WATCH: Spurs’ giant swallows tiny reporter with massive handshake
San Antonio Spurs center Boban Marjanovic stands 7-foot-3 and weighs nearly 300 pounds. His body was made for dominating basketball games and scaring little children. He’s literally a giant.
And his hands … well, they’re unlike anything you’ve ever seen. Just watch this postgame interview after Monday’s win over the Minnesota Timberwolves—Marjanovic would not need a glove if he played center field.
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— Real Super Dave (@SuperStatsDave) December 29, 2015
All jokes aside, the 27-year-old rookie is also a wonderful basketball player. Stepping in for a resting Tim Duncan, Marjanovic scored 17 points in 15 minutes on Monday night. He’s shooting 65.9 percent from the floor this season, and averaging 9.1 points per game over his last seven contests.
The highest PER in the NBA among players who have played 15+ games is not Stephen Curry (31.7). It's the @Spurs' Boban Marjanovic (36.3!)
— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) December 29, 2015
He doesn’t play very often, but when he does the opposing team has no idea how to guard him. Can you blame them?
The dude can dunk without jumping. Dudes who can dunk without jumping are walking cheat codes. Exhibit 403: Why the Spurs aren’t fair.