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By Ken Rappoport

Who throws down the simplest dunks? What are an important characteristics of the simplest slam dunkers? dimension? power? Agility? From stars of the previous like Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to the best avid gamers this present day like LeBron James, Ken Rappoport lists the 10 top basketball gamers to have ever rattled a rim. different avid gamers integrated during this name are Vince Carter, Darryl Dawkins, Julius Erving, Michael Jordan, Shaquille O'Neal, Hakeem Olajuwon, invoice Russell, and Dominique Wilkins.

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It had come down to Game 7 and the continuing scoring battle between Wilkins, the so-called “Human Highlight Film”, and the future Hall of Famer Larry Bird. ” Like two great gunslingers from the Old West, they matched each other shot for shot. Neither could miss as the game headed toward its exciting finish. Wilkins pulled out every shot in his arsenal—slam dunks, short-range jumpers, transition baskets, baskets off offensive rebounds, tip-ins. And Bird answered them with an array of shots of his own.

DARRYL DAWKINS 1. Thomas Rogers, “Sports World Specials,” New York Times, November 19, 1979, p. C2. 2. Chuck O’Donnell, “A Sweet Shattering,” Basketball Digest, November/December 2004, pp. 18–19. 3. Ibid. 4. Ibid. CHAPTER 4. JULIUS ERVING 1. title=Julius_Erving> (September 23, 2009). CHAPTER 5. LEBRON JAMES 1. Tom Withers, “LeBron James Soars in First Playoff Game,” The Associated Press, April 23, 2006. CHAPTER 6. MICHAEL JORDAN 1. Chuck O’Donnell, “When the Knees Were Young,” Basketball Digest, February 2003.

The goggled 7-foot-2 Lakers center waved both index fingers in a “Number One” gesture as he walked off the court. The Lakers had finally beaten the Celtics. Jabbar would go on to win a total of six MVP awards to go along with six NBA championships. For Jabbar, the 1985 victory over the Celtics topped them all. Image Credit: Associated Press/Wide World Photos Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Facts BORN: April 16, 1947, New York City. HIGH SCHOOL: Power Memorial, New York City. COLLEGE: UCLA. PROS: Milwaukee Bucks, 1969–75; Los Angeles Lakers, 1975–89.

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