Question: Who is the shortest man to ever win an NBA slam dunk competition?

Answer: Spud Webb is a retired professional basketball player. He is best known for winning the NBA Slam Dunk Contest despite being one of the shortest players in NBA history. NBA.com lists him at 5 feet 7 inches tall. Webb was the shortest person to compete in the NBA Slam Dunk Contest, winning the event in 1986. Twenty years after Webb’s victory in the Slam Dunk contest, he trained point guard Nate Robinson (5 feet 9 inches tall) to win the event, making him and Spud the only two people in NBA history under six feet tall to win a slam dunk contest.

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1  NBA History Dunk Contest 1986
NBA History Dunk Contest 1986 5-foot-7 Spud Webb wins 1986 NBA Slam Dunk Contest On February 8, 1986, Spud Webb, who at 5’7” was one of the shortest players in the history of professional basketball, wins the NBA slam dunk contest, beating his Atlanta Hawks teammate and 1985 dunk champ, the 6’8” Dominique Wilkins. Anthony Jerome “Spud …
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Standing just 5-foot-7, the Atlanta Hawks’ Spud Webb shocked the world by beating teammate Dominique Wilkins to win the 1986 NBA Slam Dunk Contest. Subscri…
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See the shortest player ever to win a slam dunk contest. … EL JUGADOR MÁS BAJO DE LA NBA QUE GANÓ UN CONCURSO DE MATES- SPUD WEBB – Duration: 4:11. Rompetobillos 3,763,696 views.
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On February 8, 1986, Spud Webb, who at 5’7” was one of the shortest players in the history of professional basketball, wins the NBA slam dunk contest, beating his Atlanta Hawks teammate and …
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NBA All-Star Slam Dunk Contest Winners Feb 21, 2018 10:32 AM ET Michael Jordan #23 of the Chicago Bulls attempts a dunk during the 1987 Slam Dunk Contest on February 7, 1987 at Seattle Center …
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5Spud Webb

Spud Webb wins 1986 Slam Dunk Contest. At 5’7 Spud Webb is the shortest player to ever compete in an NBA Slam Dunk Competition, and one of the shortest in NBA history. The fact that he won it defies everything in the world that screams common sense. The 1986 Slam Dunk Contest begun with the following lineup –
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The 1986 contest champion bounced the ball for Robinson, who grabbed it and jumped over Webb for the dunk. Robinson went on to win the dunk contest again in 2009 with Dwight Howard’s help and in 2010.
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7Spud Webb is the shortest man to ever win an NBA slam dunk competition
Slam Dunk Contest Winners: 1984 – Larry Nance, Phoenix ; 1985 – Dominique Wilkins, Atlanta 1986 – Spud Webb, Atlanta 1987 – Michael Jordan, Chicago 1988 – Michael Jordan, Chicago …
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8Slam Dunk Contest

Michael Jordan, Isaiah Rider, Kobe Bryant and Brent Barry are the only players to have won an NBA championship and a slam dunk championship. Kobe Bryant is the youngest player to win the slam dunk contest at the age of 18. At 5’7″, Spud Webb is the shortest player to win the NBA slam dunk contest (Nate Robinson is 5’9″).
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9Spud Webb is the shortest man to ever win an NBA slam dunk competition
The first-ever NBA slam dunk contest was held at the 1984 All-Star Weekend in Denver, CO. Since then, there have only been two years in which the dunk contest did not occur (1998 and 1999). There have been 27 different dunkers to win the contest in the event’s 34-year history. Take a look back at each of the winners…
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10Spud Webb

Anthony Jerome “Spud” Webb (born July 13, 1963) is an American retired professional basketball player. Webb, who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA), is known for winning a Slam Dunk Contest despite being one of the shortest players in NBA history. NBA.com lists him at 5 feet 7 inches (170 cm) tall. Other references list him as 5 feet 6 inches.
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1.  Slam Dunk Contest
The NBA Slam Dunk Contest (officially known as the AT&T Slam Dunk Contest for sponsorship reasons) is an annual National Basketball Association (NBA) competition…
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2 inches (2.18 m), Margo Dydek was the tallest player in the history of the WNBA. The shortest player ever to play in the NBA is Muggsy Bogues at 5 feet 3 inches…
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