cleveland, Ohio. McClung, who is known for his explosive athleticism, will be looking to wow the crowd with his dunking abilities.

The former Georgetown standout has made a name for himself in the G-League, where he has been playing for the Delaware Blue Coats this season.

This will be McClung’s first appearance in the Slam Dunk Contest.

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The 76ers signed Mac McClung to a two-way contract on Tuesday. In games played through Feb. 13, McClung led the Blue Coats in scoring at 19.1 points per game and ranked in a tie for 4th in the G League in 3-point field goal percentage (.500, 39-for-78).

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