List of the Tallest Players in NBA History

Basketball is a highly popular sport in the US attracting more than 300 million viewers. Reports from the National Sporting Goods Association show that more than 26 million US citizens play basketball regularly. The National Basketball Association (NBA) was formed in 1949 and is composed of 30 teams today. Taller people have an advantage on the basketball court. It is no wonder that the NBA has had some of the tallest players in history.

Mark Eaton – 7’4’’ or 2.24 meters

Mark Eaton is one of the most inspirational players that has ever played in the NBA. He was a popular player for the Utah Jazz in the 1980s and 1990s. He was one of the tallest players standing at 2.24 meters or 7’4”. Between 1982 and 1993, he played 875 games.

Gheorghe Muresan – 7’7’’ or 2.31 meters

Gheorghe Muresan played for the Washington Bullets and the New Jersey Nets between 1993 and 2000. His height was 7’7’’ or 2.31 meters. He played a total of 307 games and gained an average of 9.8 points, 1.5 blocks, and 6.4 rounds.

Ralph Sampson – 7’4’’ or 2.24 meters

Ralph Sampson played for Houston Rockets in the 1980s. His height was 7’4’’ or 2.24 meters. Unfortunately, his basketball career was thwarted by sports injuries after playing for five seasons in the NBA.

Pavel Podkolzin – 7’5’’ or 2.26 meters

Pavel Podkolzin had one of the most impressive heights standing at 7’5’’ or 2.26 meters. He is also known as the player who changed teams most throughout his career in NBA. He played for the Metis Varese from 2002 to 2004, Dallas Mavericks from 2004 to 2006, Fort Worth Flyers in 2006, and several others.

Boban Marjanovic – 7’4’’ or 2.24 meters

Boban Marjanovic is a current player in the NBA and has a height of 7’4’’ or 2.24 meters. Since 2015, he has played for Dallas Mavericks, San Antonino Spurs, Philadelphia 76ers, Detroit Pistons, and Los Angeles Clippers.

Moses Brown – 7’2’’ or 2.12 meters

Moses Brown has a height of 7’2’’ or 2.12 meters. He played for Portland Trail Blazers in 2019, Oklahoma City Thunder in 2020, Dallas Mavericks, and Boston Celtics in 2021. Among all native players in the US, he is the only one who broke the record of over 7 feet tall.

Chuck Nevitt – 7’5’’ or 2.26 meters

Chuck Nevitt played basketball between 1982 and 1994. He played for several teams, such as Los Angeles Lakers, Chicago Bulls, Houston Rockets, and Detroit Pistons. He played a total of 155 games in 9 seasons.

The popularity of NBA betting

The growth of NBA betting has attracted new customers to the US casino and sportsbook operators. Today, it is possible to engage in online betting with real money and wager on your favorite basketball team from any place in the country where online gambling is allowed. Bettors enjoy a variety of advantages in online casino sites such as promotions, bonuses, quick cash-outs, and access to a wide range of games.

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