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Andre Drummond in the Slam Dunk Contest was 3 years comin'

Finally, they're going to #LetDreDunk.

Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports

If the reports are true, and there is no reason to believe they are not, Andre Drummond will be participating in the NBA Slam Dunk competition during his first All-Star weekend. If you're at least a three-year reader of DBB, you know this is something we've campaigned for in the past. It started with this tweet from Tas Melas during Dre's rookie season:

Unfortunately, the video in that YouTube link is no longer available, but imagine a really awesome dunk.

If you don't want to take our word for it, take former Pistons player Jonas Jerebko's word for it:

And if you don't want to take his word for it because he's a dirty Celt now, watch the below video and tell me Dre couldn't hang in a dunk contest:

I, for one, can't wait to see how well #DreWillDunk.