This season the NBA is requiring all teams to list the heights of players accurately. After years of WWE-worthy numbers fudging, NBA fans are finally going to find out how tall their favorite players are.
Today The Stadium tweeted news from Athletic Insider Shams Charania, revealing the actual height of some prominent players, presumably ones that go a different way that you’d think. The results were interesting...
The NBA has installed new rules for teams to verify official player heights, now without shoes.— Stadium (@Stadium) October 18, 2019
Here are the new heights for Dwight Howard, Anthony Davis, LeBron James, Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson, according to our NBA Insider @ShamsCharania pic.twitter.com/Zj6B6rt8pF
In case that’s hard to read:
Dwight Howard and Anthony Davis both went from 6’11 to 6’9.75
LeBron James went from 6’8 to 6’8.5
Kevin Durant went from 6’9 to 6’9.5
Klay Thompson went from 6’7 to 6’5