How 5-foot-5 Brandon Todd learned to dunk a basketball

Yahoo! Sports Staff

At some point, we've all wanted to dunk a basketball – you, me, tall, short, whichever – only we can't because we're too short, too heavy, too gravity afflicted. Whatever the case, we had plenty of excuses why we can't take a ball and flush it through a 10-foot-tall hoop, and most of them seem legitimate … until you're introduced to Brandon Todd.

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Here's a guy who is 5-foot-5, couldn't dunk, aspired to so … worked his butt off to make it happen.


Give the video above a chance. It's worth it. It's not going to make you dunk a basketball, but it might just inspire you to go out and try.