Which dunk contest did Vince Carter win?

Which dunk contest did Vince Carter win?

Which dunk contest did Vince Carter win?

NBA All-Star Slam Dunk Contest Winners

Year Winner Location
2000 Vince Carter Oakland
1997 Kobe Bryant Cleveland
1996 Brent Barry San Antonio
1995 Harold Miner Phoenix

When did Vince Carter win his first dunk contest?

Fans and media alike called him the greatest in-game dunker since Jordan, bestowing upon him the heavy nicknames “Air Apparent” and “Air Canada” for his feats above the rim. So you can imagine that expectations were high when Carter entered his name in the 2000 dunk contest.

Who won the 1999 dunk contest?

NBA Slam Dunk Contest champions

Year Host city Player
1998 New York City The WNBA–NBA 2Ball Competition replaced the Slam Dunk Contest
1999 Philadelphia Lockout-shortened season, no NBA All-Star Game
2000 Oakland Vince Carter
2001 Washington D.C. Desmond Mason

Who won the 2001 Slam Dunk Contest?

NBA Slam Dunk Contest past winners

Year Winner Team
2001 Desmond Mason Sonics
2000 Vince Carter Raptors
1997 Kobe Bryant Lakers
1996 Brent Barry Clippers

Has any white guy won the dunk contest?

It wasn’t the best or most exciting by any means, but it gave us the most surprising and different winner, with rookie Brent Barry taking home the trophy. The fun fact is that he is the first and only white player ever to win the dunk contest (apologies to Blake Griffin and Zach LaVine).

Who was the first to dunk?

In fact, dunking — the most efficient, and arguably most exciting shot in basketball — is about 56 years older than Zion himself. In 1944, college basketball saw its first-ever dunk, when Oklahoma A&M’s Bob “Foothills” Kurland dunked by accident.

Who has a 48 inch vertical?

Michael Jordan
There’s only been one player nicknamed “His Airness in NBA history,” and that’s Michael Jordan. He currently owns the NBA highest vertical jump of the entire tournament, which is 48 inches. This number comes with a hang time on the rim of 0.92 seconds.