Georgia senior Bobby Brown throws down incredible slam over five players to win dunk contest

Cameron Smith
Prep Rally

If one can make a career out of a particular show dunk, Lithia Springs (Ga.) High senior Bobby Brown may be well on his way to having a fine future, because he has got this leaping over people on a slam thing down pat.

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On Saturday, Brown took his talent to a new level, clearing five hoops prospects, all of whom stood 6-foot-1 or taller (except for the middle schooler in front), on an incredible slam to win the ScoutsFocus Elite Showcase Slam Dunk Contest at USC-Aiken. Incredibly, one of the players Brown cleared stands 6-foot-10.

None of those players in that prop stack were any kind of an impediment for Brown, who cleared them all with ease after taking off two-footed from about 18 inches inside the free-throw line.

Yes, Brown leapt with both feet, like a long jumper. How he possibly elevated that high and far after taking off on both feet is an absolute mystery, but he did.

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Equally mysterious is why Brown's collegiate future isn't more shored up. The senior is easily one of the most athletic prospects in the Class of 2012, and he's already 6-foot-7, but could easily still add another inch or two. He was an all-county and all-region player as a junior but somehow has remained completely below the national recruiting radar.

Given his athleticism alone, that's a minor miracle. In the meantime, one thing is certain: Wherever Brown does end up playing his collegiate basketball, he seems a pretty safe bet to win their intra-squad dunk contest at Midnight Madness.

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