The Daily Dunk is a regular feature on The Hoops Manifesto where we search the many corners of the internet to find the best dunk videos to save you the time and trouble. Consider it your one-stop shop for rim-rattling, death-defying, baby-crying, slam-jamming dunkerific fun. Next up: Deuce Bello’s East Bay Funk Dunk.
It was considered revolutionary when Isaiah “J.R.” Rider pulled off his East Bay Funk Dunk in the 1994 Slam Dunk Contest. It wasn’t so for me since I saw someone hit that dunk in a dunk contest while I was in high school, years before Rider did it (yes, I’m that old). But I had never seen that dunk executed in a game – until I saw this video of high schooler Quddus “Deuce” Bello, that is: