Top Ten Best 7 Foot Tall Basketball Players of All-Time


The Top Ten

1 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is an American retired professional basketball player who played 20 seasons in the National Basketball Association for the Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Lakers.

Of course 7 foot and 2 inches man

Kareem is just amazing

Greg Slaughter sucks - 2storm

I farted vet

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2 Wilt Chamberlain Wilt Chamberlain Wilton Norman "Wilt" Chamberlain was an American basketball player . He was born on August 21, 1936 in Philadelphia and died on October 12, 1999 in Los Angeles due to heart failure . more.

He is always at the hoop to score and scoring 100 points is the best nobody will ever do better I PROMISE

A lot like Shaq, but Wilt was taller, stronger, faster, and a MUCH better jumper.

I believe it's quite obvious.

100 point game

3 Hakeem Olajuwon Hakeem Olajuwon Hakeem Abdul Olajuwon, formerly known as Akeem Olajuwon, is a Nigerian-American retired professional basketball player.

Hakeem Olajuwon is NOT 7 feet tall, he is only 6-9.5 barefoot height.

Greg Slaughter doesn't deserve to be on this list - 2storm

Anyone could destroy Greg Slaughter in the NBA - 2storm

Hakeem is much better than Greg Slaughter - 2storm

4 Shaquille O'Neal Shaquille O'Neal Shaquille Rashaun O'Neal, nicknamed Shaq, is a retired American professional basketball player who is currently an analyst on the television program Inside the NBA.

Shaq should be higher than ming and Hakeem 4 titles 6th on the all time scoring list during the 2000s he was an unstoppable think if he had stayed with la

The first Sasquatch in the NBA

Shaq is better than the dream. That Greg guy shouldn't even be on here. Kareem and Wilt are better though.

Just 11 percent?

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5 Yao Ming Yao Ming


Tall ball

6 Greg Slaughter

7 footer in the Philippine Basketball... - charven

Come from University of the Visayas. 2 Times CESAFI MVP Player. Proud Visayanians. - charven

Slaughter was the starting center for the Sinag Pilipinas team that won the 2011 SEA games and the 2011 SEABA tournament which was the qualifying tournament for the 2011 FIBA Asia Championship. He was also a part the national team pool in preparation for the 2013 FIBA Asia Championship held in the Philippines but did not make it to the final 12 roster. He was again invited to the pool that will train to compete in both the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain and the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, but he declined. - charven

Plays in the Philippines? No offense but he needs to be taken off. Basketball is an American thing - bobbythebrony

7 Artis Gilmore

What a great player and human being; all 7 feet, 2 inches of him [legitimate height! ].
Had the bad timing to have his potential Jacksonville college team's NCAA Final Four championship bid squashed by John Wooden's unbeatable UCLA machine.
Then he got overshadowed by the NBA/ABA rivalry and then merger.
Then unfortunately played against the old Wilt and the young Kareem, who were of course better, but outside of them, almost nobody else who ever played was better, and Artis would EASILY be the best center in the NBA if he played today.

8 David Robinson David Robinson David Maurice Robinson is an American former professional basketball player, who played center for the San Antonio Spurs in the National Basketball Association for his entire career.
9 Patrick Ewing Patrick Ewing

Not 7 feet tall.

10 Dikembe Mutombo

The Contenders

11 Pau Gasol Pau Gasol Pau Gasol Sáez is a Spanish professional basketball player for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association.
12 Arvydas Sabonis

What a shame he spent his best years playing for the USSR national team. By the time he got to the NBA, he was old and nearly crippled, but as a young man, he was possibly a match for even Kareem and Wilt.

13 Manute Bol

Manute Bol was Mr. Tall

14 Kristaps Porziņģis


15 Steven Adams Steven Adams

Steven Adams is the goataroni

He's good

16 Karl-Anthony Towns Karl-Anthony Towns

Eat cream cheese boos!

17 Kevin Durant Kevin Durant Kevin Wayne Durant is an American professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association. He was MVP of the 2017 NBA Finals.
18 Marc Gasol Marc Gasol
19 Andre Drummond Andre Drummond Andre Jamal Drummond is an American professional basketball player for the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association.

Great center

20 Gheorghe Muresan
21 Mark Eaton
22 Ralph Sampson
23 Thon Maker

Type thon maker on YouTube need I say more

24 Dirk Nowitzki Dirk Nowitzki

Top 5 greatest 7 foot tall players

25 Giannis Antetokounmpo Giannis Antetokounmpo Giannis Antetokounmpo is a Greek professional basketball player for the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association.
26 Ben Simmons Ben Simmons
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