White Men Can’t Jump was released in theaters this week in 1992.
Who can forget when cement-legged Billy Hoyle when he finished off the playground comp in true hustlers fashion, by defying the odds and slamming down an alley-oop from Sidney Dean, played by Wesley Snipes.
LeBron looks a lot like Billy Hoyle after dunking for the first time
To celebrate the film’s 26th anniversary, let’s examine some of the greatest dunks executed by white NBA players over the years.
Seattle Supersonics forward Tom Chambers is probably the greatest white dunker in NBA history. He had the elevation and the flair and the power. His list of victims include some official cats.
Tom Chambers is one of the only NBA players to score 20, 000 career points and not be in the HOF. If you like this video please give it a like and to keep up to date with videos make sure you subscribe.
Chambers was an all-around offensive menace who scored over 20,000 career points and captivated fans with this MVP performance in the 1987 NBA All-Star game.
Spurs legend Manu Ginobili wasn’t known for his hops, but back in 2014 he drank from the fountain of youth and yammed one over Bosh with the left hand as he bullies Ray Allen out of the way. Ginobili is a Spaniard, but for the sake of our limited NBA choices, hes a white dunker who was on one that night.
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Brent Barry is one of the sons of NBA Hall of Famer Rick Barry. While Rick was known for his underhand free throw prowess, Brent was a high-rising dunkmaster who totally defied the myth that white men can’t jump when he won the 1996 NBA Slam Dunk Contest.
Brent Barry. By Panzer49.
Watch him bang on Rodman at the 2:00 mark. Rodman, a legendary NBA defender was helpless. All he could do was eat it and walk away.
In this clip, Celtics star Gordon Hayward dunks over the NBA’s supreme dunker Greek Freak, giving the Milwaukee Bucks skywalker a taste of his own posterizing medicine.
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Cant wait until Hayward comes back. He was something different and hopefully, we can see him and Kyrie in the same backcourt healthy one day.
All of these lethal dunkers have undoubtedly made Woody Harrelson proud and should be celebrated around this time every year.
Harrelson and Wesley Snipes teamed up to create pop culture magic while addressing the issues of stereotypes and race. Most people still believe that only black dudes can dunk, but when it comes to these guys, the myth doesnt fit so you must acquit.
Every single dunk by a white guy from 1984-2017 in the NBA Slam Dunk Contest. Including players like Chase Budinger, Chris “Birdman” Andersen, Rex Chapman, Bob Sura, Tom Chambers, Mason Plumlee, and Brent Barry. Let us all take a moment to that Brent Barry for making us white people feel that we too can jump, even though we can’t.