Found October 20, 2011 on Lakers Nation:

Backboard Breaker Darvin Ham Joins Lakers Coaching Staff -- Rumors is a post from: Lakers Nation | Lakers Forum | Lakers Gear

Former Texas Tech star, Darvin Ham, will be joining Mike Brown’s coaching staff in a rather surprising hiring. Ham’s main claim to fame has been his Sports Illustrated cover where he was photographed shattering the backboard in the 1996 NCAA Tournament.

Darvin also has a history with Kobe Bryant, as he was a fellow competitor in the 1997 Slam Dunk Contest, where Kobe eventually took home the trophy.

Here you can see Darvin competing in the dunk contest as a part of the Denver Nuggets in ’97.

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