Smoove: “I made my debut at the Harlem Globetrotters the day Kobe died”

Smoove: “I made my debut at the Harlem Globetrotters the day Kobe died”

It was 2003, in Slobozhanske, a small town in Ukraine, when Dmitry, a 13-year-old boy, first saw the famous Nike ad, “Freestyle”. “Wow, I must do this as well!”, he said back then. Five years later, in 2008, Smoove crossed the border with Romania to take part, as a freestyler, in what was to be his first international competition, Sport Arena Streetball. At the beginning of the same year, the Harlem Globetrotters made their debut in the United States. We’ve learnt the story of Dmitry Krivenko on Sport Arena Streetball…

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Lipek: Dunking is not only art, is a tool to get to people

Lipek: Dunking is not only art, is a tool to get to people

Jumping straight out of Poznan, one of the oldest cities in Poland and home of 500.000 people, Rafal “Lipek” Lipinski made by himself a name in the dunking world. Crowned in all of the FIBA 3×3 World Tour Final dunk contests so far and owning for two years in a row the prestigious dunk contest from Quai54, France, plus multiple other contests, Rafal became one of the most successful professional dunkers in the world. Let’s meet this 24 year’s old guy who inspired a lot of people and among them…

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