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?
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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.