By Ken Rappoport
Who throws down the easiest dunks? What are an important characteristics of the easiest slam dunkers? measurement? energy? Agility? From stars of the earlier like Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to the best avid gamers at the present time like LeBron James, Ken Rappoport lists the 10 top basketball gamers to have ever rattled a rim. different avid gamers incorporated during this identify are Vince Carter, Darryl Dawkins, Julius Erving, Michael Jordan, Shaquille O'Neal, Hakeem Olajuwon, invoice Russell, and Dominique Wilkins.
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Include LeBron James: King On and Off the Court and Tim Duncan: Star Forward. CONTENTS Cover About this Book Title Page Introduction Chapter 1: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Facts Chapter 2: Vince Carter Vince Carter Facts Chapter 3: Darryl Dawkins Darryl Dawkins Facts Chapter 4: Julius Erving Julius Erving Facts Chapter 5: LeBron James LeBron James Facts Chapter 6: Michael Jordan Michael Jordan Facts Chapter 7: Shaquille O'Neal Shaquille O'Neal Facts Chapter 8: Hakeem Olajuwon Hakeem Olajuwon Facts Chapter 9: Bill Russell Bill Russell Facts Chapter 10: Dominique Wilkins Dominique Wilkins Facts CHAPTER NOTES FURTHER READING INTERNET ADDRESSES INDEX Note to Our Readers Copyright More Books from Enslow INTRODUCTION Imagine if there was no LeBron James powering to the basket.
HONORS: Naismith Prep Player of the Year, 2003; NBA Rookie of the Year, 2004; NBA All-Star Game MVP, 2006, 2008; All-NBA First Team, 2006, 2008–13; NBA MVP, 2012 and 2013. 6 MICHAEL JORDAN What is the greatest Jordan moment? It’s hard to choose. First, there’s the Slam Dunk Contest during All-Star Weekend in Chicago in 1988. Image Credit: Associated Press/Wide World Photos Jordan was up against “The Human Highlight Film,” Dominique Wilkins, in the final round. Wilkins dunked first and put the pressure on Jordan.
113–114. 2. Clifton Brown, “Rockets Do Homework and Return to Finals,” New York Times, June 2, 1995, p. B7. CHAPTER 10. DOMINIQUE WILKINS 1. Jack McCallum, “The Top Dog of Dunk,” Sports Illustrated, November 30, 1981. 2. Roy Johnson, “If You’ve Got It, Flaunt It,” New York Times, February 9, 1986, p. S1. FURTHER READING Basketball Top 10. New York: DK Publishing, 2004. Hareas, John. Basketball Top 10. New York: DK publishing, 2004 Kramer, Sydelle. Basketball’s Greatest Players. New York: Random House, 1997.
Basketball's Top 10 Slam Dunkers by Ken Rappoport