Five-foot-seven Hawks’ Spud Webb won the 1986 NBA Dunk Contest. He remains the only player under 6-foot to have won the All-Star weekend contest. That’s how the NBA stars of the 1980s operated.
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.
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.
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).
Which was the best slam dunk contest?
The 5 best NBA Slam Dunk Contests of all time
- 2000 – Vince Carter.
- 2016 – Zach LaVine and Aaron Gordon. …
- 1988 – Michael Jordan. …
- 1986 – Spud Webb. This was before my time, but thanks to the power of YouTube I’ve relived it. …
- 2008 – Dwight Howard. There are two reasons this contest isn’t listed higher. …
Who has the most dunks in NBA history?
NBA Most Career Slam Dunks
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.
What is Michael Jordan signature dunk?
Michael Jordan: Rock the Cradle.