Did Domantas Sabonis have the craziest growth spurt ever? Or is he lying about his size

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Re: Did Domantas Sabonis have the craziest growth spurt ever? Or is he lying about his size 

Post#21 » by SNPA » Wed Jan 25, 2023 8:23 pm

6’9 - 6’10 barefoot. Listed at 6’11 is legit.
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Post#22 » by JonFromVA » Wed Jan 25, 2023 8:23 pm

I suspect the NBA (or the Kings) just made a mistake, in most pictures with Myles Turner he looks the shorter of the two.
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Re: Did Domantas Sabonis have the craziest growth spurt ever? Or is he lying about his size 

Post#23 » by HotelVitale » Wed Jan 25, 2023 8:28 pm

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naabzor wrote:I mean Embiid is listed at 7 so yeah, completely bull.

Embiid is legit 7 footer.

I think that’s the point—if Embiid is coming in at 7 ft no way in hell Doma is matching him.
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Re: Did Domantas Sabonis have the craziest growth spurt ever? Or is he lying about his size 

Post#24 » by Mickey8 » Wed Jan 25, 2023 8:28 pm

SNPA wrote:6’9 - 6’10 barefoot. Listed at 6’11 is legit.

No he's not, he is shorter than Jokic and Jokic is 6"11 in shoes and that's the fact :wink: Sabonis height is overblown.
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Re: Did Domantas Sabonis have the craziest growth spurt ever? Or is he lying about his size 

Post#25 » by rocketsfan100 » Wed Jan 25, 2023 9:11 pm

His father was 7 foot 3 behemoth. There is noway he is 7’1.he looks 6’10 or 11 at most.
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Post#26 » by bradybunch » Wed Jan 25, 2023 9:23 pm

Dennis Rodman was around 5'9 at 19 years old.

Didn't play HS basketball.

At age 21 he was 6'6.

Truly incredible.
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Post#27 » by mediocrityrules » Wed Jan 25, 2023 9:35 pm

Giannis was 6'8 when drafted at 18. He's now listed at 7'0 (although more likely he's 6'11)
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Post#28 » by DaddyCool19 » Wed Jan 25, 2023 9:43 pm

I think he was standing in line with Giannis and Jokic at the All Star Game team photo and Giannis easily looked 1 inch and Jokic probably 2 inches taller than him. I guess Domantas is 6'9-6'9,5 without shoes. That would be ok, if he didn't have such low shoulders.
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Post#29 » by Sakkreth » Wed Jan 25, 2023 9:49 pm

He should be listed as 6'11, but yeah it's not players that list the height, nor do I think he cares what he's listed as.
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Re: Did Domantas Sabonis have the craziest growth spurt ever? Or is he lying about his size 

Post#30 » by Johnny Bball » Wed Jan 25, 2023 9:50 pm

LakersLegacy wrote:
TheNG wrote:Any guy would want to add 2 more inches to himself


Unless your wife is complaining about it already


How would you know she's complaining though :wink:
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Re: Did Domantas Sabonis have the craziest growth spurt ever? Or is he lying about his size 

Post#31 » by Braggins » Wed Jan 25, 2023 9:55 pm

Its been chaos since they stopped doing official measurements after that one year. I have no idea why they wouldn't keep doing that.
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Post#32 » by KingFox » Wed Jan 25, 2023 10:01 pm

?? How he's listed has nothing to do with him, at least i don't think.
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Post#33 » by MoneyTalks41890 » Wed Jan 25, 2023 10:40 pm

Shohoku High wrote:Image
That's 2019. Same height as Turner who is 6'11".


Unless we are measuring the top of the pomp there Turner looks a good 2 inches taller in that picture. But pictures like that are difficult to use properly for something like this with angles, people standing differently, etc.
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Re: Did Domantas Sabonis have the craziest growth spurt ever? Or is he lying about his size 

Post#34 » by NO-KG-AI » Thu Jan 26, 2023 1:51 am

MoneyTalks41890 wrote:
Shohoku High wrote:Image
That's 2019. Same height as Turner who is 6'11".


Unless we are measuring the top of the pomp there Turner looks a good 2 inches taller in that picture. But pictures like that are difficult to use properly for something like this with angles, people standing differently, etc.


Yea, Turner looks a little taller here (and he was 6'9.75 in socks). You could quibble over a few CMs or whatever ,but it's very clear that Sabonis isn't taller, and definitely not 3-4 inches taller.

I've said it before, but the 76ers nuked the entire rest of the NBAs lying about heights when they released real measurements of Ben Simmons at 6'9.5 and Embiid at 6'11.75. Guys can fluctuate a bit depending on the time of day and stuff.

But yea, all these claims of guys growing to 7' or more, you gotta hold up to the Embiid test :lol: And for some reason they all seem to get next to Joel and he looks like a giant next to them. Posers. :D
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