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Slam dunk - Wikipedia

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A slam dunk, also dunk or dunk shot, is a type of basketball shot that is performed when a player jumps in the air, controls the ball(s) above the horizontal plane ...

Who Invented the slam dunk? History behind the first dunk

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Mar 31, 2011 ... Slam Dunks are one of the, if not THE, most exciting plays in basketball. Dunks ... inferring a favorable outcome, but who invented the slam […]

The First Dunk in Basketball - The Daily Beast

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Feb 15, 2014 ... A century before Saturday's Slam Dunk Contest, someone literally ... thought the word “dunk” in a basketball context wasn't invented until 45 ...

A Brief History Of The Slam Dunk | Mental Floss

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Apr 1, 2015 ... In order to understand the first-ever slam dunk, you need to know how .... a John Deere cultivator into a hinged base, Erhat invented a rim that ...

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Jun 14, 2012 ... One of the Oldest Living Legends in Globetrotters history, Golden Goose, shows he still has game after all these years. Want to learn how to ...

Bob Kurland, credited as first player to dunk in a basketball game ...

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Sep 30, 2013 ... In the 1940s, dunks weren't a big part of basketball. Nobody celebrated a slam. Basketball was three decades away from the first dunk contest.

History of the dunk - NBA Hoops Online

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Since its introduction into the NBA the “Dunk” or “Slam Dunk” “Slam” “Jam” and ... It wasn't until the late 60s that the modern dunk was invented, and it wasn't ...

The evolution of the windmill: From Dominique Wilkins to present ...

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Feb 13, 2014 ... A look at how the dunk contest's most famous motion has changed over the years since ... SB Nation 2014 NBA Slam Dunk Contest Coverage.

The Plot to Kill the Slam Dunk | VICE Sports

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Feb 12, 2015 ... The first thing you need to know is that the inventor of basketball never intended for the rim to be set at 10 feet. It just so happened that the ...

What Is a Slam Dunk? | Wonderopolis

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A slam dunk is a basketball shot in which a player jumps through the air to ... To prevent injuries, breakaway rims and reinforced backboards were invented.