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While Robinson is the only NBA player to win the competition three times, there are five men who have been victorious twice: Dominique Wilkins (1985 and 1990), Michael Jordan (1987 and 1988), Harold Miner (1993 and 1995), Jason Richardson () and
Did Michael Jordan play in the dunk contest?
It was the ultimate face-off. It had been three years since Michael Jordan and Dominique Wilkins squared off in the All-Star Slam Dunk Contest. In the first matchup of the high-flying duo in 1985, Dominique edged out the Bulls rookie to win his first dunk title.
What year did Michael Jordan do the dunk contest?
What the 1987 Slam Dunk Contest did was put Jordan on the national stage for the first time in his professional career.
Which dunk contest did Jordan win?
1988 Slam Dunk Contest
1 / 931 years ago today, Michael Jordan wowed the crowd in Chicago with a spectacular 50 point dunk in the final round to win the Slam Dunk Contest.
Did LeBron ever do the dunk contest?
LeBron hasn’t competed in an NBA Slam Dunk Contest, but he does have experience in the arena. Back in 2003, James competed in the Powerade Jam Fest as part of the McDonald’s All-American Game, and he beat out Von Wafer and Shannon Brown for the title. You can watch the entire dunk contest on YouTube via the link above.
Who has the farthest dunk?
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On the set of Lo Show Dei Record in Milan, Italy, Jordan Ramos broke his own world record for Longest Slam Dunk From a Trampoline when he flew through the air 32 feet 9.7 inches (10 meters) before sneaking the ball through the hoop.
What is the best dunk of all time?
1. Vinsanity (2000) Half-Man-Half-Amazing enchanted Oakland with one of the cleanest and most memorable performances in the Slam Dunk Contest history. He made the dunk a for of art even in normal games.
Did Michael Jordan really jump from the free-throw line?
The moment you’re thinking of is from one year later in Chicago, when Jordan took flight from the free throw line twice in the 1988 Dunk Contest to beat Dominique Wilkins and repeat as champion. Jordan converted from the free throw line twice, cementing his place in Dunk Contest and NBA history.
Why won’t JA do the dunk contest?
Memphis Grizzlies standout rookie Ja Morant has decided not to participate in the NBA Slam Dunk Contest during All-Star Weekend in Chicago next month, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Maintaining good health for the duration of the season is his main priority, sources said.
Which NBA player hasn’t won the slam dunk contest?
It is amazing that Shawn Kemp has never won a slam dunk contest.
Is there an NBA player that can’t dunk?
Steve Nash, Los Angeles Lakers
Not being able to dunk hasn’t hindered Steve Nash at all during a 17-year NBA career.
Can Stephen Curry dunk?
Stephen Curry dunks. He tried a dunk during opening night of the 2021-22 NBA season against the LA Lakers but failed. 26 dunks in 13 years is 0.2% of his total field goals and he has never averaged more than 0.4% in a single season.
Can Chris Paul dunk?
Because he maximizes. Every possession he's doing math in his head at all times to increase his chance his team's chances. And there is nothing like a chris paul team in the bonus.