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.
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.
The first ever dunk contest was held in 1976 in Denver and the first NBA dunk contest was held in Denver in 1984.
Yes he won the Slam Dunk contest in 1997.
Yes, Spud Webb won the NBA Dunk Contest in 1986.
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.
Yes, he participated in a slam dunk contest in 1997 as a rookie. He even won the contest with a couple of impressive dunks. (f.e. between the leg) This was the last slam dunk contest before the lockout in 1998/1999
Vince Carter or Jason Richardson
The shortest person to ever dunk a 10 foot tall basketball goal was 5 feet 1 inches tall boy. Several people have dunk a goal at this height.
google says Spud Webb but idontk
In the nba the shortest player ever is mugssy bogues (5'3)
DA he won it in 08 yous your brain
Yes John Barry
In the 2009 All-Star game in Phoenix, he said he will be participating in the 2010 slam dunk competition.
The shortest NBA player ever isTyrone "Muggsy" Bogues - 5'3"
It already passed. It was on February 13th, 2010 at the Dallas Cowboy's stadium. Nate Robinson won, becoming the first player ever to win three slam-dunk contests.
Paul Pierce - 3point shoot out Nate Robinson - Slam dunk contest (first ever 3 time winner)
in 1996 while playing for the l.a clippers brent barry won the slam dunk contest with a dunk from the foul line emulating previous dunks by dr j and Jordan in 1996 while playing for the l.a clippers brent barry won the slam dunk contest with a dunk from the foul line emulating previous dunks by dr j and Jordan
He hasn't won any... But if he enters he could!
At 5'3", Muggsy Bogues is the shortest player ever to play in the NBA.
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