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Old 05-26-2011, 01:21 AM   #30
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Default Re: True height of NBA players

Originally Posted by BarberSchool
Steve Kerr is listed at 6'4, and I'm noticable taller than him in person.
But Craig Hodges was listed at 6'2", and he actually seemed about the same height as Kerr.

Basically, it's a shoes on measurement, and then they round up. Carmelo is actually only 6-6.75" without shoes. Beasley is just under 6'8" without shoes, Dwight Howard is exactly 6'9" without shoes.

The league has always done this a bit I think, but more so since the 80's....

Kerr is listed at 6'3", not 6'4". He doesn't look a full 6'3" either, though - more like 6'2.5".
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