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New NBA Height Disclosure Yielding Weird Results

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The Stadium quotes Shams Charania with heights that defy expectations for some of the NBA’s most prominent players.

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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...

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