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How was the slam dunk invented. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was the first to dunk in the NBA. Officials thought that it was unfair because it gave taller players an advantage in the game. Lew Alcindor Rule” that forbid any player from dunking the basketball in a game. The Lew Alcindor rule was Named after Kareem.
Do you have to build your strength to dunk a basketball? The answer is yes you do. Ou have to build up your leg musels to get to the ten foot rim. To dunk it takes a lot of practice,time,and skill.
Who were the best dunkers in history? #1 Dominique Wilkins #2 "Dr. J" Julius Erving #3 Darryl Dawkins #4 Harold Miner #5 Shawn Kemp #6 Larry Nance #7 Kenny "Sky" Walker #8 Vince Carter #9 Darrell Griffith #10 Michael Jordan. Those are the top 10 best dunkers in history.
What training and workouts do you have to do to get to dunk. By doing lunges, squats, frog jumps, wall jumps, and jump rope. That should get you about 3 or 4 inches higher to reach the rim.
Why is being tall an advantage in basketball/Dunking Well being tall is an advantage because you can dunk easier. But little guys still can dunk as I said earlier. They Just have to really work out and get there body stronger. But with big guys they don’t have to try to jump as high.