Our man Alex assembled a fine crew of dunkers to compete during an exhibition in Moscow, Russia last week. Justin Darlington, Haneef Munir, Slash, Slam Nation’s own Kadour Ziani and several locals came up with some very creative dunks and put on quite a show. Stay tuned for the video footage right here! Photo credit: [...]
The Godfather of Dunk, Kadour Ziani, has an endless horizon and should square off vs. the Zen master Phil Jackson in a battle of basketball philosophy. Not exactly sure what he’s trying to say here, but as usual, it’s deep. This clip will make your head spin … We see you Zianimal, keep doing your [...]
Zianimal, Slash and the gang are taking their show on the road. Currently Slam Nation is touring the country of Morocco turning heads wherever they go. Even Wunderkind Guy Dupuy is part of the travelling show. It’s good to see “Easy J” and the boys back in action!
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For those who don’t know: The Godfather of Dunk, Kadour Ziani, is top notch soccer player who still stands between the posts as the league’s #1 goalkeeper in his hometown of Nancy whenever he is not traveling the globe. Here’s a shot of Zianimal kicking a limited 4-E basketball by Bill McMullen x K1X into [...]
K1X signs the godfather of dunk, Kadour Ziani. “Zianimal’s” unbelievable hops and philosophical interpretation of the art of dunk remain unmatched.
our friends kapcer & jakub from poland just sent us these great images of zianimal and his protegé slash, who are currently mixing things up and working out rocky-style in krakow. thanks for the pics, guys! kadour is wearing our brand new “hustle” tee slash dunks in these vintage chiefglider 2
yooooooo … former peep nba stars chris webber, kenny smith and clyde the glide in awe of the world’s first dunking crew from france!
the vibe, the energy and the authenticity of dunking’s spiritual godfather kaour ziani is astounding. the frenchman with algerian roots recently returned home to algeria for the first time in 24 years. get an inside look at “zianimal’s” trip back to his motherland in this wonderful clip by french documentarist nicolas de virieu …
zianimal aka kadour ziani is the godfather of dunk. he started it, period. but he’s also one of the most endearing dudes you’ll ever meet. his approach to dunking is sometimes weird, often philosophical, and always full throttle. here’s an older clip that underlines kadour’s simple yet precise message: 360 is my language.
After 20 years of dunking (and additional careers in soccer (professional goal keeper!!) and high jumping, kadour ziani – the man they call “zianimal” – keeps cementing his rep as “the godfather of dunk”. Reaching such a longevity is a complex process of daily stretching, body strengthening, jumping drills and mental work. The 5,11″ French-Algerian [...]
the godfather of dunk, kadour ziani, recently travelled to phoenix to shoot a dvd about his secrets to jumping, dunking and living life in general (those of you who know kadour know what types of unique philosophies we are hinting at). the dvd is produced by sportvideos.com and will feature drills to increase flexibility, body [...]
check out this feature on kadour ziani (slam nation) even if you can’t read russian. the clip shows seasoned nba vets like mobley, turiaf, parker, and even half man half amazing going apeshit over ziani’s skills. this is the type of stuff that made k1x warrior kadour ziani the original superstar of streetball dunk artistry. [...]
peep this clip of slam nation’s legendary kadour ziani & hervé “mr peps” slammin their hearts out at “tournoi de l’asphalte” in france last weekend. wanna know what they were wearing? here’s a closer look… k1x fam jam wifey k1x 5th element bball shorts and of course, the dunkers’ choice: k1x chiefglider 2
last week slam nation put on a show at the Tournoi de l’Asphalte in france introducing its newest member along the way. hervé fit right in with a series of rim rattling dunks and made his k1x debut a memorable one. kadour ziani was also back in action and obviously doing his thing as you [...]
who really is the number one among all those great dunkers in the world today? watch t-dub, guy dupuy and kadour rise up against the competition and judge for yourself.
here are some pics taken last weekend at a streetball jam in romania that featured international jaw-droppers kevin “golden child” kemp (it’s gotta be the name!!) out of tacoma, “fly” guy dupuy, and yann de blaine of the dunkalicious crew, france… and of course, the godfather of dunk kadour “zianimal” ziani, who was on hand [...]
watch the slam nation dunking icons go to work in their first show of “the summer” 2008. k1x warriors kadour “zianimal” ziani & “fly guy” dupuy deliver the highlights…