This man is said to be Michael Jordan of dwarf basketball. Let’s see what he can do!

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By NTD Newsroom
January 1, 2017Entertainment
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This man is said to be Michael Jordan of dwarf basketball. Let’s see what he can do!

A giant of the game: 4ft 5in ‘Michael Jordan of dwarf basketball’ has won a legion of fans for his prowess on the court taking on players twice his size. Despite his modest height, Jahmani Swanson plays basketball better than many athletes several feet taller.

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The 29-year-old from New York, has not let his short stature stand in his way of fulfilling his dream of playing professional basketball. Jahmani Swanson, who was born with a form of dwarfism, plays pro-league with a team of dwarfs, but has no problem taking on players almost twice his size.

Jahmani, who has been dubbed the ‘Michael Jordan of dwarf basketball’, astounds crowds and opponents with his strength, speed and scoring record. He plays for the New York Towers, a team comprised entirely of individuals with short stature, and has amassed a legion of fans on Instagram.