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Hassan Whiteside can touch the rim without jumping (photo)

Charlotte Hornets v Miami Heat

MIAMI, FL - APRIL 7: Hassan Whiteside #21 of the Miami Heat dunks against the Charlotte Hornets on April 7, 2015 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

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Hassan Whiteside posted a standing reach of 9-foot-5 at the 2010 NBA Draft Combine.

On his tippy-toes and yanking down the rim, he can apparently make up the other 7 inches – at least if you believe the hoop is a regulation 10 feet.