The NCAA once banned dunk basketball move in 1967-1968 season. A slam dunk which is also known simply as dunk is the type of aggressive basketball shot that is thrown directly inside the basket with one or two hands in the rim. The league official banned the dunk moves for one season until 1977.
Why did NCAA once ban the Dunk?
Back in the 1965-66 season, there was a report of incidents in which players were collided with each other and with backboard. According to the medical personal records 1500 incidents and took action to ban dunk in terms to reduce the accident. Many basketball fans also made rumors that due to UCLA star and NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s dunk, who enjoyed posterizing opponents. Slam dunk is also known as the highest percentage shot and the most crowd-pleaser. Nowadays different dunk competition is organized in the NBA and NCAA.