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John Wall to Participate in 2014 NBA Dunk Contest

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John Wall (credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

John Wall (credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

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WASHINGTON (CBSDC) - John Wall of the Washington Wizards will participate in the 2014 NBA Dunk Contest, the team officially announced on Thursday.

Per Marc Stein of ESPN, Wall will compete against Paul George, Damian Lillard, Harrison Barnes, Ben McLemore and returning champion Terrence Ross.

This is a week of firsts for Wall.

He was recently named to the Eastern Conference All-Star team, which will be his first, and also the first appearance by a Wizards player since 2008 (Caron Butler and Antawn Jamison).

Check out this video of Wall dunking in high school.

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