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The 5 Tallest NBA Player in History

1. Gheorghe Muresan

Gheorghe Muresan or also called Ghita is the tallest NBA player in History. He is 7.7 feet inches or 2.31 meters. His position was as a center for Washington Bullets and New Jersey Nets. His NBA career is from 1991-2006.

Gheorghe Muresan

2. Manute Bol

The name Manute has a meaning as a special blessing for the Dinka Tribe, Sudan. Manute Bol along with Gheorghe Muresan is the tallest NBA player in History. Manute Bol is 7 feet 6.75 inches or 2.30 meters according to Guinness Book of Record. His position was as a center for several teams from 1985-1986, including Washington Bullets and Miami Heat.

Manute Bol

3. Shawn Bradley

Shawn Paul Bradley is in the third position in our list. He is 7 feet and 6 inches or 2.29 meters. His career is from 1993-2005. His position was as a center for Philadelphia76ers, New Jersey Nets, and Dallas Mavericks.

Shawn Bradley, NBA

4. Yao Ming

As a teenager he played for the Shanghai Sharks in China from 1997-2001. He then selected by the Houston Rockets in 2002-2011 with a position as a center. He is 7 feet and 6 inches or 2.29 meters tall. He lead United States in All-Star Voting and became the only player from outside of US to do so. He is also the only tallest player in Hall of Fame.

Yao Ming, NBA

5. Sim Bhullar

Gursimran Bhullar or also called as Sim Bhullar was the first player of Indian descent to play in NBA. He is 7 feet 5.5 inches or 2.26 meters. His career starts in 2014 until now. Now, he plays for the Sacramento Kings.

Sim Bhullar, NBA

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