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Who is the shortest person to dunk a basketball?

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The 5-foot-3-inch Tyrone 'Muggsy' Bogues was the shortest player to play in the NBA, and reports disagree as to whether he could dunk a basketball. His hands were too small to palm it, but he had a reported 44 inch vertical leap, which may have allowed him to dunk.

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Who is the shortest person to dunk a basketball?
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As of 2014, Anthony Jerome "Spud" Webb was the shortest NBA player to ever win the Slam Dunk Contest. At 5-feet-7-inches, he scored two perfect 50-point scores in the final round. He also trained Nate Robinson, who stood 5 feet 9 inches tall, to win the competition in 2006, 2009 and 2010.

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