Is a pop culture term for a group of teenage and young adults who live in the world of Basketball and Hip-Hop.
Allen Iverson, Kevin Garnett, LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Nelly, Jay-Z, Russell Simmons, and P Diddy are leaders in the Dunkadelic Nation.
The first time 2 Phat 5 teams met in a National Championship game was in 1957. North Carolina ( UNC )beat Kansas ( KU ) who was led by Wilt Chamberlain in 3OT, 54-53. The 1957 Championship is the only National title game to go into 3OT and, it featured 2 Phat 5 programs.
The only 3OT game in history had 2 Phat 5 programs, and a young Wilt Chamberlain. Now that's Dunkadelic!!!!!
From 1970 to 1979 6 of the 10 NBA Rookie's of the Year were Phat 5 players.
1. Lew Alcindor ( UCLA )- 1970*
2. Sidney Wicks (UCLA )- 1972
3. Bob McAdoo ( UNC )- 1973
4. Keith Wilkes ( UCLA )-1975
5. Walter Davis ( UNC )- 1978
6. Phil Ford ( UNC )- 1979
* Alcindor changed his name to Kareem Abdul Jabbar in 1971.
In 10 years to have 6 Rookie of the Year players the Phat 5 is just that, Phat. Now that's Dunkadelic!!!!!!
Wilt Chamberlain the first Phat 5 player to make an impact in the NBA. He's the only player in NBA history to be the league MVP and Rookie of the Year ( 1960 ) in the same season.
Wilt " The Stilt " the Phat 5 former star was the only player to average 50 points a game 50.4 ( 1962 ) in a single season. Now that's Dunkadelic!!!!!
Is a basketball slang " Catch Phrase " for a team that features players from the Hip Hop culture that play the game above the rim. Is a nickname that is a combination of the ( Dunkadelic ) terminology, the Hip-Hop term ( Phat ), the Hip-Hop record lable ( Def Jam ), and the urban term of a Hip-Hop group of friends ( Crew ).
The Los Angeles Lakers of Kobe, Shaq, and Nick " The Quick " were young and talented they were also known as the " Dunkadelic Phat-Jam Crew ". The Suns of 2004-05 is the new " Dunkadelic Phat-Jam Crew " of the NBA with Amare, Q-Rich, and The Matrix Shawn Marion.
Is an unofficial award given to a basketball player who's considered the best dunker in a season on the high school, college, and pro level.
The 2004-05 Dunkadelic MVP, for the NBA is Amare Stoudemire of the Phoenix Suns, he beat out LeBron James and Vince Carter for the award. The 2004-05 Rookie Dunkadelic MVP is Josh Smith of the Atlanta Hawks, Smith beat out Andre Iguodala and J.R.Smith to win the award.
Is a basketball slang term for a player that has phenomenal skills and athleticism. Makes high degree plays of difficulty look easy.
Michael Jordan was the greatest Dunkadelic Freak that ever played the game of basketball. At 6'8 and 240 pounds LeBron James is a Dunkadelic Freak in the mold of Michael Jordan and Dominique Wilkens.