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Old 10-18-2012, 04:08 PM   #12
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Default Re: Older ISH'ers who are the reputed leapers and "above basket" dunkers from Wilt's Era?

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Originally Posted by Psileas
Billy Cunningham should definitely be in. His nick alone is enough to secure reputation points.



I do remember one emphatic tomahawk-like dunk he once gave, and that play does exist. 2 more dunks at 1:07 and 1:31 here:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fAXc6u_jGVM
Cunninghams nickname might be misleading, Hannum refers to his nickname more along the lines of meaning "offensive punch" (like how boxing Kangaroos punch) in the '67 76ers documentary and I have absolutely zero footage of Billy Cunningham dunking even combing through ABA footage, I have footage of him jumping high on a rebound once - and on a wide open break away in the '72 all star game he elevates but does a soft layup, no dunk, unless you've seen him dunk I'm not sure he was ever considered a dunker
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