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vicptguard
Years ago

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Tallest player at local/regional level?

Would be interested to here who the tallest players are and how tall they are at your local/area level. Surely there must be quite a few 7 footers or ever taller?

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Mookie
Years ago
17:53 23 Apr 12

Reply #359507

re: Tallest player at local/regional level?

There's a baller at Ringwood who's 6'3 but got mad hops, loves taking it to the rack. Height means nothing, a pimp is a pimp.


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Anonymous
Years ago
18:52 23 Apr 12

Reply #359511

re: Tallest player at local/regional level?

My 18 year old is 6' 11"


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vicptguard
Years ago
19:06 23 Apr 12

Reply #359513

re: Tallest player at local/regional level?

Mookie: I'm pretty sure that's not the tallest.


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ceres
Years ago
20:51 23 Apr 12

Reply #359523

re: Tallest player at local/regional level?

hahaha vicptguard, I'm pretty sure Mookie knows that. I think you missed his point.


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Bear
Years ago
05:51 24 Apr 12

Reply #359539

re: Tallest player at local/regional level?

Vic Country will have two boys 6' 8" tall playing in the under 16 Nationals this July at Tamworth, should be worth checking out....!


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Coach roach
Years ago
06:58 24 Apr 12

Reply #359543

re: Tallest player at local/regional level?

How tall is Mitch mott in mount gambier


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Anonymous
Years ago
08:45 24 Apr 12

Reply #359564

re: Tallest player at local/regional level?

Sam Harris is the 19th tallest player to have ever played professional basketball.


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vicptguard
Years ago
14:02 24 Apr 12

Reply #359653

re: Tallest player at local/regional level?

@Bear: That should be good!

@Coach Roach: Never heard of him


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Anonymous
Years ago
14:23 24 Apr 12

Reply #359659

re: Tallest player at local/regional level?

I beleive that Sam Harris is the tallest man in australia


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vicptguard
Years ago
15:10 24 Apr 12

Reply #359665

re: Tallest player at local/regional level?

Thanks @Anonymous for the info about Sam H, I'm just curious to see if there is any undiscovered big men around in the local/state leagues.


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Boom
Years ago
15:25 24 Apr 12

Reply #359669

re: Tallest player at local/regional level?

Ric Howard. First year u20 for Tas this yr. 7 footer with 3 range but injury prone!!


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vicptguard
Years ago
16:29 24 Apr 12

Reply #359679

re: Tallest player at local/regional level?

Any other info on this Ric Howard guy @Boom?


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The Globetrotter
Years ago
19:31 24 Apr 12

Reply #359701

re: Tallest player at local/regional level?

@Coach Roach, Mitchell Mott from Mount Gambier is 7ft 1".


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Boom
Years ago
07:25 25 Apr 12

Reply #359731

re: Tallest player at local/regional level?

But slow! Ric was a TIS guy, went to AIS but came back due to injury!

He barely played at 20's and looked out of shape?

He can hit the 3 and has good aggression but needs to get fit again!!

Twice the player Harris was at same age


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vicptguard
Years ago
17:25 25 Apr 12

Reply #359790

re: Tallest player at local/regional level?

Can't find much info on Mitchell Mott @Globetrotter, what division/age group is he in?


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vicptguard
Years ago
12:06 26 Apr 12

Reply #359895

re: Tallest player at local/regional level?

And thanks @Boom


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Red72
Years ago
06:49 13 Jul 12

Reply #370126

re: Tallest player at local/regional level?

Any other big men out there at the moment?


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Mimas 31
Years ago
21:35 26 Nov 12

Reply #389135

re: Tallest player at local/regional level?

Any above 7' undiscovered?


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Anonymous
Years ago
22:46 26 Nov 12

Reply #389143

re: Tallest player at local/regional level?

There is this Jawai fella who is Australian and tall although I think he is playing for a soccer team in Spain.


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Anonymous
Earlier this year
09:07 2 Jan 15

Reply #508145

re: Tallest player at local/regional level?

Anyone know of any new relatively undiscovered 7 footers playing in local comps?


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Anonymous
Earlier this year
10:10 2 Jan 15

Reply #508146

re: Tallest player at local/regional level?

Anyone know of any new relatively undiscovered 7 footers playing in local comps? WHO CAN ACTUALLY PLAY ?????

Over the thinking you need to be a TALL to play great ball

You need a SHORT ( 6ft'2 3 4 5 6 ) to get the ball to your TALLS......


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Anonymous
Earlier this year
13:18 2 Jan 15

Reply #508159

re: Tallest player at local/regional level?

The above poster has short kids evidently.


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Anonymous
Earlier this year
13:37 2 Jan 15

Reply #508160

re: Tallest player at local/regional level?

Anyone who's 7 foot and "undiscovered" isn't "undiscovered". They've just been discovered as being rubbish :)


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Anonymous
Earlier this year
14:39 2 Jan 15

Reply #508164

re: Tallest player at local/regional level?

Ditto to above

Think that is what previous Anon meant when they stated " and who can play"


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Bear
Earlier this year
16:53 2 Jan 15

Reply #508172

re: Tallest player at local/regional level?

You guys, seriously though just take time to go and watch u/18 Nationals each year and you will spot them. Some get discovered there or start to really get looked at from 16 years old and on.

I am sure every state and the Kiwis will have at least one kid around 6' 10" or above. Oh, and I am sure they can play...


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Anonymous
Earlier this year
17:04 2 Jan 15

Reply #508174

re: Tallest player at local/regional level?

The likelihood of an unknown, talented 7ft + person that can run and chew gum at the same time would be approx 0.00001%

Every kid with height has been asked if they play basketball several times a week before they finish primary school. Most eventually play at some level and if they show any sort of ability are progressed through junior development programs quickly.

Anstey showed that you can come via another sport (tennis) and develop basketball skills at a late age.

Wade Helliwell comes to mind as a player to come from nowhere at a late age and have a professional career.

Jawai coming from Banaga could have easily not been spotted although he was sent to boarding school.


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Anonymous
Earlier this year
17:11 2 Jan 15

Reply #508176

re: Tallest player at local/regional level?

Bear you said the same thing 12 months ago in this very thread. No new talent same old same old.


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Anonymous
Earlier this year
17:14 2 Jan 15

Reply #508178

re: Tallest player at local/regional level?

@ above Anon. Actually Bear said it 2 years ago...

Do you know the team ? do tell. We all thought team selected after Albury


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Melbourne Boy
Earlier this year
19:14 2 Jan 15

Reply #508186

re: Tallest player at local/regional level?

Kewal Shiels is the tallest man in Australia, 7 foot 4, played for Craigeburn last year Big V.


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Melbourne Boy
Earlier this year
19:15 2 Jan 15

Reply #508187

re: Tallest player at local/regional level?

http://www.thetallestman.com/kewalshielsmohar.htm


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Anonymous
Earlier this year
20:30 2 Jan 15

Reply #508202

re: Tallest player at local/regional level?

He may be equal tallest if Harris is supposedly 7'4"


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Anonymous
Earlier this year
20:45 2 Jan 15

Reply #508210

re: Tallest player at local/regional level?

I hope this thread is re visited in a year so we can all ask the same dumb ass question?


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Anonymous
Earlier this year
18:09 5 Jan 15

Reply #508455

re: Tallest player at local/regional level?

Anon #146 - You need a SHORT ( 6ft'2 3 4 5 6 ) to get the ball to your TALLS......

^That's so funny!


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