Frequent question: Who was the first to dunk?

In 1944, college basketball saw its first-ever dunk, when Oklahoma A&M’s Bob “Foothills” Kurland dunked by accident.

What is the longest dunk ever?

At the English Institute of Sport in Sheffield, England, Jordan Ramos executed a high-flying world record longest dunk from just . 34 inches shy of 33 feet (10.05 meters).

Why was dunking illegal?

So, in 1967, the NCAA actually decided to ban the dunk, claiming that it was not a “skillful shot” and also citing injury concerns. Whether or not it was a skillful shot was highly debatable and the injuries due to dunking were a very small percentage compared to other injuries that occurred while playing basketball.

What is a 360 dunk?

That’s right, so when he plants his feet, he makes sure he plants it right, left, gathering, solid on the ground, jumping up in the air, turning, bringing his momentum around in a circle while jumping in the air and slam dunking the ball.

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