Are there really 19 dunkers in the world better than Vince Carter? Nineteen? If you’ve been paying attention to the events of the last few years, you would know that there are. But the shocked, negative reaction to Vince ranking No. 20 on our list makes sense. It’s like saying Rakim isn’t a Top-3 MC on the hip-hop scene; initially it sounds crazy, but when you consider this is about today and not all-time, it starts to sound right.
Moving on with the list of the Top 25 dunkers on the planet, the next bunch includes one man who has been called the next Vince, one who tops VC in dunk contest titles, and another who just recently did something we know Vince has never done by jumping over seven people to finish a dunk. Here are Nos. 15-11… Read More »
If you remember one name this season in college basketball, it should be Keion Bell. We first introduced you to the Pepperdine sophomore this summer after he won the Slam Dunk Contest at the Kobe Basketball Academy. This past Friday at Pepperdine’s Blue & Orange Madness, Bell won the slam dunk contest for the second year in a row. Last year when he won the event, he jumped over three people, but this year he decided to jump over five.
Even after a breakout debut season at Pepperdine, most people don’t know about 6-3 Keion Bell. But with 11 clips on YouTube that include a dunk over a 7-footer and a poster on DeMar Derozan, he’ll soon become a household name. This summer Keion and his 41-inch vertical found his way to the Kobe Basketball Academy where he won the Camp Slam Dunk Contest judged by Kobe, Ice Cube and Josh Powell.