Statistics About The Most Popular Dunks

Statistics show that some of the most popular dunks in basketball history include the tomahawk slam, windmill dunk, and the 360 dunk.

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"85% participants of NBA Slam Dunk Competition opt for one-handed dunk over any other type."

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"The highest score ever recorded in an NBA Slam Dunk Contest is 50 out of 50, a feat achieved on 28 different occasions."

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"Michael Jordan's notable dunk from the free throw line in the 1988 Slam Dunk Contest earned him a perfect score."

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"Vince Carter's between-the-legs dunk in the 2000 Slam Dunk Contest is regarded as one of the most iconic dunks."

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"Over 40% NBA players prefer a two-handed dunk for showcasing power and stability."

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"Zach LaVine and Aaron Gordon hold the record for most consecutive perfect scores in a single dunk contest with 4."

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"Nearly 60% of players in NCAA, who are 6'6'' or taller, have performed a dunk in games."

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"Tomahawk dunk is named as the most exciting dunk by 45% of basketball respondents."

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"About 25% of all dunks in NBA games are reverse dunks."

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"Vince Carter has the most dunks in a single season with 202 during the 1999-00 NBA season."

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"About 50% of the slam dunks in basketball are basic two-hand, front approach dunks."

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"The most dunk points scored by a player in an NBA game is 42 by Shaquille O'Neal."

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""Honey Dip" dunk by Vince Carter in the 2000 NBA Slam Dunk Contest was named as the 'Dunk of Death,' regarded as one of the most popular dunks of all time."

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"In 2002-03 season, 44% of total successful field goals in NBA games were dunks."

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"Approximately 17% of NBA players can perform the difficult 360-degree spin dunk."

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"In the 2019-20 NBA season, 7% of the total field goals made in the regular season were dunks."

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Statistic 17

"A dunk by Giannis Antetokounmpo in the 2021 All-Star game was voted as the best Dunk Of The Night by 32% of the viewers."

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