WATCH: Bronny James, Matas Buzelis, & Sean Stewart in the 2023 McDonald’s All-American Powerade JamFest

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Bronny James participated in the McDonald’s All-American slam dunk competition at the 2023 Powerade Jam Fest on Monday night. Wearing No. 6, James entertained the crowd with three show-stopping dunks.

While some might have expected James to get some extra credit from the judges, he may have actually been robbed of a perfect 50 on his first attempt.

He threw down an impressive double-pump reverse slam but even his younger sister Zhuri didn’t give him a 10.

Watch the clip below.

James also put his athleticism on display by jumping over his younger brother Bryce during the competition.

Despite his performance Bronny wasn’t able to secure the dunk contest crown, which went to Duke commit Sean Stewart. Still, James’ performance was one to be remembered.

Check out this compilation by SCNext comparing Bronny’s performance to LeBron’s in 2003.

Sean Stewart Wins, Matas Buzelis Dazzles In Dunk Contest

Montverde Academy forward and Duke commit Sean Stewart won the dunk contest at the Powerade JamFest. The 6-foot-8 power forward used a combination of power and athleticism to dazzle the crowd.

Stewart’s victory was part of a big night for Duke basketball. Duke 5-star commit Jared McCain wins McDonald’s All-American Game 3-point contest.

Fellow Duke 5-star commit Jared McCain won the McDonald’s All-American 3-point contest, winning the competition with 27 points.

Bronny James’ dunk wasn’t the only controversial score of the evening. Elmarko Johnson thew down this dunk that many fans on social media thought deserves a perfect score:

Even G League Ignite signee Matas Buzelis got in on the action with this impressive dunk by the 6-foot-10 forward.

Though Bronny James finished in second-place in the dunk contest, the event still lived up to the hype, as the top high school basketball players in the country put their talents on display in various skills competitions in front of a sold out crowd.

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Gia is a Basketball Insiders contributor based in Canada. She graduated from the University of Windsor with a Bachelor of Science, so she knows the make-up of a winning bet. Gia uses her analytical background to tell stories using the latest data and statistics. Her work has been sourced by Entrepreneur , Inquirer, and more. Gia is also interested in health, wellness, and yoga.

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