10 Jogadores mais altos da história da National Basketball Association (NBA)

10 Tallest players in National Basketball Association history

10. Ralph Sampson - 7 ft 4 (2.24 m) in 235 lb (107 kg) - USA

Houston Rockets (1983–1987)
Golden State Warriors (1987–1989)
Sacramento Kings (1989–1991)
Washington Bullets (1991–1992)
Currently tallest player inducted into the Hall of Fame.

9. Rik Smits - 7 ft 4 (2.24 m) in 250 lb (113 kg) - Nedherlands

Indiana Pacers (1988–2000)

8. Mark Eaton - 7 ft 4 (2.24 m) in 290 lb (132 kg) - USA
Utah Jazz (1982–1993)
He set records for most blocked shots per game in a single season (5.56 bpg in 1984–85) and for an entire career (3.50 bpg) - both marks still stand today.

7. Pavel Podkolzin - 7 ft 5 (2.26 m) in 305 lb (138 kg) - Russia


Dallas Mavericks (2004–2006)

6. Chuck Nevitt - 7 ft 5 (2.26 m) in 250 lb (113 kg) - USA

Houston Rockets (1982–1983, 1988–1990)
Los Angeles Lakers (1984–1985)
Detroit Pistons (1985–1988)
Chicago Bulls (1991)
San Antonio Spurs (1993)
Tallest player to win an NBA Championship.

5. Yao Ming - 7 ft 6 (2.29 m) in 310 lb (141 kg)
Houston Rockets (2002–2011)
Tallest player to play in at least one All-Star Game, widely considered to be a first-ballot Hall of Fame inductee.

4. Shawn Bradley - 7 ft 6 (2.29 m) in 275 lb (125 kg) - USA/Germany (dual citizen)


Philadelphia 76ers (1993–1995)
New Jersey Nets (1995–1997)
Dallas Mavericks (1997–2005)
Born to American parents in the former West Germany. Weighed just 235 pounds when he entered the league in 1993.

3. Slavko Vraneš - 7 ft 6.55 (2.30 m) in 275 lb (125 kg) - Montenegro

Portland Trail Blazers (2004)
Played in one game, on January 8, 2004 against the Minnesota Timberwolves. Played 3 minutes, with one shot attempt from the field (missed) and one personal foul. Vraneš was officially listed as 7'5" while playing in the NBA, and has since grown taller (7'6" or 2.30 m), according to most sources.

2. Manute Bol - 7 ft 7(2.31 m) in 200 lb (91 kg) - Sudan

Washington Bullets (1985–1988, 1994)
Golden State Warriors (1988–1990, 1994)
Philadelphia 76ers (1990–1993, 1994)
Miami Heat (1994)
Played alongside the shortest player in NBA history, Muggsy Bogues, during the 1987–88 season for the Washington Bullets; their difference in height was 28 inches. Only player in NBA history to have more blocked shots than points scored in his career. Unlike Mureşan and most people of this height, Bol did not suffer from a Pituitary disease; he was naturally tall. Weighed just 195 pounds when he entered the league in 1985.

1. Gheorghe Mureşan - 7 ft 7 (2.31 m) in 315 lb (143 kg) - Romania

Washington Bullets (1993–1997)
New Jersey Nets (1998–2000)
Generally considered slightly taller than Manute Bol. Bol was officially measured at 7 feet, 6 3/4 inches tall by the Guinness Book of World Records.
Source: wikipedia.org

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