I’m speaking, of course, about Steve Francis. Now, it’s easy to overlook Stevie Franchise when the topic of the Dunk Content arises because he never actually won one. But, if you all recall, Francis put on quite a show himself on the same night Vince Carter was tantalizing the world with an iconic performance.
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).
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.
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 is the shortest person ever to dunk?
Webb, who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA), is known for winning a Slam Dunk Contest despite being one of the shortest players in NBA history, being listed at 5 ft 6 in (168 cm) tall.
|Listed height||5 ft 6 in (168 cm)|
|Listed weight||133 lb (60 kg)|
Who has the most dunks in NBA history?
NBA Most Career Slam Dunks
Who has the most 50 point dunks?
Though he has more 50-point, perfect score dunks (eight) than any player in NBA history – more than Michael Jordan, more than Zach LaVine – Gordon stands alone as the league’s best dunker without a crown.