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Thursday, January 25, 2007

"Short Help is Better Than No Help at All"

The average American male stands approximately 5-9, while the average NBA player is approximately 6-7. How difficult is it for someone who is 5-9 or shorter to achieve sustained success in pro basketball? Only five such players have participated in at least eight NBA seasons: Hall of Famer Calvin Murphy, Muggsy Bogues, Spud Webb, Earl Boykins and Charlie Criss. I look at those players' special qualities--and a current player who may join that quintet, Nate Robinson--in my newest NBCSports.com article:

5-9 and Under

posted by David Friedman @ 12:25 AM



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