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His Dunkological Clock Was Ticking

When Asher Price reached his mid-30s, he realized it was his last chance to learn how to dunk a basketball. Today on The Gist, we’ll visit the West 4th Street Courts to learn about his training regimen and the symbolism behind a slam dunk. He’s the author of Year of the Dunk: A Modest Defiance of Gravity. For the Spiel, debating about debates.

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