Message Board Basketball Forum - InsideHoops

Go Back   Message Board Basketball Forum - InsideHoops > InsideHoops Main Basketball Forums > NBA Forum

NBA Forum NBA Message Board - NBA Fan Forum

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 02-26-2013, 07:24 PM   #1
Hoiids
Decent playground baller
 
Hoiids's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: South Beach
Posts: 353
Hoiids has not been impressing people
Default LeBron's 40 time.

From @tomhaberstroh
Quote:
LeBron says his 40 time this past summer: 4.6. "I was just messing around though. No training."
Hoiids is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2013, 07:31 PM   #2
TheMarkMadsen
15x all nba legend
 
TheMarkMadsen's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Posts: 12,054
TheMarkMadsen is a pretty well-respected posterTheMarkMadsen is a pretty well-respected posterTheMarkMadsen is a pretty well-respected posterTheMarkMadsen is a pretty well-respected posterTheMarkMadsen is a pretty well-respected posterTheMarkMadsen is a pretty well-respected poster
Default Re: LeBron's 40 time.

I say my 40 time is sub 4.4 but ya know you can't prove me wrong
TheMarkMadsen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2013, 07:36 PM   #3
PHILA
Decent college freshman
 
PHILA's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 2,822
PHILA has a terrific reputationPHILA has a terrific reputationPHILA has a terrific reputationPHILA has a terrific reputationPHILA has a terrific reputationPHILA has a terrific reputationPHILA has a terrific reputationPHILA has a terrific reputationPHILA has a terrific reputation
Default Re: LeBron's 40 time.

Impressive. In the summer of 1964, Wilt Chamberlain also ran it in 4.6, barefoot and & wearing a suit/tie).


December 21, 2012

Sonny Hill said of Lebron James: “No one in the history of the NBA with the body size of Lebron James, can compare to what Lebron James does athletically on the basketball court but one, Wilt Chamberlain.”




The Milwaukee Journal - Jun 23, 1964

PHILA is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2013, 07:36 PM   #4
alwaysunny
in Brooklyn
 
alwaysunny's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Posts: 2,783
alwaysunny has a terrific reputationalwaysunny has a terrific reputationalwaysunny has a terrific reputationalwaysunny has a terrific reputationalwaysunny has a terrific reputationalwaysunny has a terrific reputationalwaysunny has a terrific reputationalwaysunny has a terrific reputationalwaysunny has a terrific reputationalwaysunny has a terrific reputation
Default Re: LeBron's 40 time.

Manti Te'o ran only 4.8 but his girlfriend died
alwaysunny is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2013, 08:36 PM   #5
Euroleague
I Feel Devotion
 
Euroleague's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 15,893
Euroleague is considered somewhat coolEuroleague is considered somewhat coolEuroleague is considered somewhat coolEuroleague is considered somewhat cool
Default Re: LeBron's 40 time.

I'm not really that impressed if it's 4.6. I would have thought better than that. 4.6 is fairly normal for any young guy in good shape that is athletic.
Euroleague is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2013, 08:40 PM   #6
DuMa
Canned
 
DuMa's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Posts: 29,397
DuMa is considered somewhat coolDuMa is considered somewhat coolDuMa is considered somewhat coolDuMa is considered somewhat coolDuMa is considered somewhat cool
Default Re: LeBron's 40 time.

for NFL comparison size:

Calvin Johnson ran 4.32.
Tony Gonzalez ran 4.46
Vernon Davis ran 4.38
DuMa is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2013, 08:41 PM   #7
inclinerator
Future NBA G.O.A.T
 
inclinerator's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 13,051
inclinerator has a near all-star reputation hereinclinerator has a near all-star reputation hereinclinerator has a near all-star reputation hereinclinerator has a near all-star reputation hereinclinerator has a near all-star reputation hereinclinerator has a near all-star reputation hereinclinerator has a near all-star reputation hereinclinerator has a near all-star reputation hereinclinerator has a near all-star reputation hereinclinerator has a near all-star reputation hereinclinerator has a near all-star reputation here
Default Re: LeBron's 40 time.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Euroleague
I'm not really that impressed if it's 4.6. I would have thought better than that. 4.6 is fairly normal for any young guy in good shape that is athletic.
no.
inclinerator is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2013, 08:46 PM   #8
Pacers4ever
Banned
 
Pacers4ever's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 938
Pacers4ever has no real reputation yet.
Default Re: LeBron's 40 time.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Euroleague
I'm not really that impressed if it's 4.6. I would have thought better than that. 4.6 is fairly normal for any young guy in good shape that is athletic.
try harder
Pacers4ever is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2013, 08:46 PM   #9
Zodiac
Local High School Star
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Home
Posts: 1,021
Zodiac has decent reputationZodiac has decent reputationZodiac has decent reputation
Default Re: LeBron's 40 time.

Quote:
Originally Posted by DuMa
for NFL comparison size:

Calvin Johnson ran 4.32.
Tony Gonzalez ran 4.46
Vernon Davis ran 4.38
Terron Armstead a 306 LB OT ran a 4.71
Zodiac is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2013, 09:07 PM   #10
DonDadda59
Lord High Executioner
 
DonDadda59's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: The Killing Fields
Posts: 17,632
DonDadda59 is considered a brilliant InsideHoops posterDonDadda59 is considered a brilliant InsideHoops posterDonDadda59 is considered a brilliant InsideHoops posterDonDadda59 is considered a brilliant InsideHoops posterDonDadda59 is considered a brilliant InsideHoops posterDonDadda59 is considered a brilliant InsideHoops posterDonDadda59 is considered a brilliant InsideHoops posterDonDadda59 is considered a brilliant InsideHoops posterDonDadda59 is considered a brilliant InsideHoops posterDonDadda59 is considered a brilliant InsideHoops posterDonDadda59 is considered a brilliant InsideHoops poster
Default Re: LeBron's 40 time.

in 1983, Sports Illustrated reported that Michael Jordan's 40 time went from 4.6 when he first enrolled at UNC to 4.3 when he was a Junior:
Smith says Jordan is the hardest worker he's ever coached. In high school Jordan hustled so, he was nicknamed The Rabbit. Rabbit, run. When he enrolled at Chapel Hill, Jordan ran the 40-yard dash in 4.6 seconds. This fall he ran a 4.3. By running and lifting weights he has substantially built up his upper body and gained 12 pounds in two years, most of it in the shoulders.

http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/bas...rchive/831128/
DonDadda59 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2013, 09:18 PM   #11
Money 23
Samurai Swoosh
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Chicago's Finest
Posts: 2,489
Money 23 is considered somewhat coolMoney 23 is considered somewhat coolMoney 23 is considered somewhat coolMoney 23 is considered somewhat cool
Default Re: LeBron's 40 time.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Pacers4ever
try harder
Pacers4ever, the "#1 ISH Pacer fan" ... who only talks and runs to defend LeBron, like Gloria James
Money 23 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2013, 09:19 PM   #12
305Baller
Jumpshooter.
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Miami, Fl
Posts: 6,709
305Baller has decent reputation305Baller has decent reputation
Default Re: LeBron's 40 time.

Pretty good for his size. If he pushes it down to 4.4 that would be eye-opening.
305Baller is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2013, 09:21 PM   #13
LikeABosh
Baned
 
LikeABosh's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 2,930
LikeABosh is starting to rub some people the wrong way
Default Re: LeBron's 40 time.

Quote:
Originally Posted by 305Baller
Pretty good for his size. If he pushes it down to 4.4 that would be eye-opening.
I'm sure he could if he trained hard for months specifically for it like the guys at the combine do.
LikeABosh is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2013, 09:28 PM   #14
PP34Deuce
Good college starter
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 3,444
PP34Deuce has an OK reputation so far
Default Re: LeBron's 40 time.

Quote:
Originally Posted by LikeABosh
I'm sure he could if he trained hard for months specifically for it like the guys at the combine do.

Do some guys realize how hard it is to run a 4.6 at 6 8 260? that is impressive. Thats athletiscm similar to jevon kearse who was a freak and not as tall.

Calvin johnson is just a freak of nature.
PP34Deuce is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2013, 09:33 PM   #15
bdreason
Game. Set. Match.
 
bdreason's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: HB, CA
Posts: 24,057
bdreason has a near all-star reputation herebdreason has a near all-star reputation herebdreason has a near all-star reputation herebdreason has a near all-star reputation herebdreason has a near all-star reputation herebdreason has a near all-star reputation herebdreason has a near all-star reputation herebdreason has a near all-star reputation herebdreason has a near all-star reputation herebdreason has a near all-star reputation herebdreason has a near all-star reputation here
Default Re: LeBron's 40 time.

He's no Spanoulis.
bdreason is offline   Reply With Quote
This NBA Basketball News Website Sponsored by:
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:16 PM.




NBA Basketball Forum Key Links:
InsideHoops Home
NBA Rumors
Basketball Blog
NBA Daily Recaps
NBA Videos
Fantasy Basketball
NBA Mock Draft
NBA Free Agents
All-Star Weekend
---
High School Basketball
Streetball
---
InsideHoops Twitter
Search Our Site















Powered by vBulletin Version 3.5.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. Terms of Use/Service | Privacy Policy