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Old 02-16-2007, 02:46 PM   #28
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Default Re: Dwight wants rim raised to 12 feet for him @ dunk contest... NBA says no...

Originally Posted by adamcz
I guess the NBA doesn't want to open a can of worms, where they're stuck raising and lowering the rim throughout the contest for different players. It would be easy enough to stick the basket at the other end of the court at 12' and leave it there, but then what if Gerald Green decides he wants it at 10.5, and Tyrus Thomas wants it at 11?

Probably a smart ruling.

it would take what, 30 seconds to adjust the rim height? if they planned it ahead of time im sure this would be possible. they could have an electronic boom that would lower and raise the rim to preset heights.
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