When did Dr J dunk on Cooper?

When did Dr J dunk on Cooper?

The Philadelphia 76ers hosted Magic Johnson and the Los Angeles Lakers on a cold day in January 1983. Dr. J comes away with a loose ball near the sideline. He glides down the court, knee-length socks and all.

Did Dr J ever win a dunk contest?

PHOENIX — Dr. Julius Erving won the first dunk contest held during the 1976 ABA All-Star game when he threw down after taking off from the free throw line. The dunk later was repeated by Michael Jordan, among others.

Who is the oldest person to ever dunk?

As far as my knowledge reaches, Julius Erving at age 63 is the oldest man to dunk a basketball. Erving, often called “Dr. J,” was the first great dunker in professional basketball.

Who started the cradle dunk?

Julius “Dr. J” Erving
Julius “Dr. J” Erving helped the dunk evolve from a play in basketball to performance art. Among his many masterpieces was the “Rock the Baby” cradle dunk that was born on an NBA stage at the Spectrum in Philadelphia on January 5, 1983.

What is gusto dunk?

1980-81 “Gusto Dunk” Award given to Julius Erving by the Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company for the 1979-80 season. Trophy features a pair of figures, one on top and one on bottom, going up for dunks. 9″ by 9″ by 33″ trophy is in decent shape with some rubs to the wood base. Includes a signed LOA from Julius Erving.

Who invented free-throw line dunk?

Julius Erving
In the 1976 ABA Slam Dunk Contest, Julius Erving dunked after leaping from the free-throw line, with his heel on the line, and has since been credited with introducing the free-throw line dunk to the general public.

What is a windmill dunk?

Like all dunks, a windmill requires you to jump high. Start a windmill dunk by approaching the basket while dribbling, then jump toward it as high as you can.

Who invented the tomahawk dunk?

Julius Erving: The Tomahawk.

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