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Old 04-29-2012, 12:51 AM   #18
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Default Re: Database of Rare And Interesting NBA Player Measurements

Originally Posted by bwink23

hand size.

Images weren't to scale (they were close though)

These are to scale using the basketball as the ground for scale:

Basketballs lined up with each other

Break of their wrists lined up with each other

I'd say the LA times has the sillhouettes pretty accurate - just because 1 dimension (length) looks closer than you'd expect doesn't mean Jordans hands wouldn't be visibly much larger in person, we're talking about a 3 dimensional object here not 1 dimensional. Using cubed law, if Jordans hands were 10% longer, and let's say 10-15% wider - plus 10% thicker than his hands would look 30-35% more massive than Kobe's. That sound about right to you?

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