Shortest Person To Dunk On A Men's Regulation-Size Basketball Hoop

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Orlando, Florida, United States / January 13, 2013

Porter Maberry successfully dunked a basketball into a men's regulation size basketball hoop. He stands five feet, five inches tall.

- net must be at 10 feet (3.04 meters) in height
- must use a regulation size basketball
- must take off from a hardwood floor or cement
- must follow form of current world record holder
- must provide video evidence


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  • United States Kevin S

    This is impressive. Spud Webb, who won the NBA dunk title in 1986 when he was 5-7, could dunk in high school when he was 5-3. See his wikipedia page at

    • United States Kevin S

      Can't find a video of him dunking then tho. But I remember him dunking in high school.

  • The Internet Joshua Blackford

    This is incorrect. Muggsy Bogues was only 5 ft 3 in. He played for the Charlotte Hornets, and He could dunk. Watch him on YouTube.

    • Canada Dan Rollman

      We've been down this road before. Find a YouTube video that show him dunking and share it, please. None exist.

    • United States World Records For Everyone!

    • The Internet DKTaoa

      No dunk in that video.

    • The Internet Jordan

    • The Internet M/N trickshots

      he couldn't dunk

  • The Internet Hunter Johnson

    A middle school player in Tennessee is 5'3 and dunking Frazier Ellison

  • United States Jason A Faulkner

    one hell of a vertical

  • The Internet Munajj Shahid

    Brian todd was shorter, when he was dunking he was 5'2

  • The Internet Munajj Shahid

    Brian todd is was shorter when he was dunking he was 5'2

  • India subramanya Jothi


  • The Internet Denny Mars

    Great stuff. I've seen a shorter guy dunk without the running start but he didn't have those skills.

  • The Internet MightySaxon

    that's some ups man good stuff.

  • Cyprus Superbeefman Mike

    Would gladly swap my Freestanding Handstand Push ups World Record to defy gravity like that.WELL DONE,AWESOME RECORD!!

  • The Internet Jonah

    hold up... muggys borgs is 5,3 and dunked

    • United States Jordan K

      Yeah he did it in a game in 1990 I believe

    • The Internet Daniel Matos

      Uum, can you spell that again

    • Canada Dan Rollman

      Spud Webb (5'7") could dunk, but show me a video of Mugsy Bogues/Muggy Borgs dunking.

  • The Internet Jesse Pelletier

    I would've expected the shortest person to ever dunk on a regulation hoop to at least have some trouble with it, but this dude makes it look easy. Very impressive.

  • The Internet Molly Welsh

    Very impressive record!

  • Africa eva-1 su

    Good Job.

  • The Internet Ketnel MasterPiece

    what is that song called

  • The Internet Michael Dixon

    My tweet to Lebron...

    KingJames [Sure You Can Handle This Kid?] Shortest Person To #Dunk On A Men's Regulation-Size Basketball Hoop #hoops

  • United States Alicia Weber

    Very Impressive!!! BIG Congrats to you!! Great basketball talent! Are you going pro in Basketball or are you involved with shooting and dunking competitions?

  • The Internet Porter Maberry

    Thanks for the support everyone follow me on twitter: PorterMaberry11 or Facebook

  • Canada Dan Rollman

    Porter, you are my new hero. I'm 6'7" and can't dunk. :-(

    • The Internet DKTaoa

      Geez! Do you not have arms?

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