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What years did Michael Jordan win the slam dunk contest?
NBA All-Star Slam Dunk Contest Winners
|1988||Michael Jordan||Chicago Bulls|
|1987||Michael Jordan||Chicago Bulls|
|1986||Spud Webb||Atlanta Hawks|
|1985||Dominique Wilkins||Atlanta Hawks|
How many times did Michael Jordan win the dunk contest?
Michael Jordan among five two-time Slam Dunk Contest winners.
Was Michael Jordan ever in the dunk contest?
Most notably absent in MJ’s canon of dunks are his contributions to the NBA’s annual Slam Dunk Contest — and most egregiously, his tense 1988 battle against Eastern Conference rival Dominique Wilkins, who played small forward for the Atlanta Hawks.
How far did Michael Jordan jump in the dunk contest?
Jordan tops our list of players with the highest vertical leap of 48 inches. This to go along with a hangtime of 0.92 seconds. Jumpman’s most iconic dunk was from the free throw line in the 1988 All-Star Weekend Slam Dunk Competition, for which he received a perfect score of 50 from the judges.
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.
Did LeBron ever do the dunk contest?
James didn’t participate in 2010, and over 10 years later, fans’ hopes have been all but dashed. It’s one of NBA history’s oddest conundrums, why James never touched the event that was partly made famous by his professional hero in Jordan. And it’s not like LeBron never did a dunk contest before.
Has a white person ever 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).
Who has the most dunks in NBA history?
NBA Most Career Slam Dunks
What is Michael Jordan signature dunk?
Michael Jordan: Rock the Cradle.