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NBA Record: Dwight Howard’s 39.5″ Vertical Jump Set Record Reach of 12’6″

VIDEO: Dwight Howard stopped by the ESPN Sport Science lab to prove he’s the NBA player with the highest documented reach — wired with pressure distribution and forces sensors in his shoes applied by Dr. Cynthia Bir (Wayne State University). Prior to the test jump, the highest documented NBA vertical reach is held by Shaquille […]

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Allen Iverson Leaves 76ers to Care for His Daughter

Allen Iverson who returned to the 76ers as a free-agent in December and has not played since February 20 will not return for the rest of the season. Allen Iverson is returning to Atlanta to be with his family to care for his 4-year-old daughter, Messiah, who has an undisclosed illness. Wikipedia: Allen Iverson

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Shaquille O’Neal Might Miss Rest of Regular Season After Surgery to Repair Injured Thumb

Cavaliers center Shaquille O’Neal, 38, had surgery on his right thumb by specialist Dr. Thomas Graham at the National Hand Center in Baltimore Monday morning. O’Neal injured his thumb Thursday at Boston during a blocked shot by Glen ‘Big Baby’ Davis. He is expected to wear a splint the next two weeks, and them begin […]

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