TAG: Guy Dupuy
Here’s where it gets really difficult. In taking this ranking of the Top 25 dunkers on the planet beyond the NBA realm, it opens the door for all kinds of interpretation. When judging somebody like, say, LeBron James against a professional circus act like Guy Dupuy, how much weight do you give to the different elements of dunking? How important is doing it in games against the best players in the sport? How important are dunk contest performances? How important is dunking on players, compared to dunking over regular people?
But remember, there is no scientific method to judging dunkers. We took as much of a general consensus in the Dime office as possible, but it’s like ranking sneakers or our Mom’s cooking: Too many people like too many different flavors and styles. That said, here are Nos. 10 through 6 … Read More »
After years of consistently bringing out the best dunkers in the world, Midnight Madness is fast getting a reputation as one of the best dunk contests out there. Last year, Guy Dupuy broke out a crazy dunk that went viral. This weekend past weekend, he was back trying to defend his back-to-back-to-back titles, but it was Justin “Jus Fly” Darlington who stole the show. Throwing down some absolute craziness, including a cartwheel to through-the-legs dunk and a through-the-legs dunk over a guy who was 6-10, “Jus Fly” showed you how he got his name.
The last dunk contest we saw Guy Dupuy in we dubbed, “The Best Dunk Contest Since Vince Carter vs. Steve Francis.” But that was before we saw Guy’s new dunk at Midnight Madness in England. Could anyone in the League beat him right now?
Source: Ball Don’t Lie
If you haven’t heard by now, the NBA and Sprite recently toured America looking for the best amateur dunkers in the country. In conclusion of the tour, 8 regional winners and 2 online submission winners were selected to be part of the final 10 contestants. From these final 10 dunkers, the top 4 vote getters (via public online vote) will be sent to the NBA 2010 All-Star Weekend in Dallas, Texas to participate in the NBA’s Slam Dunk Contest. Read More »