NBA teams place a great emphasis on the wingspan of their players, and some believe a long wingspan can even offset any disadvantage in height. For example, standout players like Kevin Durant, Anthony Davis, James Harden and Giannis Antetokounmpo have long wingspans relative to their heights.
Arms are the first point of contact in an NFL game. If you can't get your hands on an opponent as a lineman because he has a much better reach than you, you're going to have a bad time. There are surely players who can succeed despite having short arms, but they're more the exception than the rule.
The average height of a quarterback in the NFL is 6’3”, with most falling in the 6’2” to 6’5” range. The NFL has had some successful tall QBs like Ben Roethlisberger, Philip Rivers, and Cam Newton, but the tallest QBs aren't necessarily the best, as the career of Dan McGwire shows.
On June 5, 2002, 14-year-old Elizabeth Smart, the daughter of a close-knit Mormon family, was taken from her home in the middle of the night by religious fanatic Brian David Mitchell and his wife, Wanda Barzee. Elizabeth was kept chained, dressed in disguise, and repeatedly raped.
John Wayne Gacy is one of the worst serial killers in U.S. history. The brutality of his crimes stunned even seasoned detectives. He sexually assaulted and killed 33 young men for his own pleasure and buried 29 of them under his crawl space. He was executed by lethal injection on May 10, 1994.
The article takes a look at 15 of the shortest goaltenders to play in the NHL. These goalies all stood below 5'8 and played at a time when height wasn't emphasized. In the current NHL, small goalies are almost non-existent. This is because the current style of play rewards taller goaltenders.
Hand size is important for a quarterback. Nearly every play has the quarterback handling the ball, and small hands mean less ball control. Quarterbacks such as Drew Brees and Russell Wilson have shown it's possible to have success at a height of 6'0" or shorter if you have huge hands.
We look at some players with the biggest hands in NBA history. Being tall like Shaq does not guarantee huge hands. Players like Wilt Chamberlain do not have impressive hand sizes considering their height. Players like Rondo, Jordan, Dr. J, Kawhi Leonard and Giannis have pretty impressive hand sizes.
Six lithium-ion battery types are compared to one another with respect to specific energy, specific power, performance, lifespan, safety, and cost.
A look at some of the tallest goalkeepers in the world. These soccer players stand at least 6'7". Which is pretty rare in the world of association football, where the average player stands at 5'9".
John Muhammad and Lee Boyd Malvo unleashed a horrifying series of attacks on residents of the DC area and beyond. During their 3-week reign of terror, 10 people were killed and 3 critically injured.
Hand-eye coordination is an important skill but is often underrated in most sports. In sports, it's used from start to finish. It's essential for all athletes to possess strong hand-eye coordination.
Foreign students who make up their minds to study in Germany are initially faced with a lot of questions. Unfortunately, getting the right answers about studying in Germany can sometimes be tricky.
Get an MSc in Computer Science from one of the tuition free universities in Europe. Tuition-free European countries like Germany and Norway offer master's in Computer Science with no tuition fees.
A long arm span or reach is an important physical attribute in boxing. A good percentage of boxing champions have enjoyed a significant reach advantage over most of their opponents.
Most professional goalkeepers are at least 1.8 meters (5'11") tall, yet the following short goalkeepers were able to have successful professional careers despite standing below 1.73 meters (5'8").
This article outlines the four categories of questions the German Embassy asks students seeking a student visa. See example questions and answers.
We rely on DNA, fingerprinting and dental records for the identification of murder victims. Sometimes killers ensure their victims are not identified. Luckily, forensic science continues to evolve.
Toxic environmental organic compounds are mostly produced as a result of our various industrial activities. However, these environmental organic compounds may arise from unlikely sources as well.
The UFC has introduced leg reaches in their tale of the tape. Though not crucial, they can still have a slight influence on how a fight will play out.
These NBA players had the odds stacked against them considering that their parents were shorter than 5'10". However, they grew tall, which helped propel their careers to great heights.
A look at some good German companies that offer jobs to students during the holidays. These holiday jobs can help students gain valuable work experience in Germany in addition to earning good cash.
Sherdog, Reddit MMA, and The Underground are the biggest MMA forums on the net right now. They attract MMA fans who want to have entertaining discussions, but each of these forums has its pros and cons.
Ellenberg's indicator values can be used to estimate abiotic factors at a site. They can also be used to monitor changes in abiotic factors over time.
The article takes a look at killers who were convicted with the help of the most unlikely pieces of evidence.
Accutane is a powerful drug with some serious side effects. It is mainly used in the treatment of severe cases of acne. The article summarises everything you need to know about Accutane and acne.
Your motivation letter is very important and can determine if your student visa will be granted or not. In this article, you will find in-depth explanations and examples of the key components that every motivation letter should have.
The article gives some lessons one can learn from watching true crime shows. You shouldn't miss crime shows like "Snapped," "Forensic Files," "The FBI Files," "Cold Case Files," and "Solved" for anything.
You have applied for a student visa to study in Germany, but unfortunately your student visa has been refused. You are devastated and can't figure out why your visa was refused. Here are some possible reasons.
Most plants in the same family have similar characteristics. These similar characteristics can mostly be seen in their flowers.
Water has some properties that can make it a good refrigerant. It also possesses some undesirable properties that makes its application as a refrigerant very challenging and inefficient to implement.
Students usually make unnecessary mistakes in their examinations that cost them precious marks. These are some of the common errors they make in their electricity and magnetism exams.
Ape index compares an individual's arm span relative to their height. MMA fighters with a higher ape index have numerous advantages in their weight class. Here are fourteen of the best.
Ghana has myths ingrained in its society and directs the way of life and behavior of its people. Some of these myths have evidence to back them up and serve as sacred and tourist attraction sites.
The article takes a look at some interesting behaviours that people with acne usually exhibit.