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MY WORLD

PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
Sporting News;12/30/2005, Vol. 229 Issue 52, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on Memphis State University's basketball player Rodney Carney's experience of using dunk shots while playing basketball. Carney says that he got his athleticism from his mother, who was a track athlete. He says that his first dunk was when he was in the sixth grade and some boys said that he could not dunk. He says that he always dunks jumping off one leg and using one hand. He adds that in last year's game against Virginia Tech University, he stole the ball in the open court and played a one-handed shot.
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19253920

 

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