However, none of the other basketball-playing Barry brothers – Scooter, Jon, and Drew – can claim to be the only white man in history to win the Slam Dunk contest, though. The ONLY white man.
Has any white guy won the dunk contest?
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).
Is Rex Chapman white?
“It wore on me,” said Chapman, who is white.
Did Kobe win a dunk contest?
Kobe Bryant becomes youngest Slam Dunk Contest champion
Bryant was 18 years and 169 days old when he won the 1997 Slam Dunk Contest in Cleveland as a rookie. It wasn’t one of the most memorable dunk contests, but Bryant beat out Michael Finley and Chris Carr in the final round.
Did Kobe ever win a dunk contest?
The very first slam dunk contest was won by Larry Nance Sr. of the Phoenix Suns at the 1984 NBA All-Star Game.
NBA Slam Dunk Contest champions.
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Can you dunk 5 6?
Originally Answered: Can a 5 foot 6 person dunk? Let’s say you’re five foot six, with a 7’2 standing reach and weigh 135 pounds you would need a 34 inch vertical to touch the rim and a 40 inch vertical to dunk, so you would have to be hyper-athletic.