Four-time NBA All-Star David Thompson earned the nickname "Skywalker" through his unbelievable 44-inch jump. Credited with transforming the sport of basketball by bringing it above the rim, Thompson inspired many basketball legends like fellow North Carolinian, Michael Jordan. Here, interviews with Jordan and others (Bill Walton, Dennis Johnson, Norm Sloan, Dr. J, and many others) provide insights into the career and legacy of one of basketball's most important players.
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Sports legend David Thompson at 6-foot-3 was the player who revolutionized "above the rim" basketball. Inventor of the "Alley Oop," conqueror of UCLA and owner of a 73-point game-second only to Wilt Chamberlain-Thompson's career proved once and for all that a player's success can far exceed his height. Skywalker: The David Thompson Story shows Thompson's career as never before with highlights, photographs and interviews with Michael Jordan, Dr. J., Bill Walton, Dennis Johnson, Dan Issel, Norm Sloan, Carl Scheer and more!