1 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. He is known for his fun, friendly personality, and is one of the most beloved athletes of all time.
2 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 . ...read more.
3 Akebono Taro
4 Randy Johnson
5 B. J. Raji
6 CC Sabathia
Carsten Charles Sabathia Jr. is an American professional baseball pitcher for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball.
7 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.
8 Zdeno Chara
Zdeno Chára (born 18 March 1977) is a Slovak professional ice hockey defenseman who serves as captain of the Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League (NHL). He won the James Norris Memorial Trophy while playing for the Bruins in the 2008–09 season. Standing at 6 feet 9 inches (2.06 m) tall, Chára ...read more.
9 Yao Ming
Yao Ming is a Chinese basketball executive and retired professional basketball player who played for the Shanghai Sharks of the Chinese Basketball Association and the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association.
10 Vladimir Tkachenko
He is taller (2.23m) and heavier (135-150 kgrs) than O'Neal.
11 William Perry
12 Gheorghe Mureșan
The Romanian basketball center has a height of 7 ft 7 in (2.31 m) and a weight of 325 lb (147 kgr). He is tied for tallest player ever to have played in the NBA (tied with Manute Bol).
13 Giant Haystacks
14 Kenny George
15 Nikolai Valuev
Standing at 7.0 ft (2.13 m) and weighting 328 pounds (149 kgr), the Russian athlete is best known for being the tallest and heaviest world champion in boxing history. He held the WBA heavyweight title twice between 2005 and 2009.
16 Uvais Akhtaev
The first Soviet basketball giant was Chechen in origin and stood at 7 ft 7 1⁄2 in - 7 ft 9 in (2.33-2.36 m) and weighted approximately 400-420 lb (180-190 kgr).
Uvais started playing in Almaty, Kazakhstan since 1947. He attracted a lot of people in basketball games. Although Akhtaev was one of the most prominent basketball players of the 1950s, he was twice chosen for the USSR National Olympic team (1952,1956) but never played as he was asked to change his last name and he refused.
17 John Tenta
18 Nelson Frazier Jr.
19 Big Show
Paul Randall Wight, Jr. is an American professional wrestler and actor, better known by his ring name Big Show.
20 Jorge González
21 Gogea Mitu
Gogea Mitu, born Dumitru Ștefanescu (1909-1936) was a Romanian professional boxer. Mitu is listed by the Guinness Book of World Records as the tallest professional boxer.
His height was 7 ft 5 in (2.26 m) and weight 330 lb (150 kg).
22 Mark Eaton
23 Slavko Vranes
7'6 feet, 300 lbs.
24 Arvydas Sabonis
25 Lasha Talakhadze
The official strongest man in the world is 6 ft 5 1⁄2 in tall and weights 365 - 375 pounds. Not only big but ultra strong.