LeBron James feeling the heat to enter dunk contest
Magic Johnson pressures James to enter dunk contest
Magic Johnson is the latest professional basketball fixture to pressure LeBron James into entering the annual "slam dunk contest." Last week, he offered James $1 million to enter.
This week, Johnson started a twitter campaign, asking everyone from athletes and entertainers to the public to encourage LeBron to participate.
Johnson posted a series of tweets from his handle @MagicJohnson. Many of his tweets were "retweeted" several thousand times. Some read, "Anybody that wants to see @KingJames dunk! RT! #GetLeBronToDunk," and "Any celebrities & entertainers that want to get @KingJames in the dunk contest RT this!"
James has always refused to enter the contest, but he's recently been putting on a dunking show before Miami's games, reigniting interest in seeing him take part.