My grandmother, who lived in Illinois during the 1930’s, used to tell us about how her family took a trip to see Robert Wadlow in person. Antonio McDyess? We’re thrilled to extend and deepen our relationship with him for many years to come.”. report. Eddy Curry is probably 350 pounds and Dwight Howard has bulked up to 275 pounds. doing a running vert and touching the top of the backboard, or at least pretty close to it according to the vert stick. No that's just an average sized man standing next to Kevin Hart. They measured his standing reach at 9′ which seems a bit low for someone with his length, but if accurate that means he had a 45 inch vert at 6’9. 117 comments. Either way I always enjoy watching him dunk. Would be an awkward movie for sure. This topic contains 23 replies, has 11 voices, and was last updated by whiteflash 2 years, 7 months ago. Audio Shaq edit: I have a friend that is 6'9". share. NBA.com is part of Turner Sports Digital, part of the Turner Sports & Entertainment Digital Network. I think Ayton could come close. save. For those of you who are only old enough to know Shaq as a bumbling giant hawking butt-crack powder on tv, this is only one of the reasons he was the greatest prospect of my lifetime. I assure you he was nowhere near that, and his vert was probably closer to mid/high 20’s. Maybe Embiid even with the injuries. Don’t remember Howard’s standing reach, but he only posted a 35" off the run. Didn’t one-time top prospect Ilimane Diop have some kind of absurd 8-foot wingspan?
I read he recorded 12’5.5″ I am not sure if this is legit but he is only 6’5 in sneakers. Anyone who legitimately believes that Wilt Chamberlain had ANYWHERE NEAR a 48" vert needs to have their heads 3xamined. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, Press J to jump to the feed. He had long arms even though he was only 6 6". I asked tall friend once if he thinks of myself and slightly tall friend as the same height. Anthony Davis and Durant come to mind. Hahaha, that’s an amusing story but I’d bet the keys to my truck that it’s completely made up. Same with Bamba — he has a 9’6 standing reach. That was the angle, and proven to be totally bogus. It'd be almost too easy for her to suck that D. 5'2 isn't average but still damn, she's at the perfect height, we gotta get a picture of verne troyer next to this statue, I went to the Ripley's in Key West, FL last year.
I asked tall friend once if he … I read an article about Boris Diaw once, it said Amare Stoudemire had a particular combine vert record (not sure which one, may have been a local record for a particular facility or something). He toured around the country and would draw huge crowds of people who just wanted to see him. https://t.co/oQDiA4jWjfpic.twitter.com/Omssc3D29s. The idea gathered steam, with Taco Bell even signing on to sponsor it as a pay-per-view event, but it never came off. Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images. Anonymous said on 22/Jun/08 His success rate of 58.2% ranks him third in the NBA’s all-time list. Archived. I have a picture somewhere of my dogs with that statue. Can U Dig It? I wonder how many Wadlows are out there. I would expect Russell to be taller than hakeem, yes. aus oder wählen Sie 'Einstellungen verwalten', um weitere Informationen zu erhalten und eine Auswahl zu treffen. If James White was allowed in the contest then why not this guy. Six inches is the default value. Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images. O’Neal’s popular podcast will be distributed through the WarnerMedia Podcast Network beginning early next year. 2. NEWS: The Big Renewal: @SHAQ and Turner Sports Reach Multi-Year Extension. He’s…“Shaqtin-a-Fool” The Alton Giant! I remember seeing footage of him touching 12’7.5". "Shaq is so critical to our success, and such a huge part of the heart and soul of our coverage," said Jeff Zucker, Chairman, WarnerMedia News and Sports. James White is the closest I’ve ever seen to touching the top of the glass. Standing Reach: 9′ 5″ ... Shaq’s weight has been far more volatile and has been listed from 325 lb (147 kg) on Wikipedia to claims that he was 360 lbs at one point. I think it was like 6 10". It's difficult to find accurate measurements on the hand size of Shaquille O'Neal. “Turner Sports is family to me – even you, Chuck – and I’m looking forward to working alongside my talented colleagues as we create many more Shaq-tastic moments in the years to come,” said O’Neal. Ahead of Elgin Baylor, Hakeem Olajuwon, Patrick Ewing, Tim Duncan and John Havlicek. Amazing how perspective makes a behemoth like Dwayne Johnson look small. And to be almost 9' tall? I personally think while Howard is the best player of them Bynum has the most in common. As far as I know Shaq still holds this combine record at 12 feet five inches. im just saying if you look for answers on the topic, many of them list Wilt as having a 48″ vert. In true Shaq fashion, following is a breakdown of some of the skills he’ll display as part of the new deal. Shaquille O'Neal David Robinson Bill Russell. Apparently Diaw was wearing flip flops and beat it, no sweat. I imagine someone like VC or Gerald Green in their primes could do some damage. Wilt Chamberlain was a pathological liar and just said crazy sh!+ to make himself seem superhuman. He's only 6 inches taller. His NBA TV airtime will include a new show in development on “The Business of Basketball,” with more details to be announced at a later date. Yao Ming has never seen a tall person in his life. There would be massive evidence of any of these claims, but there’s none. Shaquille O'Neal. Yahoo ist Teil von Verizon Media. “It’s just something to have on my resume (for) when I go back into reality,” he said. The two had recorded a song together in 1993. share. Shaq’s height and agility obviously gave him an advantage over his opponents as he became the 1992/1993 Rookie of the Year.
I went to Fast Eddie's once. Please enter your email address. Sie können Ihre Einstellungen jederzeit ändern. All Rights Reserved. If you are having difficulty accessing any content on this website, please visit our Accessibility page. 95% … Or he was the only one who didn't and Emma was a foot taller. Close. That would put the top of his head above the square and would mean he could easily touch the top of the glass. A 15-time NBA All-Star and four-time NBA Champion, O’Neal will continue in his role as studio analyst for TNT’s Sports Emmy Award winning Inside the NBA, along with the NBA on TNT Tuesday Night franchise. ! Bogues didn’t have a 43.5" or anywhere near it.
Copyright © 2020 NBA Media Ventures, LLC. The Turner Sports portfolio includes two of the hottest digital destinations for young sports fans in Bleacher Report and House of Highlights, along with the B/R Live streaming platform and ELEAGUE, a leading gaming and esports entertainment brand. Pretty ridiculous. Understands what it's like to be us. http://i.imgur.com/XwWzxFo.jpg. And his standing reach was probably about 8 10" or 8 9".
edit: I have a friend that is 6'9". Turner Sports co-manages NBA Digital – comprised of NBA TV, NBA.com, NBA LEAGUE Pass, the NBA App and NBAGLEAGUE.com – as well as NCAA.com and the NCAA March Madness Live suite of products. DJ Diesel You're at this time the only person who has put Wadlow's height in a comment, and I appreciate you greatly for it. All rights reserved. © 2020 ABG-SI LLC. Shaq standing next to a wax figure of Robert Wadlow, the tallest man in recorded history. Vinsanity sprang to mind as he must have got fairly high doing some of those dunks. Shaq standing next to a wax figure of Robert Wadlow, the tallest man in recorded history. He was fucking 5'/6.5" tall in KINDERGARTEN, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Wadlow. Here he is with The Rock, Barkley, and Wahlberg, Yao Ming has never seen a tall person in his life. So I think I can officially throw him in the conversation.
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