Durant won't participate in dunk event

Updated: December 19, 2009, 4:34 PM ET
Associated Press

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Kevin Durant doesn't think he's enough of a high flyer to compete in the NBA's Slam Dunk Contest, so he turned down the chance.

Durant wrote Friday on his blog that he doesn't consider himself a contest dunker and that he doesn't "even do any good dunks in games." The Oklahoma City Thunder forward wrote that he'd rather let the Rudy Gays and Dwight Howards show off in the contest than take up one of the spots.

"I don't jump high enough for those guys," Durant ...

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