Some Of The Tallest NBA Players Ever
In the real world, six feet might be tall, but in the basketball world, that becomes one of the smaller people on the court. Height and weight are significant factors for basketball players. At the professional level, most players are above six feet three inches. Here are some of the top 8 tallest NBA players of all time, and it gets beautifully crazy.
8. Ralph Lee Sampson (7 ft 4 in)
Ralph Lee Sampson is a retired NBA player. He was a three-time college player of the year, and number one pick in NBA draft of 1983. With Houston rockets, Sampson averaged 10.9 rebounds and 20.7 points for his first three seasons before injuries set in.
7. Rik Smits (7 ft 4 in)
Rik Smits is one of the tallest Dutch professional NBA players of all times. He spent a better portion of his career with the Indiana Pacers. Smits was drafted out of Marist College by Pacers, and a second overall pick in the 1988 NBA draft. He was considered the second player, behind Reggie Miller, as deeply talented individuals in Pacers team.