WINGSPAN is a term to describe the length of a basketball player's arms and hands. The player stands straight with both arms fully extended out to his sides; the measure from fingertips to fingertips is his "wingspan."
When you have extended arms, your potential especially defensive is immediately more interesting.Giannis Antetokounmpo
can counter a 3 point shot from nearly anywhere because of his 7'57 wingspan.
This year in the NBA, we also saw Rudy Gobert
finish best rebounder, you can imagine that his wingspan of 7'71 has something to do with it.Kevin Durant
is also known for being one of the best player all time and his 7'5 wingspan has a lot to do with it.
Victor Wembanyama is a French professional basketball player. The 7'3 tall guy of 18 years old is considered one of the best European prospects of his generation. He is also considered the favorite to become the first pick in the 2023 NBA draft.
His wingspan was measured at 7'9... yes 7'9 that's more then Giannis, Gobert and KD.