Originally Posted by jlauber
Russell and Wilt were long jumpers too. Since 1968 how much longer is the long jump record? 2" ...yes 2 ".
AND, give Wilt and Russell all the benefits of modern rechnology, training (technique), equipment (shoes and surface), nutrition, and medicine...and how much higher would they have jumped?
We're not talking about that though.
From this thread, its saying Bill Russell in his day could reach higher than Shaq in his day. That's just false.