Slamma Jamma Sunday: The East Bay Funk Dunk


This edition of Slamma Jamma Sunday features J.R. Rider, the retired skywalker who brought the between-the-legs dunk to the primetime stage. Rider played for five teams and averaged nearly 17 points per game, but off-court troubles hindered what could have been a long and prosperous career. Either way, J.R. at least left his footprint on the game with this legendary jam that sent him home with the 1994 Slam Dunk Contest trophy.



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