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World's tallest basketball player hoping for chance in NBA

Discussion in 'GENERAL SPORTS TALK' started by Ram_of_Old, Mar 30, 2014.

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  2. Rams and Gators Well-Known Member Pit Boss

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    Surely that video is a technical foul? :whistle:
     
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    He does look somewhat uncoordinated. There was a 7'5" player from NC State years ago that resembled this guy. Can't remember his name right now....might google and see if I can find it. It began with a N, I think.
     
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  4. Ramhusker Well-Known Member Pit Boss

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    I think you are thinking of Tommy Burleson who played with David Thompson and 5'4" Monte Towe. And I think Burleson was 7'4"
     
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  5. Ramhusker Well-Known Member Pit Boss

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    Ok, I had to double check and learned something. NC State listed Towe and Burleson at false heights on purpose. Towe was actually 5'7" and Burleson was actually 7'2". Sneaky wolfpack!
     
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    Can he dunk standing flat footed?
     
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  7. LesBaker Mr. Savant

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    Its the Globetrotters.......I'm not sure the refs even have whistles LOL.
     
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    Get him a pair of those clown looking soccer goalie gloves and let him try to block NFL field goals. It'd be a hoot.
     
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  9. A55VA6 Shutdown Corner

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    He's a big guy, but I'm not sure if he could make it in the NBA. It seems like guys that are like 7'4" or above experience some injury issues or just struggle because they can move as quick as everyone else. Yao Ming was 7'6" and was very good for a while before injuries just killed his career. I loved watching him play.
     
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    Anyone remember the player Chuck Nevitt? He was 7'5" and dead set uncoordinated.
     
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