Originally Posted by CavaliersFTW
Yep. Except.... Wilt was 7'1.06" tall. You forgot about that little diddy. He did what 6'0-6'5" people do. That's what made Wilt the "force" people talk about. He's a big man doing what smell men do, effortlessly. And he does it all remarkably well.
How many athletes that compete in NCAA d1 Track and Field (and win) are 7'1 inches tall? He's an anomaly.
Yes. Except that the stories also say he was a champion 100m runner. Long jump is about speed and explosion. You're claiming he has those. You can't have it both ways.