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    Royce's Big Hands

    Did I hear Holly Rowe correctly during the UT game state Royce's hand dimensions measure 11-1/2 inches from base of the palm to tip of middle finger? Dang

    And what did she say was the span - from thumb to pinky ??


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    Re: Royce's Big Hands

    Pinky to thumb is 12" IIRC




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    Re: Royce's Big Hands

    Here's a video for you to watch:

    Royce White's Hand - ktla.com




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    Re: Royce's Big Hands

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUAgronomist View Post
    Here's a video for you to watch:

    Royce White's Hand - ktla.com


    Thanks for that link. That soda can disappears.


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    Re: Royce's Big Hands

    Great link, thanks!



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    Re: Royce's Big Hands

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUAgronomist View Post
    Pinky to thumb is 12" IIRC
    To put that into perspective, "Doctor J" Julius Erving had a span of 11 inches from first finger to pinky, (across the four fingers) when fully extended.


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    Re: Royce's Big Hands

    love the video.



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    Re: Royce's Big Hands

    Dang Royce



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    Re: Royce's Big Hands

    I bet he also has a big...

    ...pair of gloves.



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    Re: Royce's Big Hands

    Easier to play piano?


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    Re: Royce's Big Hands

    Then she also said "That's 23-1/2 inches of area." Fail, and fail.


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    Re: Royce's Big Hands

    Quote Originally Posted by Wesley View Post
    Easier to play piano?
    I've always had big hands and heard "you should play piano" all the time. It still annoys the crap out of me. Even as an adult people ask me if I played piano as a kid or if I can play something for them. Had a music teacher tell me in high school that I'd "never live up to my full potential if I didn't put my 'fantastic piano hands' to use". Not only was her telling me that weird, but it's the only thing she ever said to me as I wasn't in any fine arts classes and I doubt she even knew my name.

    Guess what? I never played piano. Never had an interest in it. I'm doing alright these days.

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    Re: Royce's Big Hands

    Quote Originally Posted by clone2011 View Post
    I've always had big hands.....(snip) blah blah blah (snip).....
    You should play the piano.



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    Re: Royce's Big Hands

    Don't make me cyber-punch you.



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    Re: Royce's Big Hands

    Quote Originally Posted by clone2011 View Post
    I've always had big hands and heard "you should play piano" all the time. It still annoys the crap out of me. Even as an adult people ask me if I played piano as a kid or if I can play something for them. Had a music teacher tell me in high school that I'd "never live up to my full potential if I didn't put my 'fantastic piano hands' to use". Not only was her telling me that weird, but it's the only thing she ever said to me as I wasn't in any fine arts classes and I doubt she even knew my name.

    Guess what? I never played piano. Never had an interest in it. I'm doing alright these days.

    /rant
    The thing is though...Royce does play piano...quite often actually.

    On another note, I shook Royce's hand at the hotel this week and my hand disappeared. It was like shaking hands with a pillow because not only did his hand engulf mine, but it was crazy soft too. They're just gigantic!


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