The average hand length of a 6’8" player in the NBA is around 8.9 inches. The average hand span for that height is around 9.7 inches. Royce stands at 6'8" but has the same hand size, both in span and length, as 7’1" Wilt Chamberlain. His hand span of 11.5 inches was the widest at the 2012 Draft Combine. Hand size (Length/Span): 9.5”/11.5”
Leonard is the epitome of a player whose skills match his hand size. 10. Michael Jordan, 11.4″ Whether or not you consider MJ to be the greatest player of all-time, one thing is for certain: no guard in the history of basketball has measured in with bigger hands than Michael Jordan.
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Let’s take a closer look at the 10 NBA players with the largest recorded hand sizes in terms of length and span. 10. Wilt Chamberlain: 9.5/11.5 inches. The Big Dipper overwhelmed the competition ...
How important is hand size to a player’s success? Let’s look at six NBA players who have the biggest hands in basketball (based on length) and see if the size of their hands translates to success on the court. As we will see, the biggest hands in the NBA don’t always belong to the biggest players. 6. Rajon Rondo: 9.5 inches long, 10 ...
Hand size is an interesting factor in the sport of basketball. On the one hand (pun intended), not having massive hands will not set a player back in any form, but on the other hand, having large hands can allow players to palm the ball more easily.
The basketball is equipment and is a different size and weight for customization for the player. The idea was proposed by Karen Logan in 1978 when she wrote a 3-page proposal to the WBL, the first Women's Professional Basketball League, to create a ball that would fit women's hands because the equipment for many other sports is different, such as tennis and golf.
Kawhi Leonard’s Hands. Hand size is two separate measurements. Hand length is measured from the base of the palm to the tip of the middle finger, and hand span is measured from the tip of the thumb to the tip of the pinky with an outstretched hand. The 2019 NBA Finals MVP checks in with a length of 9.75 inches and a span of 11.25 inches.