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by rk » Mon Jun 11, 2012 5:04 pm
by leadpipe » Mon Jun 11, 2012 5:31 pm
by dmiles » Mon Jun 11, 2012 5:38 pm
leadpipe wrote:I'll bet Gene Simmons had a big differential.Not to mention Pee Wee Herman when he worse his "gamers."
by motherscratcher » Mon Jun 11, 2012 6:01 pm
by OldDawg » Mon Jun 11, 2012 6:14 pm
by rk » Mon Jun 11, 2012 6:22 pm
OldDawg wrote:I saw this too. The wierdest part, however, is the lack of uniformity in the "increase in height due to shoe" factor. Some guys must wear thicker soled shoes, I guess. We are seriously gonna call one guy taller than another because he wears a thicker shoe??
by e0y2e3 » Mon Jun 11, 2012 6:48 pm
by southernflyer » Mon Jun 11, 2012 10:30 pm
motherscratcher wrote:Greg Oden ruined the chances of the only seriously considered alternative.
by JJN » Mon Jun 11, 2012 10:35 pm
rk wrote:Can someone explain to me why the NBA has two height measurements? With shoes and without shoes? http://www.draftexpress.com/nba-pre-dra ... os=0&sort=It would appear that Beal is 6'3.25". That is his actual height. For some reason the NBA also gives us his height with shoes. Suddenly Beal is 6'4.75". So Beal says he measures in at 6'4 and the sports world happily reports that. But he isn't. He's only 6'3. What's more I have no idea what a 'good' height is in the NBA because I don't know what they use historically or how tall some of the current players are.
-Bradley Beal (6'3.25 without shoes, 6'8 wingpsan, 202 pounds) is almost a mirror image of the average SG in our measurements database (6'3.5 without shoes, 6'7.8 wingspan, 201 pounds). He matches up well with past shooting guard prospects like O.J. Mayo (6'3.25 without shoes, 6'6 wingspan, 200 pounds) and Maurice Ager (6'3.25 without shoes, 6'7.75 wingspan, (203 pounds). Much has been made of Beal as a potential Ray Allen type shooter, and Allen measured in at 6'5 without shoes on in 1996 as a point of reference.
by jb » Tue Jun 12, 2012 1:41 pm
by jb » Tue Jun 12, 2012 1:43 pm
JJN wrote:I know that Eoy will go into a rage, but holy crap Drummond. 6'11.75 in shoes, 7'6.25 wingspan, and reportedly a 38" max vert. Crazy.
by leadpipe » Tue Jun 12, 2012 5:38 pm
jb wrote:JJN wrote:I know that Eoy will go into a rage, but holy crap Drummond. 6'11.75 in shoes, 7'6.25 wingspan, and reportedly a 38" max vert. Crazy.With a brain the size of a stegasaurus & heart the size of the pre-epiphanied grinch
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