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Old 04-01-2015, 01:03 PM   #166
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Default Re: Can you dunk??

I have before, legit 2 handed dunk on a 10 foot rim, 2 times in a row, been like a month and a half, haven't done one since, gotten close, I am 6 feet tall with a wing span of like 6'4 last I measured, I weigh 140 lbs, can't palm the ball, but I pretty much always get the needed height with one or two hands, I just don't have the confidence to put it down I guess.
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Old 07-01-2015, 11:31 PM   #167
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been working on my jump and i can attest to that its easier to dunk off 1 foot than 2. especially off the dribble with the ball in your hands too, off 2 you really need a good arm swing, and thats inhibited when youre holding the ball. theres less of a difference if you lob the ball to yourself though, but i still feel like i can stretch out a bit higher off 1
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Old 07-02-2015, 09:02 AM   #168
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been working on my jump and i can attest to that its easier to dunk off 1 foot than 2. especially off the dribble with the ball in your hands too, off 2 you really need a good arm swing, and thats inhibited when youre holding the ball. theres less of a difference if you lob the ball to yourself though, but i still feel like i can stretch out a bit higher off 1

I agree. Most small players I know who can dunk are doing it off 1 foot. For the reason you mentioned. Unfortunately I'm a 2 foot jumper and I simply can't jump with the ball in my hands because I really need that full arm swing. So I have to try it with a lob to myself. Last night I almost put one down. Unfortunately the ball rattled out. That would have been my very first dunk ever. I really hope I'll make one soon...

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Old 07-02-2015, 11:14 AM   #169
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if u have to emphasize dunking 2 times in a row successfully that ain't dunking lol or u are pretty much borderline not able to dunk.

at my peak i can touch 11'4. I'm 6'1.5. Could do 180, dunk from behind dotted line..dunk from standstill (and i'm a 1 foot jumper). Can dunk very effortlessly.

But i'm 33 now haven't tried dunking for like 2 years and rarely exercise lol.
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Old 07-02-2015, 04:43 PM   #170
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Easily
6'ish got a 34 inch verti
heres somethin i posted from the ISH challenge and nah i dont jump off both feet or do 2 handers in game


the vid i was drillin other stuff with my team but the link has personal info on it so im not postin youtube
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Old 07-02-2015, 11:29 PM   #171
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Yup but I worked my ass off to get it one summer. In NY there are literally parks everywhere so from 12-9 I balled/biked all day. That was my prime summer. I was going into my junior year and there was no way I was going to let the new kids on varsity take my starting spot (I played vars sophmore year but wasnt a starter since the SG was a senior who beat my ass daily). After a month of intense training I decided why dont I try to touch rim and I touched it. I had no idea I had bounce like that because during the season I could just clap. By October I was throwing it down.

What a summer

But believe me I really really worked hard for it. Like at least 25-35 miles a day. I probably switched parks 6-7 times throughout the day. Alternating to parks where I can get good games, and parks where I could just practice by myself.

Also stopped smoking. At night I would just drink or pop stupid shit with my un athletic boys
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Old 07-06-2015, 09:36 PM   #172
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Default Re: Can you dunk??

Not anymore for sure, but back in high school when I played basketball everyday. 6'1" without shoes. I didn't have a great vertical leap but I think my long arms helped. They helped me to block shots at my size.
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Old 07-14-2015, 12:29 AM   #173
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Hit my first dunk last night on 9'10

Tried 10 feet but kept backrimming. Hopefully gonna get it down on 10 by the end of summer.
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Old 07-14-2015, 06:14 PM   #174
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I've been able to dunk for the last two years but now I can windmill.
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