Tallest Players In NBA History, Ranked By Height

Tallest Players In NBA History, Ranked By Height

6.Yao Ming (2.29m)

Yao Ming was the tallest NBA player during his time with the Rockets. After eight years of his excellent performance with the Rockets, he was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame.

5. Shawn Bradley (2.29m)

Shawn Bradley was the Philadelphia 76ers second pick back in 1993, along with stars Chris Webber and Penn Hardaway. He played three seasons for the 76ers before he was transferred to the Nets.

4. Slavko Vraneš (2.29m)

Slavko Vraneš was only able to play a single game of NBA as a member of Portland Trailblazers back in the 2003-04 season. The Serbian played for three minutes in the game and missed his only shot attempt.

3.Tacko Fall   (7-foot-6)

Technically, Tacko Fall was considered 7’7 for quite a while, but after the NBA changed their measurement standards, he was knocked down to 7’6. Despite that, Fall is still one of the tallest men to have not only graced the NBA, but also the entire world.

2. Manute Bol (2.31m)

Bol is the second tallest player in the NBA ever. He also weighed only 200 pounds. But that did not stop him from having a decent career in the league. He played for 10 years for several teams, namely: Washington Bullets, the Golden State Warriors, the Philadelphia 76ers and the Miami Heat.

1. Gheorghe Mureșan (2.31m)

Gheorghe Muresan is the tallest player in NBA history, beating Manute Bol by a few millimeters. He was a good player as well.He bagged the NBA Most Improved Player Award in the 1995-96 season, in which he averaged 14.5 points, 9.6 rebounds and 2.26 blocks per game.