TNT's 'The Dunk King' premieres This May After Game 1 Of The Eastern Conference Finals
Turner Sports will premiere the second season of The Dunk King on TNT – featuring 24 of the top amateur dunkers from around the globe – this May, with new episodes airing nightly immediately following the network’s coverage of the first four games of the 2017 NBA Eastern Conference Finals. Porter Maberry will look to defend his title of “The Dunk King” against a competitive field, with bragging rights and a $100,000 prize on the line.
The show, created by Turner Sports and produced by A. Smith & Co. Productions, will be hosted by Terrence J and Kenny Smith. This year’s competition will debut two new judges – dunk icon Julius “Dr. J” Erving and three-time Slam Dunk Champion Nate Robinson – along with NBA on TNT analysts Charles Barkley and Shaquille O’Neal and 1996 NBA Slam Dunk Contest winner Brent Barry.