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Old 01-12-2018, 09:05 PM
 
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Scottie can definitely show you hows its done but he was a pretty big dude at about 68 with really long arms and elite Lebron-like athleticism. Rodman also guarded big guys and smaller players when he was younger. Whats fun is getting like a 55 guarding you so you can post up and practice Hakeem moves. However Ive had some that just have great low body strength and dont make anything easy.
Pippen was 6'8 but I remember reading his arms were almost 6" longer than normal for his height.

Considering he's in the top couple SF's of all-time defensively that's understandable.
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Old 01-13-2018, 12:04 AM
 
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Pippen was 6'8 but I remember reading his arms were almost 6" longer than normal for his height.

Considering he's in the top couple SF's of all-time defensively that's understandable.
I had to look it up and one article had his wingspan at 73 which is more than Lebron and not much less than 611 KD.
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Old 01-16-2018, 08:59 AM
 
Location: Crooklyn, New York
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Basketball is a great game. Anyone else under 5'10 that loves to play (and obviously love to watch)? I'm 5'8 and I don't post up many people but love to play good defense, pass the ball and have developed a good outside shot.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=smcQ75Eh4s8


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3RKwm6ux6K0
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Old 01-20-2018, 08:19 PM
 
Location: Elysium
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Basketball is a great game. Anyone else under 5'10 that loves to play (and obviously love to watch)? I'm 5'8 and I don't post up many people but love to play good defense, pass the ball and have developed a good outside shot.

I look at what NBA (and college) stars at their height can do and am amazed. I once heard someone say basketball is only for tall people and I attempt to combat the stereotype. Go Isaiah Thomas
You should visit the Philippine Islands, they are obsessed with the sport and average out around 5'5"
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