We created a list of the tallest players in NBA History for you. All these professional basketball players are taller than 2.23 m. Let’s check the tallest professional basketball players in the National Basketball Association history.
10. Rik Smits 2.24 m 7 ft 4 in
He is The Dunking Dutchman professional basketball player who spent his entire professional career with the Indiana Pacers. He averaged 14.8 points per game. Eaton holds the NBA record for most blocks in a season (456).
9. Mark Eaton 2.24 m 7 ft 4 in
He is an American retired professional basketball player averaged of 6.39 blocks per game. He was chosen two times NBA Defensive Player of the Year. He was a legend defender of Utah Jazz.
8. Slavko Vraneš 2.26 m 7 ft 5 in
He was born on January 30, 1983. He is a Montenegrin professional basketball player who played just 1 season at Portland Trail Blazers.
7. Pavel Podkolzin 2.26 m 7 ft 5 in
He is the tallest Russian professional basketball player who played in NBA. He played two seasons at Dallas Mavericks.
6. Chuck Nevitt 2.26 m 7 ft 5 in
He is a retired professional American basketball player. He is the tallest player that won NBA championship tallest player at Lakers in 1985.
5. Sim Bhullar 2.26 m 7 ft 5 in
He is a Canadian professional basketball player who played just 3 matches in NBA at Sacramento Kings in the 2015 season.
4. Yao Ming 2.29 m 7 ft 6 in
He is the retired professional basketball player who played Houston Rockets. He is the tallest player who played All-Star Game in NBA history. He averaged 9.2 points per game. He is the basketball legend of China.
3. Shawn Bradley 2.29 m 7 ft 6 in
He is the third tallest professional basketball player in NBA history. He is an American-German retired professional basketball player averages 5.2 rebound per game at his career. He played 9 seasons at Dallas Mavericks.
2. Manute Bol 2.31 m 7 ft 6.75 in
Manute Bol was from Sudan. He was born on October 16, 1962. He is the second tallest professional basketball player in NBA history averaged 3.3 blocks per game at his career.
1. Gheorghe Mureșan 2.31 m 7 ft 7 in
He was born on February 14, 1971. He is the tallest player in NBA history. Also, he is the tallest person in Romania and the European Union. He played NBA from 1993 to 2000 averaged 6.4 rebounds per game at his career.