Definition: To complete this dunk an athlete must leap, raise one leg and switch the ball to the opposite hand while floating for the dunk. Brief history: The first between-the-leg dunk actually came in 1984, when Bulls forward Orlando Woolridge completed the move and finished it with his left hand.
Who invented the between-the-legs dunk?
The between-the-legs dunk was popularized by Isaiah Rider in the 1994 NBA slam dunk contest, so much so that the dunk is often colloquially referred to as a “Rider dunk” — notwithstanding Orlando Woolridge’s own such dunk in the NBA contest a decade earlier.
Who created the Eastbay dunk?
Rider started his NBA career strong, finishing the 1993–94 season as a member of the NBA’s All-Rookie First Team. He won the 1994 NBA Slam Dunk Contest (he brashly predicted that he would win on draft day) with a dunk that he called “The East Bay Funk Dunk.”
Who is the best ankle breaker in NBA history?
1. Kyrie Irving, Boston Celtics. Kyrie Irving is the most creative ball-handler in the NBA. Gifted with the deepest bag of tricks in the league, Irving’s handle is uniquely terrifying because he doesn’t have a go-to move.
Is a double Eastbay possible?
An Eastbay is another name for a between the legs dunk and a double Eastbay has never been done. Said to be the hardest dunk within reason.