The shortest player to win an NBA dunk contest was Spud Webb who went to college at North Carolina State. He was 5' 7" and was a fourth round draft choice of the Detroit Pistons in 1985. Webb played in the NBA for 12 seasons with the Atlanta Hawks, Sacramento Kings, Minnesota Timberwolves, and Orlando Magic. He won the NBA's slam dunk contest at the All-Star game in 1986. Click on the 'Spud Webb Slam Dunk' link on this page to see a video of him in action at the 1986 Slam Dunk Contest.
Yes. In 1987 NBA player Spud Webb won the Slam Dunk competition. He was only 5'7. In 2006 Nate Robinson won the contest and he's only 5'6
Nate Robinson - 5"9 Spud Webb - 5"7
Spud Webb became famous for being the shortest NBA player to win a slam dunk contest. He was one of the shortest players in NBA history. He was recorded as being 5 feet 7 inches tall.
The shortest person to dunk on a ten foot rim is not Anthony Spud Webb, it's Mugsy Bogues. Webb was the shortest person to win the NFL dunk contest.
There is no minimum height you need to be to slam dunk although, obviously, the taller one is the easier it is to do it. The smallest person I have seen slam dunk is former NBA player Spud Webb who won the NBA slam dunk competition at the 1986 All Star Game. Webb was 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 meters) tall. Click on the 'Spud Webb Dunking' link below to see highlights from the 1986 NBA Slam Dunk contest 6'1 or under---You can't 6'2-6'3---Maybe you can, but if you are 6'2, most likely not (You have to jump really high) 6'4---You can possibly dunk, with a little bit of strength 6'5---You can dunk properly 6'6---You can dunk like Kobe Bryant, but not like Shaq at 7'1 6'7 or higher---You could dunk like nothing!
When Spud Webb played, he was listed at 5'7. Despite his height however, he won the NBA dunk contest in either '88 or '89.
Spud Webb 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m) was te smallest (and to even win the NBA slam dunk contest in 1986)... Nate Robinson is a bit taller (5 ft 9 in (1.75 m))
google says Spud Webb but idontk
There is no starting player in the NBA who is 5 ft 7. However, Spud Webb who played in the 1980's was 5' 7" and won the dunk contest.
One of the shortest, if not the all time shortest, players to have played in the NBA was Tyrone 'Muggsy' Bogues who went to college at Wake Forest. He was 5' 3" and was a first round draft choice of the Washington Bullets in 1987. Bogues played in the NBA for 14 seasons with the Bullets, Charlotte Hornets, Golden State Warriors, and Toronto Raptors. Another small player was Anthony 'Spud' Webb who went to college at North Carolina State. He was 5' 7" and was a fourth round draft choice of the Detroit Pistons in 1985. Webb played in the NBA for 12 seasons with the Atlanta Hawks, Sacramento Kings, Minnesota Timberwolves, and Orlando Magic. He won the NBA's slam dunk contest at the All-Star game in 1986. Click on the 'Spud Webb Slam Dunk' link on this page to see a video of him in action at the 1986 Slam Dunk Contest.he was killer.
It is nearly impossible to dunk at 5 foot 3. Professionals in the NBA that are under 6'0" can barely do it. Spud Web is one of the shortest, if not the shortest, player to ever dunk, and he was 5'6". While not impossible, it is nearly impossible, and your vertical leap will need to be tremendous to do so.
Michael Jordan (winner), Dominique Wilkins, Clyde Drexler, Otis Smith, Jerome Kersey, Greg Anderson, Spud Webb. Ron Harper did not participate due to injury.
Spud Webb is the smallest basketballer player ever. Webb standing at 5 foot 6 inchs was the smallest person ever in the world to dunk on a ten foot rim.
Spud Webb 5'6"
Former NBA player, Spud Webb was able to dunk a basketball and he was 5'3" (160 cm).
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Yes, Spud Webb was 5 feet 7 inches and played in the NBA. He was known for being able to dunk easily for someone of his size. Nate Robinsion, a 5 feet 9 inches player for the New York Knicks just won the 2009 dunk contest over 6 feet 11 inch Dwight Howard. I stand at 5 feet 8 inches and my father stands at 5 feet 7 inches and we are both able to dunk.
You should be able to dunk at 5 feet 10 inches tall. This, however, is a good height but it's not a rule. Remember, Spud Webb was extremely short, however, he was able to dunk.
Nate Robinson (5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) of the Boston Celtics is the most recognized aamong active players. Spud Webb at 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m) even won the NBA slamdunk contest in 1986!
The shortest player to ever dunk is Muggsy Boughes. 5ft 3in. I'm pretty sure he win a couple of dunk contest.Wrong!!Muggsy was the shortest player to play in the NBA at 5'3", however he never won a dunk contest. That honor belongs to Spud Webb at 5'6"YearLocationSlam Dunk Champion2009PhoenixNate Robinson, New York2008New OrleansDwight Howard, Orlando2007Las VegasGerald Green, Boston2006HoustonNate Robinson, New York2005DenverJosh Smith, Atlanta2004Los AngelesFred Jones, Indiana2003AtlantaJason Richardson, Golden State2002PhiladelphiaJason Richardson, Golden State2001Washington, D.C.Desmond Mason, Seattle2000OaklandVince Carter, Toronto1997ClevelandKobe Bryant, L.A. Lakers1996San AntonioBrent Barry, L.A. Clippers1995PhoenixHarold Miner, Miami1994MinneapolisIsaiah Rider, Minnesota1993Salt Lake CityHarold Miner, Cleveland1992OrlandoCedric Ceballos, Phoenix1991CharlotteDee Brown, Boston1990MiamiDominique Wilkins, Atlanta1989HoustonKenny Walker, New York1988ChicagoMichael Jordan, Chicago1987SeattleMichael Jordan, Chicago1986DallasSpud Webb, Atlanta1985IndianapolisDominique Wilkins, Atlanta1984DenverLarry Nance, Phoenix