Dirk Nowitzki wants to know if he is faster than Peyton Manning

Friday October 23rd, 2015

Dirk Nowitzki has had an illustrious NBA career and has a wide array of talents, but he has never been particularly well known for his speed. On Twitter he recently wondered who would win in a race between him and another slow-footed superstar athlete, Peyton Manning.

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This is an excellent locker room argument, as everyone likely has an opinion on who would win, but how could we ever get to the bottom of such a question? That is where our heroes, Mavericks forward Chandler Parsons and Broncos linebacker Von Miller, come in.

Miller puts the over under on times at 5.7 seconds and thinks the 39-year-old quarterback will defeat the 37-year-old power forward by at least one and a half yards.

While it is a long shot to actually occur, this could make for the most entertaining footrace since Charles Barkley took on elderly NBA ref Dick Bavetta.

And remember, even though the players both seem slow while everyone else is whizzing around them during games, they are probably still way faster than us regular people.


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