Suleiman Ali Nashnush 245 cm Libyan who was the tallest basketball player at 2.45 m (8 ft ½ in). (b.1943 d.1991). Suleiman Ali Nashnush (1943 - February 25, 1991) is one of twelve individuals in medical history to reach or surpass eight feet in height. He was a Libyan basketball player and actor. In 1960, he successfully underwent surgery to correct his abnormal growth. He was one of the tallest basketball players ever at 8'0½" (245 cm) and played for Libya. The 1st tall athlete in the world.
Sun Ming Ming 236 cm 2.36 m (7 ft 9 in) – Tallest Basketball player alive. Sun Mingming (simplified Chinese: 孙明明; traditional Chinese: 孫明明; pinyin: Sūn Míngmíng, born August 23, 1983) is a Chinese basketball player. He is one of the tallest players to ever play professional basketball, standing 7 ft 9 in (2.36 m) and weighing 370 lb (168 kg). Ming wears size 20 sneakers. He also makes occasional appearances as an actor. the 2nd tall athlete in the world.
Kenny George 234 cm 2.34 m (7 ft 8 in) – Tallest American basketball player. Kenneth George Jr. is an American college student and former college basketball player known for his great height. Somewhere between 7 ft 7 in (2.31 m) and 7 ft 9 in (2.36 m), he was the tallest basketball player in the United States during the two years he played for his college team, the University of North Carolina at Asheville (UNCA) Bulldogs,and may have been the tallest player in the history of college basketball. The 3rd tall athlete in the world.
Manute Bol 231 cm 2.31 m (7 ft 7 in) – Retired Sudanese professional basketball player. Tied as tallest player in National Basketball Association (NBA) history. Manute Bol (English pronunciation: /məˈnuːt ˈboʊl/; October 16, 1962 – June 19, 2010) was a Sudanese-born basketball player and activist. Until the debut of Gheorghe Mureşan, Bol was the tallest player ever to appear in the National Basketball Association. Bol is believed to have been born on October 16, 1962 in either Turalie or Gogrial, Sudan. He was the son of a Dinka tribal chief, who gave him the name "Manute," which means "special blessing." The 4th tall athlete in the world.
Gheorghe Mureşan -231 cm. 2.31 m (7 ft 7 in) – Retired Romanian professional basketball player. Tied as tallest player in NBA history. Gheorghe Dumitru Mureşan, (Romanian pronunciation: ; born February 14, 1971 in Triteni, Romania), also known as Ghiţă or George, is a retired Romanian professional basketball player. At 7 ft 7 in (2.31 m), he is tied with Sudanese player Manute Bol as the tallest man to ever play in the NBA. Both his parents are of average size, and unlike Bol, his great height is the result of a pituitary disorder.The 5th tall athlete in the world.
Yao Ming 229 cm 2.29 m (7 ft 6 in) – Tallest current NBA player. Yao Ming (Chinese: 姚明; pinyin: Yáo Míng; born September 12, 1980) is a professional basketball player who plays for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is currently the tallest player in the NBA, at 2.29 m (7 ft 6 in). The 6th tall athlete in the world.
Jorge Gonzales 231 cm 2.29 m (7 ft 7 in) Tallest professional WWE wrestler (retired). Jorge González (born January 31, 1966) is an american former basketball player and retired professional wrestler who competed in the World Wrestling Federation under the ring name, Giant González. The 7th tall athlete in the world.
Slavko Vraneš 229 cm Tallest notable Montenegrin. Slavko Vraneš (born January 30, 1983) is a Montenegrin professional basketball player. At 2.29 m (7 ft 6 in), he is one of the tallest players in the world. He is currently a member of UNICS Kazan. the 8th tall athlete in the world. tall man.
Rik Smits 224 cm. 2.24 m (7 ft 4 in) Tallest Dutch basketball player. Rik Smits (born August 23, 1966 in Eindhoven, Netherlands) is a retired Dutch professional basketball player who spent his entire professional career with the Indiana Pacers of the National Basketball Association. The 7'4" (2.24 m) center was drafted by the Pacers out of Marist College with the second overall pick in the 1988 NBA Draft. The Dutch-born player was nicknamed "The Dunkin' Dutchman". The 9th tall athlete in the world.
Jaber Rouzbahani 223 cm 2.23 m (7 ft 4 in) Tallest Iranian Professional basketball player. Jaber Rouzbahani (born May 10, 1986 in Isfahan, Iran) is an Iranian professional basketball player who currently plays for Zob Ahan Esfahan BC in the Iranian Super League. He is a center known for his large size, with a height of 7 feet 4 inches, a weight of 260 pounds, and with an 8-foot wingspan. Outside Iran, he is most famous for attempting to enter the National Basketball Association in the 2004 NBA Draft. He was not drafted and currently has not been signed by any NBA teams. The 10th tall athlete in the world.
Boban Marjanović 222 cm 2.22 m (7 ft 3 in) Tallest Serbian Professional basketball player. Boban Marjanović (Serbian Cyrillic: Бобан Марјановић; born August 15, 1988 in Zaječar, SFR Yugoslavia) is a Serbian professional basketball player. He is a 2.21 m (7 ft 3 in) tall center. The 11th tall athlete in the world.