Yao Ming, despite owning a height of 2m29, is still not the tallest NBA player in history.
Basketball has long been known as a sport for giants. According to statistics, the average height of NBA players is 2m, but do you know who is the tallest player ever to play in the NBA?
To ease the selection of the 5 highest NBA players in history, webthethao.vn will consider the criteria of the number of matches played. The five players on this list must have at least 10 appearances in the NBA, the equivalent of a 10-day contract.
Although Boban Marjanovic of the Los Angeles Clippers has a height of 2m22, it is still much lower than the 5 players who are about to be mentioned. Yao Ming is undoubtedly the player with the most successful career on this list. The Chinese player averaged 19.0 points and 9.2 rebounds (kicking off the table) in 8 seasons in the NBA.
The biggest achievement in Yao Ming’s career was his participation in the NBA All-Star 8 times from 2003 to 2009 and 2011. Yao Ming’s career was soon terminated due to a serious injury. When he was playing in America, Yao Ming was famous, not inferior to Michael Jordan.
Shawn Bradley is the player with the longest playing career on this list. In the 14 NBA seasons, Shawn Bradley averaged 9.8 points and 6.4 rebounds. The impression of the German player is probably that he was selected in 2nd place in the 1993 NBA Draft.
Manute Bol is the 2nd highest player in NBA history. The interesting fact is that he has played against the lowest player in history, the Muggsy Bogues (1m60).
Manute Bol stands out with his excellent ability to throw the ball, but the remaining skills are quite weak. According to statistics, Manute Bol averages 5.0 blocks per game in the first season in the NBA. He is also the only player in NBA history to end his career with more blocks statistics than scoring.
Gheorghe Muresan has a listed height as Manute Bol, but in fact, he is 231.06 cm tall, or 2m31.06. The greatest achievement in Gheorghe Muresan’s NBA career is the title of The most progressive player of the 1996 season.
Gheorghe Muresan has an average of 9.8 points and 6.4 rebounds in his 6-year NBA career.