Glenn Robinson III wants in a future NBA Slam Dunk Contest

GRIII signed with the Pacers in July, 2015.

GRIII signed with the Pacers in July, 2015.

It’s no secret at all, but second-year guard Glenn Robinson III reaffirmed on Friday that he wants to one day take part in the NBA Slam Dunk Contest. That’s a goal of his.

While answering questions on the Twitter account of Way of Wade — Dwyane Wade’s line of shoes with the brand Li-Ning — the Pacer wasn’t about to give away too much info about his dunking talents.

GRIII, who was born in Gary, Indiana and signed a three-year deal with the Pacers last July, has impressed teammates with his hops — even going back to training camp. When I asked Lavoy Allen for his first impressions of Robinson III before training camp in late September, he said, “He dunks everything.”

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A couple months ago, during one of the best Slam Dunk Contests of all-time between Minnesota’s Zach LaVine and Orlando’s Aaron Gordon, his teammate and close friend, Solomon Hill, suggested that he got involved next year.

The 2017 NBA All-Star game is scheduled to be in Charlotte and 2018 will be in Los Angeles. The Pacers are expected to bid for either the 2019 or 2010 NBA All-Star Game.

The 22-year-old appeared in 45 of 82 games this season and averaged 3.8 points, and 1.5 rebounds per game. He connected on 61-of-151 field goals, including 37.8 percent of them from beyond the arc

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