Just a Reminder How Big NBA Players Are

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Re: Just a Reminder How Big NBA Players Are 

Post#61 » by Ayatollah » Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:28 am

kenwood3333 wrote:
Kawhi Hands wrote:Image

The British Broadcasting Corporation.


Is that Shaq's gf/wife?
Not sure if others are thinking what I m thinking..

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Post#62 » by agkagk » Mon Jun 10, 2019 1:45 pm

Kawhi Hands wrote:Image

The British Broadcasting Corporation.



is this photoshopped?

....shes up to his elbow!!!!
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Post#63 » by Clyde Frazier » Mon Jun 10, 2019 2:06 pm

dhsilv2 wrote:
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NBAFan93 wrote:
I thought Harden is always talked about as being 6’6”? Edit - he’s listed as 6’5” on the stat pages. He’s noticeably taller than Westbrook who’s listed as 6’3” and I think that is low for Westbrook too based on seeing him in person relatively close up. Westbrook is much taller in real life than he looks on TV.


The only legitimate info we have on players' heights are from combine measurements. The NBA doesn't care about the accuracy of listed heights at all. Players more or less get to pick what they want within reason. Durant being the best example still listed at 6'9".


Actually there was an article recently stating that with sports betting being legalized in areas, the NBA was concerned about player height being accurate as they needed to be more accurate to avoid issues with gambling being legal. So the nba is actually looking into it and has a concern.


If that’s true that’s great to hear. The league should just do height measurements before the beginning of each season (i’d even be fine with “in shoes” measurements since, you know… players don’t play barefoot). The fact that RPM factors height into its calculation when listed heights aren’t accurate to begin with is foolish to me.
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Post#64 » by NBAFan93 » Mon Jun 10, 2019 2:06 pm

Ayatollah wrote:
kenwood3333 wrote:
Kawhi Hands wrote:Image

The British Broadcasting Corporation.


Is that Shaq's gf/wife?
Not sure if others are thinking what I m thinking..

Image


Is that the girl from iCarly? She’s dating Drummond? No way?!

Edit - lol - I googled this and looks like they were dating but had an ugly breakup in 2014 where she accused him of leaking racy pictures of her! I guess I totally missed that being a story.
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Post#65 » by pad300 » Mon Jun 10, 2019 2:32 pm

NBAFan93 wrote:
Ayatollah wrote:
kenwood3333 wrote:
Is that Shaq's gf/wife?
Not sure if others are thinking what I m thinking..

Image


Is that the girl from iCarly? She’s dating Drummond? No way?!

Edit - lol - I googled this and looks like they were dating but had an ugly breakup in 2014 where she accused him of leaking racy pictures of her! I guess I totally missed that being a story.



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Post#66 » by Myth » Mon Jun 10, 2019 2:59 pm

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PlatinumState wrote:
YourBuddy wrote:Image


:o
That fat dude must be 8.5" if Pekovic is 6.11"


The fan in the picture is 7' 8".
As stated before, many of these pictures are being taken from extremely distorted angles.

Kind of hard not to get a distorted angle when these guys tower over the photographers.
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Post#67 » by LKN » Mon Jun 10, 2019 3:04 pm

Kawhi Hands wrote:Image

The British Broadcasting Corporation.


How the hell does that even....... nvm
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Post#68 » by Side beard » Mon Jun 10, 2019 3:07 pm

Bezos is like small person here in Europe.
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Post#69 » by bluemj32 » Mon Jun 10, 2019 3:16 pm

It's a real photo there are several of them, her nickname is hoops. She was on Flavor of Love (flavor flavs show).
agkagk wrote:
Kawhi Hands wrote:Image

The British Broadcasting Corporation.



is this photoshopped?

....shes up to his elbow!!!!


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Post#70 » by FinNasty » Mon Jun 10, 2019 3:50 pm

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Post#71 » by Ryoga Hibiki » Mon Jun 10, 2019 4:08 pm

laika wrote:
PlatinumState wrote:
YourBuddy wrote:Image


:o
That fat dude must be 8.5" if Pekovic is 6.11"


The fan in the picture is 7' 8".
As stated before, many of these pictures are being taken from extremely distorted angles.


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Post#72 » by BNM » Mon Jun 10, 2019 6:08 pm

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And she's wearing heels, lol!
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Post#73 » by madmaxmedia » Mon Jun 10, 2019 6:59 pm

Lalouie wrote:how tall was boykins again?

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Post#74 » by Cactus Jack » Mon Jun 10, 2019 8:21 pm

Lalouie wrote:how tall was boykins again?

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5'4''/5'5''
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Post#75 » by elias808 » Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:13 pm

I remember being a kid, maybe 5 at best, and getting to meet Arvydas Sabonis. Pretty sure I came up to his knees.

TS:DC yeah, NBA players are tall.
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Post#76 » by SAKURABA216 » Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:29 pm

Steph Curry, who is usually considered small by NBA standards, is bigger than all of my friends and family members.

The tallest guy I knew personally worked in the copy room of a law office I used to work at and he was a regular white guy that was 6'8 and had really bad knees and never played any sports. Its amazing to me that you see guys that are even taller and that are so athletically gifted. They really are super-humans.
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Post#77 » by GreatWhiteStiff » Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:40 pm

Jon_3232 wrote:Ya there’s no way Yao is only 7’5


What if I told you he was 7'5 without shoes?

Note: I have no idea if this is true.
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Post#78 » by Cactus Jack » Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:45 pm

elias808 wrote:I remember being a kid, maybe 5 at best, and getting to meet Arvydas Sabonis. Pretty sure I came up to his knees.

TS:DC yeah, NBA players are tall.

When I was 7 or 8, I stood next to Detlef Schrempf. I'm pretty sure I thought he was a tree at the time. :wink:
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Post#79 » by JimmerAllStar » Tue Jun 11, 2019 12:05 am

BNM wrote:Image

And she's wearing heels, lol!


Based on the size of his shoes, if Boban ever does porn, all the porn-star actresses would retire.
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Post#80 » by alebaba » Tue Jun 11, 2019 12:27 am

Tukkerwolf wrote:
SlowPaced wrote:
NBAFan93 wrote:There was a video of Kyrie walking through a crowd of regular people in LA the other day and it highlighted this more than these big men photos do IMO. Kyrie was taller than almost everyone.

Even guys who look little and small on the court to us are taller than most regular people. Even 6’4” is a taller person in regular life and 6’6” and above is like a lifetime of “wow - you must play/have played basketball” comments...


Yep, I agree that this does a better job of putting things into perspective.

Isaiah Thomas is average height. Chris Paul is on the taller side. Kyrie Irving and Stephen Curry are tall in a way that clearly stands out in real life. Kawhi Leonard is in freakishly tall territory.



You mean Isiah Thomas right? Isaiah would stand out in any crowd for being so short.



No, he wouldn't. He's 5'9 my dude..


Here's a pic to show how big NBA players are.
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