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Is a slang basketball term that describes a spectacular slam dunk that is followed by the eruption of a captivated arena crowd. A slam dunk that brings fans on the court and causes a break in game action ( playground and high school games this may occur but not on the college or pro level ).
Vince Carter of the East All-Stars dropped a Dunkadelic Boom on the West All-Stars that drove the fans out of their seats at the 2005 All-Star game.The playground legend Main Event hammered home a Dunkadelic Boom that stoped the game for almost 5 minutes.
by Derrick E. Vaughan March 13, 2005
Is a slang basketball " catch phrase " that describes an urban style of fast paced run and gun basketball with an emphasis on dunks and flashy passes. Very athletic player's who play a more organized version of playground and street ball.
The Phoenix Suns play a Dunkadelic B-Ball Style game in segments that will test the conditioning of other teams. The Houston Cougar's of the early 80's played a Dunkadelic B-Ball Syle to 2 straight Final Four appearances.
by Derrick E. Vaughan April 04, 2005
Is a basketball slang term for a player who has explosive leaping ability. The Two-Guard or Small Forward is generally called this term. Has a 35-40 inch vertical leap.
J.R. Smith, Andre Iguodala, and Josh Smith are 3 of the new Dunkadelic Hi-Flyers in the league today.
by Derrick E. Vaughan March 31, 2005
Is a basketball slang term used to describe old school and vintage highlight dunk footage of the 1970's and 80's. The era of the afro 70's ABA ( American Basketball Association ).
The 1976 ABA All-Star game was a Dunkadelic Throwback to the hi-flyin' days of Dr.J and David Thompson. ESPN Classic shows the best Dunkadelic Throwback highlights of Dr. J and the free wheeling ABA.
by Derrick E. Vaughan March 29, 2005
The Phat 5 had a team in the National Championship game during the entire 1990's from 1990-1999. All of the Phat 5 programs had atleast 1 appearance. They won 6 of the 10 National titles.

1990, UNLV 103- Duke 73
1991, Duke 72- Kansas ( KU ) 65
1992, Duke 71- Michigan 51
1993, N.Carolina ( UNC ) 77- Michigan 71
1994, Arkansas 76- Duke 72
1995, UCLA 89- Arkansas 78
1996, Kentucky ( UK )76- Syracuse 67
1997, Arizona 84- Kentucky ( UK ) 79,OT
1998, Kentucky 78 ( UK )- Utah 69
1999, Connecticut 77- Duke 74

* UNLV won by the largest margin ever in NCAA Championship history ( 30 ). They are also the only team to score more than 100 points in a Champioship game. Duke got revenge against UNLV the next year in the 1991 semi-final and went on to win the 1991 NCAA Championship. They won it again in 1992 being the first team to repeat as National Champion since the 1972 and 73 UCLA Bruins.
The Phat 5 run during the 90's was simply that Phat, it may never happen again. Now that's Dunkadelic!!!!!
by Derrick E. Vaughan April 20, 2005
The Phat 5 have produced 5 players that have gone on to be NBA MVP'S. ( 17 ) total MVP awards.
( 6 ) Kareem Abdul Jabbar ( UCLA ) 1971 ( Alcindor ), 1972, 74, 76, 77, and 80.
( 5 ) Michael Jordan ( UNC ) 1988, 1991, 1992, 1996, and 1998.
( 4 ) Wilt Chamberlain ( KU ) 1960, 1966-68.
( 1 ) Bob McAdoo ( UNC ) 1975.
( 1 ) Bill Walton ( UCLA ) 1978.

From 1974-78 a Phat 5 player won the NBA MVP award 5 consecutive years. Jabbar, 1974, 76, and 77, McAdoo, 1975, and Walton, 1978.
The Phat 5 have their NBA Phat 5 of former players who have won the MVP award. Now that's Dunkadelic!!!!!
by Derrick E. Vaughan April 14, 2005
Is a basketball slang term used to describe a player who plays the 4 or 5 position ( Power Forward - Center )who dunks with power and force. A player with a NBA Power Forward or Center chizzled body.
Amare and Shaq are 2 of the best Dunkadelic Heavyweights in the NBA. Ben Wallace has the best Dunkadelic Heavyweight body in the league.
by Derrick E. Vaughan March 31, 2005
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