High-flyers Blake Griffin and LeBron James have been filling up highlight reels with monster dunks this season. Large, athletic players have always captivated our attention with dizzying displays of power and height.
Players on the opposite end of the size spectrum have similarly sparked our interests. Most fans can relate to the smaller-statured, giving hope to people everywhere that they too can succeed in a game of giants.
I wasn't sure where to set the bar (literally), but ultimately decided on players shorter than six feet. Two of my picks are inconclusively below 6'0", so I’ll include them first.