The Amir Johnson height CONSPIRACY?

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  1. mikhail1973

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    Re: Amir's Height Issue Somewhat Resolved

    Justin Rogers actually left comments on BadBoySummerCamp thanking for including his materials.
     
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    Re: Amir's Height Issue Somewhat Resolved

    By the way, 6' 11 1/2" is what McCoskey told me in the e-mail Amir's height was before 2006/07 season. That is where I had that number.
     
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    Dumars said Johnson was 6'10 on the Daily Dish with Chad Ford a while back
     
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    Sounds good to me.

    :hoops:
     
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    So, now we have it narrowed down to between 6-10 and 6-11 1/2. That's better. Eliminated 6-9.
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    Re: Amir's Height Issue Somewhat Resolved

    Reading this thread got me wondering how tall Cheick Samb is these days....

    In the photo below, looking at the relative heights of the 22-year old Samb and the guy in the background, Alex Acker, it is easy to compute the height of Samb. First off, we know that Acker is 6'5". Taking the measurements from the photo and applying the Pythagorean Theorem and the Law of Cosines, Samb's current height is 8 feet, 3 inches. The best part is that Sangalese citizens continue growing until the age of 27....

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    :pound:

    That reminds me of this sage bit of mathematical thought that Shaq once shared with the world: [SIZE=-1]"My game is like the Pythagorean theorem, no one has an answer."[/SIZE]

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    :pound: :pound: :pound:

    Back to Amir though, who really cares how tall he is? He's in the vicinity of 6'11, so long as he can ball, thats all I care about. The difference between 6'9-6'11 is barely nothing anyway.
     
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    [SIGN]Wow, I had no idea Samb was that tall![/SIGN] Acker is barely up to Samb's nipple!
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    Either Samb is growing at an incredible rate or Acker is shrinking.
     
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    Re: Amir's Height Issue Somewhat Resolved

    We know that the font on their jerseys should be the same size. So, Acker needs to be scaled higher until the font sizes match to compensate for the field depth.

    Also, the vanishing point in the picture seems to be located somewhere inside Acker's head. I'm not sure how that helps though.
     
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    Re: Amir's Height Issue Somewhat Resolved

    It amazes me the level of nitpicking that goes on at times.

    If he's 6'9.75" or 6'10.5" it really doesn't matter.

    The cat can ball and do things that most 4's or 3's can't do.


    Can somebody just arrange a face to face with me and Amir? I'm 6'8" in barefeet so this could be settled real quickly.
     
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    going all csi on us.... good call though
     
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    Wow, you never seemed that tall from your posts. You should use a bigger font size...
     
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    :pound: :pound: :pound: :pound: :pound:
     
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    Does anyone have a picture of Amir from game 5 of the VSL?

    I didnt get a chance to see the game, although I did see the highlight clip, but I couldnt really get a clear look on Amirs frame.

    I know he's gotten taller but I dont know whether or not he added any muscle to his frame.
     
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    Let's just go to his house on Halloween. He may even give out good treats to the kids. Got somebody whose 6'8" tall..........he can run up for the photo..............:)
     
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    I think the reason people are concerned about Amirs height is his eventual position. I know there is much leeway between the spots (Rashard Lewis is a 6'10 SF and Ben is like a 6'5 C), but traditionally certain heights allow certain positions to be played. Therefore, if he starts neering 7/7'1 then the C spot is defintily a possibility, if hes only 6'9 then it may not be (especially considering his weight). But your right, a baller is a baller no matter what height.
     
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    This is cool, but you can't see his wing-span on this picture.
    :pound: :pound: :pound:
     

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