Yesterday Dmitry ‘Smoove’ Krivenko revealed his spin on the popular between the legs variation simply referred to as ‘J-Rich’: The creative dunk was featured on Bleacher Report and other media outlets: Shortly after that the man himself decided to call it a day: We’d like to think that Smoove’s mind-blowing dunk had something to do [...]
9:24 am , September 24, 2015 Comments Off on Did Smoove just retire Jason Richardson?
Dunk Elite is proud to partner with Point Forward Sports Marketing in New York City to bring the best dunkers in the world to the legendary Rucker and Dyckman Parks this summer. The streetball courts of NYC are the most iconic in the world and we’re delighted with this development to expand our presence in the basketball [...]
9:43 am , July 17, 2015 Comments Off on Dunk Elite to join forces with legendary New York streetball courts
The beautiful thing about basketball is that you don’t need a lot of equipment to get started. A ball, a hoop and some determination are all you really need to learn how to dunk. You don’t need to have the best or the most expensive training gear – some of the most talented athletes in [...]
9:59 am , May 6, 2015 Comments Off on What to bring to the court?
Founded in 1993 K1X ‘Nation of Hoop’ is the basketball brand known for supporting hustling ballers and tireless workers with a clear message – ‘play hard, don’t embarrass our products’. Having worked with athletes like NBA’s Ron Artest, James White, Muggsy Bogus, Adreian Payne; the ‘Dunkfather’ Kadour Ziani, rappers J. Cole, Method Man & Redman [...]
10:06 am , April 29, 2015 Comments Off on Dunk Elite joins forces with K1X, continues dunking revolution around the world
The list of all-time best dunkers is as hotly debated as the MVP contention or March Brackets – everyone has an opinion and no one is really “wrong”. For starters, what makes a good dunker? Is it in game success, or acrobatic finesse? Is it the gracefulness of suspended air-time or the sheer physicality of [...]
11:55 am , March 26, 2015 Comments Off on Infamous NBA dunkers
In preparation for the upcoming summer streetball season the best dunkers in the world will descend on the National Institute of Sport in the capital of Morocco this May for close two weeks of tailored training above the rim. Dunk Elite in association with Marrakchi Conseils and Michlifen Ifrane Suits and Spa are joining forces [...]
12:15 pm , March 12, 2015 Comments Off on Dunk Elite to make history by hosting first ever development camp for professional dunkers
We know… And if you don’t know, now you know – Dunk Elite athletes raised the bar so high, the NBA players today have a lot of catching up to do before coming close to matching the jaw-dropping contests we’ve put on over the years. To make our point let’s look no further than last [...]
12:32 pm , February 12, 2015 Comments Off on NBA All-Star Weekend; Sprite Slam-Dunk Competition 2015
From it’s inaugural establishment as a professional game in 1949 to the multi-billion dollar franchises sprouted by the end of the 20th century, basketball has evolved from sport into a cultural phenomenon. Unlike any other sport, basketball appears to have the ability to impact our day-to-day lives. Its grasp has moved from the court to [...]
12:43 pm , February 4, 2015 Comments Off on ICONIC STREET COURTS
In this blog post I’ll be breaking down the mental aspect of training. What attitude towards training is needed to improve and continue improving in an effort to reach your goals? DO YOU REALLY DO YOUR WORK? Really – ask yourself this question. Let go of that defensive, apologetic part of you that always says [...]
12:49 pm , November 19, 2014 Comments Off on DO YOU HAVE “IT”?
Most athletes know that a proper warm up is as must. Now, I’m sure you have all been hearing all kinds of different advice from different sources. Sadly, what we see more often than not, is either people going all beserk in the warm up, or simply go for a 2 minute jog followed by [...]
1:37 pm , November 3, 2014 Comments Off on WARMING UP FOR DUNKING