The year-old Green got the better of the Blue Eaglets' towering teen early in the second quarter as he drove baseline, met his defender at the rim, and delivered the vicious slam. He finished with a game-high 31 points and collected six rebounds, nine assists, and three steals. We came out with energy.
This calculator tells you how much you need to jump to dunk a basketball. It will also give you an estimated force required to jump that high. The more you bent your knees the less force you'll need but you will need a lot of energy to take you from that position to the top.
Cameras of that era were too crude to capture the split second when the rules of both Newton and Naismith were bent, so it was fortuitous that New York Times writer Arthur J. Daley was at the Y that day covering the tournament that would decide which Americans sailed to Berlin for the Olympic debut of the year-old sport. Joe Fortenberry, 6-footinch center.
There will be three dunk attempts per round for each competitor, with the top two advancing to the final round. Towering teens Kai Sotto and Carl Tamayo will also banner a talented pool in the Skills Challenge which will pit big men against cat-quick guards. Completing the annual showcase is the Three-Point Shootout which will feature the eight best snipers in the tournament. Lucena, and Angelo Cacho of University of Baguio.
Dunking is a dramatic, crowd-pleasing offensive move. Many times, a rousing dunk can turn that mysterious factor, momentum, right around in your favor. Clearly, dunking is easier if you're tall and can palm the ball with one hand, but there have been relatively short players who couldn't palm the ball who worked hard enough to be able to dunk.
Updated: August 6, pm. Not one of those just-above-the-rim throw-downs that have long been accepted as the best a woman can do in games of the past. When the 6-foot-8 high school senior dunks, it can be a rim-rattling, backboard shaking, two-handed slam.
But when your name is LeBron James Jr. Bronny pulled off the dunk in question — his first of the AAU season — at the Balling on the Beach youth tournament in Deerfield Beach, Florida over the weekend. But thankfully for LeBron the elder and us, the basketball-interested public, there were plenty of cameras pointed at Bronny when he received a long pass from a teammate in transition, charged at the basket, palming the ball in his right hand, and jumped up for the one-handed slam.
Last spring, a lanky blond sportswriter named Michael McKnight set out to dunk a basketball. McKnight never really reached his goal, and neither have any of the other middle-aged white guys who set out on this same journey in recent years. And there are a lot of them.
NBA world championship in St. Catharines, Ont. Playing on eight-foot nets against players that looked like toddlers by comparison, Rioux thoroughly dominated.