Originally Posted by bwink23
The footage is right there in front of your face. Wilt is head-level with the rim which indicates a 36" vertical...and that's carrying the ball with him in an in-game situation...40" rise is not out of the realm..
Michael Jordan is recorded at a 48" peak rise....you've never seen him do it in-game though....i have seen him get eye-level with the rim, that's would a take a 45-46" rise....take the ball out of the equation with no distractions i'm sure he could get a couple more inches.
40" is not impossible.
where is MJ 'recorded' vertical. I call bs.