JaVale McGee’s free throw line dunk attempt during a game didn’t end well to say the least. At the end of the day, as iconic of moment Jordan’s dunk was in 1988, 1987 was where it all began, and we’ll always remember both moments as the Dunk Contests come and go.
How old was Michael Jordan when he could dunk?
Now MJ had a recorded 6–11 wingspan when officially measured by the NBA and now we have to estimate what that must have been when he was 15–16 years of age.
How tall was Kobe 15?
Kobe Bryant was around 6’1″ as a freshman in high school.
Did LeBron ever do the dunk contest?
James didn’t participate in 2010, and over 10 years later, fans’ hopes have been all but dashed. It’s one of NBA history’s oddest conundrums, why James never touched the event that was partly made famous by his professional hero in Jordan. And it’s not like LeBron never did a dunk contest before.
How old was LeBron when he first dunked?
Lebron first dunked when he was in 8th grade (13 years old), he was 6’1 at the time.
Is Jordan the best dunker?
Jordan reigned supreme as the preeminent dunker in the NBA for a decade after his fabled dunking duel against Dominique Wilkins in the 1988 NBA Slam Dunk Contest. Its not like people didn’t try to match him. There were some pretty good dunkers to come to the league in that span.
Which NBA player has the best dunks?