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J.P. Tokoto of OKC Blue to appear in D-League Dunk Contest

Hops, power, and grip. Tokoto has all the elements of an elite dunker.

There he is!
There he is!
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The NBA D-League will hold its' All-Star game tomorrow. Unfortunately, no Oklahoma City Blue players qualified for the game this year. But at halftime of the All-Star game, there will be a dunk contest. And appearing in it will be J.P. Tokoto of the Oklahoma City Blue.

If you have no idea who Tokoto is, I'll let his jams do the talking:

One of those assists came from Cameron Payne. Anyway, you can tell that Tokoto has some serious grip to go along with his hops. A lot of those dunks were furiously powerful, quick, and one handed. The dunks came with him jumping so far from the rim too. How is this guy not in the NBA?

Well, he's 6'6", and is only shooting 27% from three. But at 22 years old, Tokoto has plenty of room to grow. Through 32 games, Tokoto is averaging 13 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists, and 2 steals a game.

The NBA D-League All-Star game will air at 1 PM Central time on NBA TV.