Can Michael Jordan dunk from the 3 point line?
No, Jordan flew for the first time from the free throw line in 1987. Now, we know what you’re thinking, this isn’t the Dunk Contest photo that might be the most iconic picture in NBA history, and you’re right, it’s not.
What is Steph Curry’s vertical?
MJ’s vertical jump was 48 inches, Steph is only 35 inches. If he wants the ball to go into the paint, he has people he can pass to that are better at dunking. He can score in other ways — namely, his awesome outside shot. He’s not that athletic and doesn’t usually have the strength to push his body into the paint.
Was MJ really 6 6?
Michael Jordan is arguably the greatest NBA player of all time. However, the 6’6″ former Chicago Bulls star did not come from a family of giants. In fact, none of his immediate family members were above six feet in height. His dad was no more than 5’9″, and his mom was around 5’5″.
Is a dunk 2 points?
It is considered a type of field goal; if successful, it is worth two points.
Can a 50 year old dunk?
So is it possible for us older guys to dunk? Yes, it’s possible, I think it’s not rare also, especially now more than ever training to increase vertical jump has come a long way compared to 15 years ago. It may seem like it’s impossible also as we don’t see a lot of older athletes dunking, but there are many that can.
Can Michael Jordan dunk now?
Should we be thinking about someone a little younger? Michael Jordan could still dunk at 50 (three years ago), and I have little doubt that he will be dunking for a while. But he’s almost certainly not the oldest former player who can currently dunk.
Are Lebron and Michael Jordan friends?
All-in-all, it can not be said that the two legends are friends, but we can well agree that they respect each other.