Message Board Basketball Forum - InsideHoops

Go Back   Message Board Basketball Forum - InsideHoops > InsideHoops Main Basketball Forums > NBA Forum

NBA Forum NBA Message Board - NBA Fan Forum

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 02-17-2013, 10:46 AM   #1
Living Being
Entity of Existence
 
Living Being's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 1,097
Default Who is the fastest player in the NBA with and without the ball?

I remember Jeremy Lin having a faster 25 yd time than John Wall, but slightly lower top speed at the combine. Is Lin still fast?
This the type of competition they should have all-star weekend, like the NHL.

Wall, Lawson, Rondo, Parker, Ellis, Lin, James, Rose, etc...... who is your top 5 with and without the ball?
Living Being is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-17-2013, 10:52 AM   #2
9512
Le Poopoo
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 2,747
Default Re: Who is the fastest player in the NBA with and without the ball?

Baseline to baseline I know Devin Harris established a Guinness world record for fastest. It was done during all star weekend in 09 or 2010.
9512 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-17-2013, 10:53 AM   #3
#number6ix#
305 native
 
#number6ix#'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Pinewood, FL
Posts: 3,361
Default Re: Who is the fastest player in the NBA with and without the ball?

In no particular order
Lebron
Tony Parker
Westbrook
Wall
Ty Lawson
#number6ix# is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-17-2013, 10:54 AM   #4
ralph_i_el
EG's replacement
 
ralph_i_el's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Verizon Center Basetment
Posts: 2,838
Default Re: Who is the fastest player in the NBA with and without the ball?

With the ball- Ty Lawson or Wall

Without the ball- Lebron
ralph_i_el is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-17-2013, 10:56 AM   #5
TheNaturalWR
Local High School Star
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 1,005
Default Re: Who is the fastest player in the NBA with and without the ball?

With the ball it's John Wall EASILY for me.
Without the ball is tougher.
TheNaturalWR is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-17-2013, 11:01 AM   #6
JellyBean
College star
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Posts: 3,912
Default Re: Who is the fastest player in the NBA with and without the ball?

Great question.

With:
Ty Lawson
John Wall
Derrick Rose
Rajon Rondo
Nate Robinson

Honorable Mention:
Tony Parker
Russell Westbrook
Monta Ellis
Darren Collison
Eric Beldsoe


Without:
Probably the same five
JellyBean is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-17-2013, 11:08 AM   #7
Cowboy Thunder
2012 I rep flatulence
 
Cowboy Thunder's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: ...smells good man
Posts: 3,558
Default Re: Who is the fastest player in the NBA with and without the ball?

Westbrook, easily
Cowboy Thunder is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-17-2013, 11:11 AM   #8
gengiskhan
Banned
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 3,574
Default Re: Who is the fastest player in the NBA with and without the ball?

All-time is easy

DENNIS RODMAN had springs in his step. Even at age 35, this guy was so quick off to the other ends with those long hop steps he took. & his lateral sideways movements both sides was quickest I've ever seen. unbelievable. a reason why he is the GOAT defensive player ever.

his body never age.

At present, I dunnno.
gengiskhan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-17-2013, 11:19 AM   #9
arifgokcen
DON'T FEED THE TROLL
 
arifgokcen's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Posts: 2,025
Default Re: Who is the fastest player in the NBA with and without the ball?

With the ball- Wall

Without the ball- Lebron
arifgokcen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-17-2013, 11:21 AM   #10
Pointguard
NBA rookie of the year
 
Pointguard's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: New York City
Posts: 6,446
Default Re: Who is the fastest player in the NBA with and without the ball?

John Wall with the ball.

Lebron without the ball.
Pointguard is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-17-2013, 11:25 AM   #11
Rysio
Local High School Star
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 1,822
Default Re: Who is the fastest player in the NBA with and without the ball?

for all those saying lebron without the ball but not with the ball. why? he travels every time with the ball so 1lb isnt slowing him down.
Rysio is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-17-2013, 11:33 AM   #12
arifgokcen
DON'T FEED THE TROLL
 
arifgokcen's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Posts: 2,025
Default Re: Who is the fastest player in the NBA with and without the ball?

Quote:
Originally Posted by Rysio
for all those saying lebron without the ball but not with the ball. why? he travels every time with the ball so 1lb isnt slowing him down.


Dude you always make me laugh
arifgokcen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-17-2013, 11:40 AM   #13
inclinerator
Future NBA G.O.A.T
 
inclinerator's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 9,959
Default Re: Who is the fastest player in the NBA with and without the ball?

i might go with nate robinson without the ball
inclinerator is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-17-2013, 11:42 AM   #14
abuC
Cuba
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 1,621
Default Re: Who is the fastest player in the NBA with and without the ball?

Norris Cole has to be up there even though he looks out of control half the time.
abuC is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-17-2013, 11:42 AM   #15
Walker
Cool Custom Title
 
Walker's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Posts: 808
Default Re: Who is the fastest player in the NBA with and without the ball?

Walker is offline   Reply With Quote
This NBA Basketball News Website Sponsored by:
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:12 PM.




NBA Basketball Forum Key Links:
InsideHoops Home
NBA Rumors
Basketball Blog
NBA Daily Recaps
NBA Videos
Fantasy Basketball
NBA Mock Draft
NBA Free Agents
All-Star Weekend
---
High School Basketball
Streetball
---
InsideHoops Twitter
Search Our Site













Powered by vBulletin Version 3.5.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. Terms of Use/Service | Privacy Policy