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One man's quest to dunk a basketball

Originally Published: September 16, 2009
By Jim Caple | Page 2

When Jason King sensed the initial disturbing approach of mortality, he could have responded in the time-honored male manner by buying a $75,000 Corvette. Instead, he chose a less expensive counterattack but a far grander one, one that would prove we all can achieve our athletic dreams no matter how vigorously the birth date on our driver's license states otherwise.

King decided he would dunk a basketball before his 30th birthday, on Nov. 22.

"The idea of turning 30 ...

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