Spud Webb

1963 - Today

Spud Webb

Anthony Jerome "Spud" Webb (born July 13, 1963) is an American retired professional basketball player. Webb, who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA), is known for winning a Slam Dunk Contest despite being one of the shortest players in NBA history. lists him at 5 feet 7 inches (170 cm) tall. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Spud Webb has received more than 1,587,157 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 138th most popular basketball player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.6M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 41.10

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.95

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.43

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among basketball players, Spud Webb ranks 136 out of 925Before him are Panagiotis Giannakis, Maurice Stokes, Russell Westbrook, Dave DeBusschere, Vince Boryla, and Predrag Danilović. After him are Earl Monroe, Valdemaras Chomičius, Tracy McGrady, Penny Hardaway, Frank Ramsey, and Alonzo Mourning.

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Among people born in 1963, Spud Webb ranks 300Before him are Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper, Toru Sano, Jake Weber, Edie Falco, Fisher Stevens, and Gary Daniels. After him are Bakhytzhan Sagintayev, Richard Garfield, Jensen Huang, Tarō Kōno, Gabi Balint, and Thomas Brezina.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Spud Webb ranks 7,116 out of 12,171Before him are Patton Oswalt (1969), Billy Mills (1938), George Tenet (1953), Bess Meredyth (1890), Martin Klebba (1969), and Edith McGuire (1944). After him are Wendell Corey (1914), Gray Davis (1942), Orlando Jones (1968), Katherine Moennig (1977), Caroline Aaron (1952), and Brad Garrett (1960).


Among basketball players born in United States, Spud Webb ranks 90Before him are Jo Jo White (1946), Doc Rivers (1961), Maurice Stokes (1933), Russell Westbrook (1988), Dave DeBusschere (1940), and Vince Boryla (1927). After him are Earl Monroe (1944), Tracy McGrady (1979), Penny Hardaway (1971), Frank Ramsey (null), Alonzo Mourning (1970), and Bill Laimbeer (1957).

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