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UrAFatCunt

Your theroy does not work in this situation, because if you watch the video you can clearly see that Robinson jumped before Yao even started. By the time Yao left the ground (about 2") Robinson was pretty much at his max vertical leep.

ChannelFlix.com

well, yao's really slow :-)

Danny Ball

In the case of that magnificent block on my idol Yao, it proves that timing is everything.

Tanner

"Since we know that Yao weighs 58.1 percent more than Robinson does (180 divided by 310 equals 0.581), we can calculate that Yao’s vertical leap should be only 58.1 percent of Robinson’s."

Your calculations are WRONG! In order to determine the percent deffierence between Yao and Robinson you would have to divide 180 by 310 and MINUS the product of that from 100. So in other words Yao is 41.9 percent bigger than Robinson. . . How did you get a PopSci blog when simple math escapes you?

Kobe Bryant

This block is totally ill advised! I gotta give props to ma boy Nate for this nastyness. But just one thing. Your blocking a 7 foot white man. Lets see this on someone like Shaq! And he did win the slam dunk contest, so the guys got hops. This ain't got nothing to do with science.

Kobe Bryant

This block is totally ill advised! I gotta give props to ma boy Nate for this nastyness. But just one thing. Your blocking a 7 foot white man. Lets see this on someone like Shaq! And he did win the slam dunk contest, so the guys got hops. This ain't got nothing to do with science.

kobe bryant

This block is totally ill advised! I gotta give props to ma boy Nate for this nastyness. But just one thing. Your blocking a 7 foot white man. Lets see this on someone like Shaq! And he did win the slam dunk contest, so the guys got hops. This ain't got nothing to do with science.

Cody Gill

I believe that you are all nerds, nate robinson is amazing and it was an amazing block. You wknow what else is amazing, sean bradley! What a dreamboat. A tall vanilla glass of ice cream. MMMM Kobe's cool too! He dropped 81 MFin' points lets see nate robinson or yao ming do that. What doesnt make sense to me is why you're discussing a block, one simple play, when you could be analyzing KObe scorin 81 on the Raps. You should all be using your egg herad brains for that. Theres some food for thought. Holla back!
P.S Mind Olympics!!!!!!!

Randy

Actually, Yao Ming weighs 72% more than Nate Robinson. 72% of Nate Robinson's 180 lbs is 130 lbs (I am rounding). 180 plus 130 is Yao Ming's 310 lbs.

Or, Nate Robinson weighs 58.1% of Yao Ming. 310 lbs multiplied by 58.1% is 180 lbs.

Or, Nate Robinson weighs 41.9% less than Yao Ming as 310-180=130. Do the math and 130 lbs is equal to 41.9% of Yao Ming's weight. Therefore, the 130 lbs difference is equal to 41.9% of Yao Ming's weight.

The math is not wrong, just how the reference is used in explaining how much Nate Robinson weighs in relation to Yao Ming.

Bok Gatus

hi.. im bok.. uhmm, as we all know, 7'5 is still 7'5 and 5'9 is too small. its just a matter or the keyword.. TIMING

Win Chung

Man, I'd give anything to have obscene hops like that. Under 6 feet and a NBA slam dunk champion? Come on! Gimme a break! =)

Well, I just started a training regime that I found at this article site. You could check it out at the URL below to double your hops.

http://ezinearticles.com/?Increase-Vertical-Leap---Be-A-Monster-On-The-Court&id=426431

Well, at least I'm trying.

Cheers!
WinChung

Increase Vertical Jump

wow, 42 inches is a big vertical jump. Nate is a great player with more technical ability than Yao who can improve.

-Darren

Crunkjuice23

Men YAO is just slow but now he's dunkin pretty hard a gotta admit but he can't jump everybody has dunked on him man that can't be possible why nobody dunks like that on SHAQ or D HOWARD MAN he's a bad playa he aint no all star

Niko Sports Blog

this was a lucky block by Nate Robinson. miscalculation by Yao.

Jacob

This is hilarious stuff. In my opinion both these guys are freaks. Yao is pretty articulate for such an enormous man...

jump program

Well, I love Yao, but that's rough :P

Oh well not much Yao can do in that situation but try not to get anyone hurt. Great dunk.

Who doesn't love Nate Robinson?

jump higher

I love Nate Robinson! He knows how to jump higher than anyone!

baja hoodie

I have more respect for Nate than any other player.

Johnnylu

YEA i agree Nate Robinson is the man,great jumper

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Enjoyed reading this and would rather examine my own life and see where I am.Thank you v much for sharing...

Markin Ambuh

I love Yao so much.

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