A’ja Wilson, Candace Parker on hand as NBA Slam Dunk contest judges

Photo Credit: WCNC-TV NBC 36 Charlotte

All one had to do to see how strong the WNBA presence has been at NBA All-Star Weekend in Charlotte was observe the judges’ desk throughout the Slam Dunk Contest.

Two of the judges were two of the WNBA’s most notable figures in the Los Angeles Sparks’ Candace Parker and the Las Vegas Aces’ (and the Carolinas’ very own) A’ja Wilson.

And while the idea of two of the five judges for the contest may have triggered some people, it made us think back to a tweet that the Sparks’ own account not too long ago that received its fair share of looks.

The other three judges were Dee Brown, David Thompson, and Alonzo Mourning.

As for the contest itself, the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Hamidou Diallo closed out All-Star Saturday Night as this year’s dunk contest victor.

Among what Wilson and Parker saw firsthand…

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