College Slam Dunk Champion, Internet Sensation Jacob Tucker Joins Harlem Globetrotters, Will Use Nickname ‘Hops’

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Jacob Tucker became an Internet sensation earlier this year because of his crazy dunking ability. Now, he'll be showing off that ability on a nightly basis.

Tucker has been signed by the Harlem Globetrotters, The Associated Press reports.

Tucker, who will fittingly use the nickname "Hops" with the Globetrotters, became a slam-dunk champion at the College Slam Dunk and 3-Point Championships at the Final Four in March. He gained recognition prior to the event when a YouTube video of his dunks became an Internet hit.

The Globetrotters reportedly signed Tucker in June and evaluated him throughout the summer. He played basketball at Division-III Illinois College and is only 5-foot-10, but he claims to have a 50-inch vertical.

Check out some of Tucker's dunks in the video below.

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