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Slam dunk

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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 ...

History of the dunk - NBA History

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

Larry Bird - Uncyclopedia - Wikia

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Larry flips the Bird. Larry Joe Bird (born December 25, 1 A.D.) aka Bird Jesus is an NBA basketball player, and the inventor of the Larry Bird Slam Dunk.

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 ...

Who was the first person to dunk a basketball? | Reference.com

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The NCAA Rules Committee denied the dunk was disallowed due to Alcindor's dominance, and insisted ... Who invented basketball? ... First NBA Player to Dunk · Best Slam Dunks in NBA History · Exercises for Dunking a Basketball · Shortest  ...

NBA - Who is Aaron Gordon and how he invented his crazy high ...

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Mar 7, 2016 ... Now, thanks to one incredible dunk and an improving game, ... to finish first in the 2016 NBA Slam Dunk Contest and take home the trophy.

What Is a Slam Dunk? | Wonderopolis

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Apr 5, 2011 ... A slam dunk is a basketball shot in which a player jumps through the air ... injuries, breakaway rims and reinforced backboards were invented.

The 10 greatest Slam Dunk Contests | SI.com

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Feb 13, 2013 ... At its best, the NBA Slam Dunk Contest is a spectacle that makes you jump out of your seat, shove the person sitting next to you like you're in a ...

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The Man Who Invented the Slam Dunk - Harlem Globetrotters

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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 play basketball like ...

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 .... multiple NBA backboards, Erhat's invention got drafted to the pros.

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

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Sep 30, 2013 ... Nobody celebrated a slam. Basketball was ... He is credited with being the first to dunk in a game and to regularly use the high-percentage shot.