Derrick Rose Wins the Dunk Contest (Satire)
Has there ever been a White dunk contest winner?
It wasn’t the best or most exciting by any means, but it gave us the most surprising and different winner, with rookie Brent Barry taking home the trophy. The fun fact is that he is the first and only white player ever to win the dunk contest (apologies to Blake Griffin and Zach LaVine).
Can Charles Barkley dunk?
Barkley couldn’t palm a ball to dunk but had great hands. “Soft enough to catch a bullet,” said Smith, his college coach. Despite his weight, he had a 39-inch vertical leap and terrific quickness. Said former coach Jack Ramsay: “I’ve never seen any big man quicker in reacting to the ball.”
Who is the shortest person ever to dunk?
Webb, who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA), is known for winning a Slam Dunk Contest despite being one of the shortest players in NBA history, being listed at 5 ft 6 in (168 cm) tall.
|Listed height||5 ft 6 in (168 cm)|
|Listed weight||133 lb (60 kg)|
Who will be in the 2021 dunk contest?
New York Knicks rookie Obi Toppin is joined by Portland Trail Blazers guard Anfernee Simons and Indiana Pacers guard Cassius Stanley to form the field for the 2021 NBA Slam Dunk Contest. All three high flyers will be in Atlanta to take part in the event, as the league attempts to highlight rising standouts.