- Date: February 11, 1989
- Event: 1989 NBA Slam Dunk Contest
- Location: The Summit, Houston, TX
- Winner: Kenny “Sky” Walker
With Michael Jordan and Dominique Wilkins sitting out, “Sky” Walker filled the void with an entertaining show that overwhelmed Clyde Drexler in the finals. The Knicks forward’s victory came only three days after his father died from complications from a stroke. “There was a motivation to win it for him,” Walker said.