LeBron James dunk contest is for Heat teammates only (video)

Miami Heat's LeBron James (6) dunks the ball against the Utah Jazz in the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

The LeBron James show will hit Phoenix on Tuesday night. (Rick Bowmer / AP)

The Miami Heat’s afternoon practice turned into a LeBron James dunkathon on Monday afternoon in Phoenix.

Much to the delight of Dwyane Wade and the rest of his teammates, James was a one-man machine. Now you know why he refuses to be in the dunk contest on all-star weekend.

The Heat and Suns play Tuesday night.

Here’s Dwyane Wade’s view:

 

 

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