This is a measurement of how high a player can jump from a standing position. When describing lebron s vertical jump business insider wrote he can get to 40 inches while the nba average is 28.
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Lebron james vertical combine. Just how high nobody knows though. Because business insider is attracted to hyperbole like ants to sugar they are misreporting. Lebron james has been the most dominant basketball force in the more recent years and uses his jumping ability to jump over opponents and.
The average vertical jump for a nba player is about 28 inches when attempting to go above the rim but james is nothing short of ordinary and dominates with a vertical leap of 44 inches. Georgia tech guard josh okogie and villanova guard donte divincenzo tied to record the highest max vertical leap at 42 inches. The current reigning monarch of the air is lebron james.
One this we do know is that lebron james does have a vertical that s over 40 inches. We all know he jumps really high and he s been recorded going over 40 inches. James 44 inch 4 inches less than jordan s vertical leap puts the top of his head a full 4 inches above the rim and only two inches lower than his airness.
Look at all the vert with steps max vert numbers from the nba combine this year and you ll see one guy is below 28. The two led a group of 11 participants that recorded max a vertical leap of 40 inches or above. Here are some results from the combine measurements from the 2018 nba draft combine highest max vertical leap.
With his vertical leap reportedly measuring in at somewhere north of 40 inches the nba average is in the high 20s king james is able to. As much as we d want to say we re certain about the 44 inch vertical of lebron james we can t. This information was gathered from as much data sources as we could analyze but we re not certain still.
How can you make a list without this guy. Money aside james is also known for his incredible vertical jump.