Channeling Space Jam‘s Lola Bunny, Monáe had a blast during the Ruffles All-Star Celebrity Game as her team’s secret weapon who spread good energy despite getting her only shot blocked by former NFL superstar Calvin Johnson.
She also slayed in a curve-caressing Mugler bodysuit (Mugler Monáe!) during her halftime performance at the NBA All-Star game.
— Reg Wilding (@RFWilding) February 20, 2023
Only she could float into her own lane and pull off customized big BLUE boots.
Other stars in Salt Lake City included Usher, Floyd Mayweather, Jonathan Majors, Rick Ross, Chris Tucker, 21 Savage, DJ Khaled, Post Malone, Gabrielle Union, Burna Boy, Tems, and many more who appeared to enjoy the festivities as much as one can in Utah.
Chuck on SLC: “These people going to heaven. Ain’t nothing to do in this boring-ass city.”
Shaq: “I never ate so much room service in my life.”pic.twitter.com/lFRE0aTyrq
— Dime (@DimeUPROXX) February 20, 2023
There also was the unexpected rise of Mac McClung who put on a show as the most unlikely winner of the slam dunk contest since Spud Webb in 1986.
Every dunk by MAC MCCLUNG in his almost flawless victory at the 2023 NBA Dunk Contest
Tap the glass over 2 people: 50
360 windmill: 49.8
Double Pump Reverse: 50
And made every dunk on the first try
SHAQ: “He saved the dunk contest” pic.twitter.com/5RGjujUCMU
— Ballislife.com (@Ballislife) February 19, 2023
The high-flying guard only had TWO games of NBA experience under his belt during short stints with the Los Angeles Lakers and the Chicago Bulls. Now, he’s the hottest name in the league after wowing the crowd with his dazzling array of dunks.
— NBA (@NBA) February 19, 2023
Naturally, social media exploded with hilarious reactions to McClung’s victory that trended the entire weekend.
Mac Mcclung deserves a full time nba contract for stealing gabrielle union from Dwayne wade during the dunk contest pic.twitter.com/p5QoG7HXj6
— John (@iam_johnw) February 19, 2023
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