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Top Ten Tallest nba Players 2016

2 of 16 Brad Mangin/NBAE via Getty Images
2 of 16 Brad Mangin/NBAE via Getty Images

2 of 16 Brad Mangin/NBAE via Getty Images Gheorghe Muresan (7-7) Muresan, like Bol, was a productive center as well as being one of the tallest to ever play the game.

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3 of 16 Nathaniel S
3 of 16 Nathaniel S

The Tallest Players in NBA History In honor of Skyscraper Day on September 3, SI.com is looking back at the NBA's "skyscrapers" — the tallest players in league history.

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4 of 16 John W
4 of 16 John W

According to a survey, the average height of the most basketball players is around 6’7’. Gheorghe Muresan and Manute Bol were both 7’7”, who were the tallest NBA players in the world. Currently, Hasheem Thabeet is the tallest player in the NBA whose height is 7’3’.

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7 of 16 David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images

2 of 16 Brad Mangin/NBAE via Getty Images Gheorghe Muresan (7-7) Muresan, like Bol, was a productive center as well as being one of the tallest to ever play the game.

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6 of 16 Glenn James/NBAE/Getty Images

Mamadou Ndiaye, UC Irvine's 7-foot-6 center, will not withdraw from the upcoming NBA draft, which means he could become the tallest player selected since Yao Ming in 2002. Repeat after us: Seven. Foot.

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8 of 16 John W

The 2016-2017 NBA rosters definitely don't have the tallest (Manute Bol and Gheorghe Muresan, 7'7") or the shortest (Muggsy Bogues, 5'3") men to ever play the sport, but they do have 42 players that are over 7 feet. The Mavericks and Hornets each have four players that are 7 feet or taller, which is the most per team in the league.

The NBA's Tallest and Shortest Together
The NBA's Tallest and Shortest Together

The 8 Tallest And 8 Shortest NBA Players ... as we discuss the 8 tallest NBA players, and the 8 shortest ... He was drafted in 2016 at the age of 18, and he’s ...

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nba Tallest
nba Tallest

A full foot taller than the average NBA player and nearly two feet taller than the average American male. He is one of the NBA tallest NBA players who is regarded slightly taller than another tallest NBA player, Manute Bol. Standing a fraction taller than Manute Bol, Muresan is the tallest to grace the NBA.

nba Shortest
nba Shortest

Take a look at the Top 10 Shortest NBA Players in the World 2016. The shortest NBA player is Tyrone Bogues. Shortest player in the NBA, Shortest player 2016

Manute Bol
Manute Bol

A full foot taller than the average NBA player and nearly two feet taller than the average American male. He is one of the NBA tallest NBA players who is regarded slightly taller than another tallest NBA player, Manute Bol. Standing a fraction taller than Manute Bol, Muresan is the tallest to grace the NBA.

Gheorghe Muresan
Gheorghe Muresan

Gheorghe Dumitru Mureșan, also known as "Ghiță", is a Romanian retired professional basketball player. At 7 feet 7 inches, he is the tallest player in NBA history, along with Manute Bol. He is also the tallest living person in the European Union.

Shawn Bradley
Shawn Bradley

Take a look at the Top 10 Tallest NBA Players in the World 2016. ... Top 10 tallest NBA players in 2016: ... Shawn Bradley Shawn Bradley ...

Yao Ming
Yao Ming

At the time of his final season, he was the tallest active player in the NBA, at 2.29 m (7 ft 6 in). He is the only player outside of the United States to lead the NBA in All-Star voting.

Muggsy Bogues
Muggsy Bogues

Bogues was a player that cherished the basketball; indeed, as well as providing over 6,000 assists, Bogues' assist to turnover ratio was consistently up there with the best in the league. Manute Bol & Muggsy Bogues: teammates, and the tallest/shortest players in the history of the NBA. 1987-88.

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