Spud Webb and the late Manute Bol. At tall, Bol was one of the tallest players ever to appear in the NBA. Webb was tall, was one of the shortest players in NBA history. Webb is notable for winning a 1986 slam dunk contest despite his size.
Cinematic angle/shot: Jay driving to the basket using his left hand. This shot could serve as the inspiration for the final drive to the basket that Jay makes during the "confrontation" scene with Zeke.