Who did Spud Webb beat in the dunk contest?

Thirty-five years after Webb beat Wilkins, the two will serve as judges in the dunk contest at halftime of Sunday’s NBA All-Star game at State Farm Arena.

How many dunk contests was Spud Webb in?

Spud Webb

Texas Legends
1998 Idaho Stampede
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NBA Slam Dunk Contest champion (1986)
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Did Spud Webb really dunk at 47?

Measuring just 5-foot-7, Spud Webb not only dunked in games, but even won the 1986 NBA Slam Dunk Contest. He defeated Dominique Wilkins in the final round with two perfect 50-point scores – a feat very few other players have achieved.

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 has the highest vertical in NBA history?

Michael Jordan Vertical Jump: The Highest Vertical Leap In NBA…

  • Darrell Griffith – 48 inches.
  • Jason Richardson – 46.5 inches.
  • Anthony Webb – 46 inches.
  • James White – 46 inches.
  • Zach LaVine – 46 inches.

Did Kobe ever won 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.

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