When you’re 7’1”, there’s absolutely no reason you shouldn’t be able to dunk a basketball. You should hardly even have to jump to grab the rim. At least, that’s what I thought until yesterday.
During a preseason game against the Lakers yesterday, Timofey Mizgov, all 7’1” of him, blew a dunk in spectacular fashion.
The Nuggets’ center rose to the hoop uncontested, reared back with one arm and sent down a thunderous slam…right into the rim.
Check it out:
Yes, in case you were wondering, this is the same Timofey Mizgov who was abused by Blake Griffin during Griffin’s 2012 dunkfest against the Knicks.