Zion Williamson Officially Measured At 6-Foot-6

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Zion Williamson Officially Measured At 6-Foot-6 

Post#1 » by RealGM Wiretap » Fri Oct 4, 2019 3:00 pm

Zion Williams was officially measured at 6-foot-6 as the NBA installs new rules for teams to verify accurate player heights.


Williamson was listed at 6-foot-7 during his freshman season at Duke.


Whether Williamson would be tall enough to thrive in the NBA and also play some minutes as a small-ball center has been on of the most pressing questions centered on his game entering his rookie season.

Via Shams Charania/The Athletic

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Re: Zion Williamson Officially Measured At 6-Foot-6 

Post#2 » by KGdaBom » Fri Oct 4, 2019 4:10 pm

This is a non-story. I applaud the NBA finally moving toward actual player heights rather than inflating them with in shoes measurements. Zion is exactly the height he was reported to be which is about 6'7.5" in shoes.
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Re: Zion Williamson Officially Measured At 6-Foot-6 

Post#3 » by The_Hater » Fri Oct 4, 2019 4:35 pm

Since listed heights have always been measured with shoes on, it appears that Zion has actually grown between 1/4 to 1/2 of an inch.
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Re: Zion Williamson Officially Measured At 6-Foot-6 

Post#4 » by TheCage4 » Fri Oct 4, 2019 4:38 pm

Now what’s his waist measurement?
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Re: Zion Williamson Officially Measured At 6-Foot-6 

Post#5 » by Blue_and_Whte » Fri Oct 4, 2019 5:01 pm

All I care about is if he can ball.
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Post#6 » by MegaK » Fri Oct 4, 2019 5:12 pm

yo dis dude too short. He bout to get sat on bro.
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Post#7 » by Pennebaker » Fri Oct 4, 2019 5:20 pm

He truly is the next Charles Barkley.
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Re: Zion Williamson Officially Measured At 6-Foot-6 

Post#8 » by HotelVitale » Fri Oct 4, 2019 5:23 pm

MegaK wrote:yo dis dude too short. He bout to get sat on bro.


Cool dis, bro. 6'6 without shoes is bigger than we thought he was, and it's not much smaller than many bulky PF prospects when they're actually measure accurately.
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Re: Zion Williamson Officially Measured At 6-Foot-6 

Post#9 » by Barcs » Fri Oct 4, 2019 5:29 pm

Dude is tiny! Lots of hype, I still have doubts that it translates.
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Re: Zion Williamson Officially Measured At 6-Foot-6 

Post#10 » by MegaK » Fri Oct 4, 2019 5:33 pm

HotelVitale wrote:
MegaK wrote:yo dis dude too short. He bout to get sat on bro.


Cool dis, bro. 6'6 without shoes is bigger than we thought he was, and it's not much smaller than many bulky PF prospects when they're actually measure accurately.


Nah. He small bro.
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Re: Zion Williamson Officially Measured At 6-Foot-6 

Post#11 » by Clyde Frazier » Fri Oct 4, 2019 5:45 pm

Newsflash: in 2019 "tweener" isn't a bad thing. His height is a non issue.
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Re: Zion Williamson Officially Measured At 6-Foot-6 

Post#12 » by Chaos Revenant » Fri Oct 4, 2019 6:35 pm

KGdaBom wrote:This is a non-story. I applaud the NBA finally moving toward actual player heights rather than inflating them with in shoes measurements. Zion is exactly the height he was reported to be which is about 6'7.5" in shoes.


you know that NBA players play in shoes, right.

If anything, measuring people in socks is utterly detached from reality and seems designed to make prospects look worse than they actually are.

It's very likely he ends up at a solid 6'8 or even 6'9 in shoes.
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Re: Zion Williamson Officially Measured At 6-Foot-6 

Post#13 » by longfellow44 » Fri Oct 4, 2019 6:47 pm

Chaos Revenant wrote:
KGdaBom wrote:This is a non-story. I applaud the NBA finally moving toward actual player heights rather than inflating them with in shoes measurements. Zion is exactly the height he was reported to be which is about 6'7.5" in shoes.


you know that NBA players play in shoes, right.

If anything, measuring people in socks is utterly detached from reality and seems designed to make prospects look worse than they actually are.

It's very likely he ends up at a solid 6'8 or even 6'9 in shoes.


Just want to point out that measuring without shoes makes more sense because, shoe soles have different heights. Specifically shoes designed for centers have stiffer ankle supports and higher heel support, which greatly influences height measurements.
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Re: Zion Williamson Officially Measured At 6-Foot-6 

Post#14 » by Temuhjan » Fri Oct 4, 2019 7:02 pm

He certainly looks like a taller version of Dwyane Wade to me. Basically, a swingman who can handle the rock and can swat the ball sometimes
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Re: Zion Williamson Officially Measured At 6-Foot-6 

Post#15 » by cheese318 » Fri Oct 4, 2019 7:05 pm

Chaos Revenant wrote:
KGdaBom wrote:This is a non-story. I applaud the NBA finally moving toward actual player heights rather than inflating them with in shoes measurements. Zion is exactly the height he was reported to be which is about 6'7.5" in shoes.


you know that NBA players play in shoes, right.

If anything, measuring people in socks is utterly detached from reality and seems designed to make prospects look worse than they actually are.

It's very likely he ends up at a solid 6'8 or even 6'9 in shoes.


3” platforms to ball would be pretty impressive for his high flying ability. Just don’t give them to Lonzo don’t want any ankle injuries this year
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Post#16 » by TheCage4 » Fri Oct 4, 2019 7:26 pm

Temuhjan wrote:He certainly looks like a taller version of Dwyane Wade to me. Basically, a swingman who can handle the rock and can swat the ball sometimes


More like Robert Traylor or Mike Sweetney!
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Re: Zion Williamson Officially Measured At 6-Foot-6 

Post#17 » by Mak » Fri Oct 4, 2019 7:28 pm

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Re: Zion Williamson Officially Measured At 6-Foot-6 

Post#18 » by Mak » Fri Oct 4, 2019 7:36 pm

Chaos Revenant wrote:
KGdaBom wrote:This is a non-story. I applaud the NBA finally moving toward actual player heights rather than inflating them with in shoes measurements. Zion is exactly the height he was reported to be which is about 6'7.5" in shoes.


you know that NBA players play in shoes, right.

If anything, measuring people in socks is utterly detached from reality and seems designed to make prospects look worse than they actually are.

It's very likely he ends up at a solid 6'8 or even 6'9 in shoes.


:lol: Dumb take... not all shoes are equal.
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Re: Zion Williamson Officially Measured At 6-Foot-6 

Post#19 » by GregOden » Fri Oct 4, 2019 8:10 pm

Chaos Revenant wrote:
KGdaBom wrote:This is a non-story. I applaud the NBA finally moving toward actual player heights rather than inflating them with in shoes measurements. Zion is exactly the height he was reported to be which is about 6'7.5" in shoes.


you know that NBA players play in shoes, right.

If anything, measuring people in socks is utterly detached from reality and seems designed to make prospects look worse than they actually are.

It's very likely he ends up at a solid 6'8 or even 6'9 in shoes.


6'9 in shoes? Is he going to the game in Cowboy Boots?
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Re: Zion Williamson Officially Measured At 6-Foot-6 

Post#20 » by Chaos Revenant » Fri Oct 4, 2019 8:30 pm

GregOden wrote:
Chaos Revenant wrote:
KGdaBom wrote:This is a non-story. I applaud the NBA finally moving toward actual player heights rather than inflating them with in shoes measurements. Zion is exactly the height he was reported to be which is about 6'7.5" in shoes.


you know that NBA players play in shoes, right.

If anything, measuring people in socks is utterly detached from reality and seems designed to make prospects look worse than they actually are.

It's very likely he ends up at a solid 6'8 or even 6'9 in shoes.


6'9 in shoes? Is he going to the game in Cowboy Boots?


i mean players have grown an inch between 19-21, and he's 6'7.5 in shoes today.

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