Greatest NBA Players Over Seven Feet Tall


The Top Ten

1 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.

VERY arguable; Wilt and Kareem were substantially better.

Arguably the most dominant Center of All Time. - anthonybecerra831

2 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.
3 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.
4 Hakeem Olajuwon Hakeem Olajuwon Hakeem Abdul Olajuwon, formerly known as Akeem Olajuwon, is a Nigerian-American retired professional basketball player.

Definitely not 7 feet tall, this is a well known fact. Many players heights are exaggerated on their team roster.

Google is your friend, but not if you just read the thumbnail. Try Googling "NBA players real height", it will open your eyes. I repeat, he is 6-9.5.

Not 7 feet tall. His barefoot height is 6-9.5.

5 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.
6 Robert Parish
7 Dirk Nowitzki Dirk Nowitzki
8 Patrick Ewing Patrick Ewing

Only a little over six foot nine, all true Knicks fans know this.

9 Yao Ming Yao Ming

The biggest basketball international sensation of our generation - anthonybecerra831

10 Dikembe Mutombo

The Contenders

11 Artis Gilmore
12 Arvydas Sabonis

The greatest "what if" in basketball history. World's second-best center [behind only Kareem] during the Cold War, he was trapped on the USSR national team. By the time he got to the NBA, he was old and nearly crippled after numerous surgeries, but his sound basketball fundamentals and massive size still allowed him to have a solid few years.

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