White Men Can't Jump?

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  1. Mr. Peabody

    Mr. Peabody Founding Member

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    Check out this video of a high school slam-dunk contest put on by Basketball Jones. This kid is heading to Eastern Washington or something... but man can he leap.

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  2. LSUGeauxTigers1

    LSUGeauxTigers1 Founding Member

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    Damn......he's got HOPS!
     
  3. BRETT

    BRETT LSU FAN Staff Member

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    That is awesome. I would definitely like to see that kid play sometime.
     
  4. DDTigerFan

    DDTigerFan Back from the Dead

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    He was a freshman at EWU this past year and didn't see the court at all. I mean this kid is as white as they come, he's from Canada!
     
  5. MikeD

    MikeD Sports Genius

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    How did they get that tape of me on the internet?
     
  6. Sourdoughman

    Sourdoughman TigerFan of LSU and the Tigerman

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    I'll give you a few other white players that could jump, enough to dunk anyway....

    Tom Chambers, anyone remember that dunk over someone he had in a game?
    Bobby Jones, one of my alltime favorites
    Mark Ivaroni, god i hope i spelled his name right.
    Chris Anderson for the nuggets, this guy can really jump

    A few that don't have to jump (LOL) :grin:
    Mark Eaton
    Greg Ostertag
    Yao Ming

    Anyone else help me out if I missed anyone....
     
  7. Bengal B

    Bengal B Founding Member

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    I don't remember Bobby Jones or Ivaroni being great leapers. Bobby Jones was a great player and Ivaroni was more of a warm body.

    It was either Brent or Jon Barry who is the only white guy ever to win the NBA Slam Dunk contest.
     
  8. ddt

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    Absolutely sick!

    Man, I've never seen anybody dunk off of two feet with a foot on the foul line, that's ridiculous. This guy would win the NBA dunk contest.

    I think that Chambers dunk was on Isiah Thomas...Zeke ate Chambers' damn knee.

    Other white guys with hops:
    Rex Chapman - did pretty good in the dunk contest when he was with Charlotte.
    Bob Sura - had some mad hops and one of my idols when he was at FSU. Even though he plays for the lowly Hawks, the guy's been ballin lately, putting up 32, 8, and 5 dimes tonight,
    David Lee - won the HS slam dunk contest beating one of if not the greatest dunker in the world, James White.

    Here's a couple of links I found a few years ago that has some pretty good pics of dunks. This first link has a couple of pictures, of all people, Lester Earl. The second one has one of Stro among others. Look for the ones with "Slam Nation" in them. These are some guys that tour the world putting on slam dunk contests. This one picture is of a guy jumping over a car...unbelievable: Ronnie Fields sacred temple
    Ronnie Fields Sacred Temple 2
     
  9. lmb20988

    lmb20988 Founding Member

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    He could out-dunk Vince Carter. This guy is truly amazing. I have never witnessed anything like this.
     
  10. Bengal B

    Bengal B Founding Member

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    Greatest Ever White Players

    Point Guard - Pete Maravich, Bob Cousy, John Stockton
    Shooting Guard - Pete Maravich, Jerry West, Billy Cunningham, Chris Mullin
    Small Forward - Larry Bird, Rick Barry, Bobby Jones
    Power Forward - Kevin McHale, Bob Pettit
    Center - George Mikan - That goes way back to the Lakers in Minnesota before they moved to LA but I can't think of any dominating white centers.
    Swingman - John Havlicek
     

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