Ben McLemore participating in 2014 NBA Dunk Contest

While not officially announced, it was leaked late Wednesday night that Ben McLemore will participate in the 2014 Sprite Slam Dunk Contest in this year’s NBA All Star weekend. The contest, which has been around since 1976, has never featured a Jayhawk before.

The event is on Saturday, February 15th, for those interested in watching.

Unfortunately, McLemore was left off the Rising Stars roster. ┬áNonetheless, here’s hoping McLemore can put on a show for KU fans in the dunk contest!

Certainly, he has the skills: