How high could Kareem jump?
When he fully extended his right arm and leaped into the air off his left foot, he could reach higher than any human ever could. He once told astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson that his release point on the skyhook was “about 10 feet to 11 feet in the air.” That seems about right.
What was Kareem vertical?
“It was very frustrating having a 44-inch vertical leap and be way above the rim and not being able to dunk the ball,” the 6-foot-4 Thompson said. “Kareem (Abdul-Jabbar, a.k.a. Lew Alcindor) messed it up for everybody. He messed up all my college highlights.”
Who is the shortest man to dunk?
Webb, who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA), is known for winning a Slam Dunk Contest despite being one of the shortest players in NBA history, being listed at 5 ft 6 in (168 cm) tall.
|Listed height||5 ft 6 in (168 cm)|
|Listed weight||133 lb (60 kg)|
Can Steve Nash dunk?
Steve Nash, Los Angeles Lakers
Not being able to dunk hasn‘t hindered Steve Nash at all during a 17-year NBA career. … There is footage of Nash “dunking” on a practice court while in college at Santa Clara, which got morphed into this clever NBA commercial, but it’s truly a weak attempt.