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December 18, 2008


Axel Sprengtporten

You may not know this but basketball coaches have a phrase for each of the dunk moves you describe. For reasons I cannot fathom, the first is usually called the "aerial hen lump." Since the days of Nat Holman and Clair Bee, the second move has been called the "manual heel rip." The third move - discouraged by coaches because of its physical risk - is called the "hernial leap 'um."

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