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NBA, We Reminisce / Jun 1, 2012 / 3:47 pm

Remembering Orlando Woolridge, A Dunk Contest History Maker

Orlando Woolridge

Orlando Woolridge and Chick Hearn

Former Bulls and Lakers star Orlando Woolridge died today at age 52, reports say. He was reportedly in hospice care in Louisiana for a chronic heart condition. Although his 16.0 points per average in 13 seasons is mostly forgotten by the current crop of players, the No. 6 pick in the 1981 draft should be remembered for, among other things, pulling off the first between-the-legs dunk in the NBA dunk contest. Read More »